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Cape Town (CPT) to Playa del Carmen

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CUN flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Playa del Carmen flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Playa del Carmen.
CPT - PL9
Price
R1 284 - R2 527
PL9
Temperature
24 - 27 °C
PL9
Precipitation
31 - 182 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R18 711

From Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

One-way from

R12 357

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R22 870 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R17 720. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen (CPT - PL9)?

When flying from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CPT to Playa del Carmen flights in October, November
26 Oct - 2 Nov
R13 771pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Nov - 2 Feb
R17 356pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Nov - 2 Feb
R17 429pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town found for this year
26 Oct - 2 Nov
R13 771pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 2 Feb
R16 263pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 2 Feb
R16 336pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

Late deals on return flights to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 2 Nov
R13 771pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
R22 033pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Oct - 1 Nov
R24 321pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen
4:40 - 9:05
United Airlines
2 stops
59h 25m
CPT - CUN
United Airlines
R12 357
United
19:40 - 16:13
Air France
2 stops
51h 33m
CPT - CUN
Air France
R12 940
KLM
13:25 - 6:33
Emirates
3 stops
48h 08m
CPT - CUN
Emirates
R13 596

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">Playa del Carmen</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

Cape Town Intl (CPT) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. You should not have trouble finding flights to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Playa del Carmen per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the Cape Town airport to Playa del Carmen. It is only a 15,6 km journey to Cape Town Intl (CPT) from Cape Town’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Lufthansa, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R16 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R16 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just R16 263, but on average you can expect to pay R17 195.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R13 800?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen within the next 7 days for less than R13 800.

How popular is this Cape Town to Playa del Carmen flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen have been viewed 202 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Lufthansa, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R11 366. United Airlines flights start at R11 760 while deals on KLM start at R12 547 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

On average you can expect to pay R17 961 for a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. The cheapest flight overall is R17 961 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Cancún) is currently priced at R13 771.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen, you may want to consider flying on Air France, British Airways or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Playa del Carmen

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl can enter Playa del Carmen without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Playa del Carmen.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Playa del Carmen.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Playa del Carmen?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Playa del Carmen

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Playa del Carmen must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Playa del Carmen are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Playa del Carmen

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $1,40
Average temperature for October in Playa del Carmen
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Playa del Carmen
182.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Playa del Carmen

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen 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
Turkish Airlines
R11 372 R15 657 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R17 961 R21 516 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
R18 286 R21 332 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R18 837 R23 770 No cancel fee 69%
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British Airways
R20 628 R27 047 No cancel fee 70%
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