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The best prices from Cape Town to New York are usually found in March or May, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to New York (NYC)

CPT - NYC
Price
R13 486 - R16 290
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 486

From Cape Town to New York

One-way from

R8 658

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 861 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 999 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 933. You can even find prices in March for less than R11 933, as users have found deals to New York from as low as R9 563. 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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to NYC flights in December, January
10 Dec - 14 Feb
R9 915pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
R9 930pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 084pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Cape Town found for this year
10 Dec - 14 Feb
R9 915pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
R9 930pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Dec - 2 Jan
R10 084pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Cape Town, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 14 Feb
R9 915pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Dec - 14 Feb
R10 099pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Dec - 5 Jan
R12 152pp
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

One-way flights to New York from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to New York
18:00 - 1:25
Kenya Airways
1 stop
38h 25m
CPT - JFK
Kenya Airways
R8 659
KAYAK
13:25 - 8:55
Emirates
1 stop
26h 30m
CPT - JFK
Emirates
R9 624
Flights by SU
13:10 - 18:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 55m
CPT - EWR
Multiple Airlines
R9 839
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to New York

Can I find flights from Cape Town to New York for under R10 727 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to New York for under R10 727. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R9 915, but on average you can expect to pay R10 528.

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 Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Kenya 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 195 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 R10 727?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to New York within the next 7 days for less than R10 727.

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, American Airlines, and Kenya Airways fly from Cape Town to New York in about 19h 09m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 26m. 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, Ethiopian Air (R9 916), Virgin Atlantic (R10 651), and Kenya Airways (R11 632) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to New York. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 30% 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 Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R7 356. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Turkish Airlines, 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

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to New York
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for December in New York
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in New York
96.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 9 airlines from Cape Town to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
R479 R824 No change 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 change fee 78%

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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 change fee 75%
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United Airlines
R884 R1 421 No cancel fee 69%
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