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Cape Town (CPT) to New York (NYC)

CPT - NYC
Price
R13 227 - R15 977
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 227

From Cape Town to New York

One-way from

R9 244

One-way flight from Cape Town to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to New York?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to New York at least 24 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to New York for as little as R11 634 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 769 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to New York?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to New York from Cape Town average R11 704. You can even find prices in March for less than R11 704, as users have found deals to New York from as low as R9 379. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New York from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to New York (CPT - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to New York at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to New York in February, March 2021

3 Mar - 11 Mar
R11 589pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Mar - 18 Apr
R11 814pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Mar - 23 Mar
R12 145pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to New York 2021 flight deals

23 Apr - 30 Apr
R9 424pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 17 Jun
R10 747pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 17 Jun
R10 747pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to New York

5 Mar - 10 Mar
R12 235pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Mar - 11 Mar
R12 686pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Mar - 11 Mar
R12 746pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to New York from Cape Town

13:50 - 18:15
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
34h 25m
CPT - EWR
Turkish Airlines
R9 244
8:40 - 7:05
British Airways
2 stops
28h 25m
CPT - JFK
British Airways
R9 380
SnapTravelAir
13:45 - 13:37
United Airlines
2 stops
29h 52m
CPT - EWR
United Airlines
R9 740
United

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to New York

Can I find flights from Cape Town to New York for under R10 521 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to New York for under R10 521. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R9 424, but on average you can expect to pay R11 032.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to New York to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to New York are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to New York for under R9 018 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to New York, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to New York for under R13 528?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to New York within the next 7 days for less than R13 528.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Temperatures around the 30 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in New York is hotter than in Cape Town. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to New York?

Airlines like Delta, KLM, and British Airways fly from Cape Town to New York in about 20h 07m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 43m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to New York return?

According to our current data, Virgin Atlantic (R9 425), British Airways (R10 747), and American Airlines (R11 003) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to New York. Virgin Atlantic is currently priced 32% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to New York one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R7 922. However, be on the lookout for offers from British Airways and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to New York for a low price.

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Destination information for New York

Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for February in New York
7.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in New York
65.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 9 airlines flying from Cape Town to New York

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
R479 R824 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R723 R888 No cancel fee 82%
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Qatar Airways
R760 R944 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R593 R949 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
R810 R975 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
R835 R1 021 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R749 R1 095 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R800 R1 261 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R884 R1 421 No cancel fee 69%
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