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Cheap flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen from R18 964

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Playa del Carmen departing on 21/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — CUN
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to Playa del Carmen (PL9). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

May

Average price

R23 556

Round-trip from

R376 739
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R25 085 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R18 369. 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.

Cape Town to Playa del Carmen 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and Playa del Carmen in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Sun 21/420:00CPT - CUN
1 stop26h 51mUnited Airlines
Mon 29/411:14CUN - CPT
1 stop21h 06mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 964
Sun 21/421:30CPT - CUN
2 stops31h 43mDelta
Mon 29/412:38CUN - CPT
2 stops49h 47mDelta
Deal found 29/2R20 982
Sun 17/1118:45CPT - CUN
2 stops32h 30mBritish Airways
Wed 20/1115:05CUN - CPT
2 stops34h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 28/2R23 134
Sun 17/1118:45CPT - CUN
2 stops32h 31mBritish Airways
Wed 20/1115:05CUN - CPT
2 stops34h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 27/2R23 268
Fri 5/421:30CPT - CUN
1 stop29h 30mDelta
Mon 8/48:00CUN - CPT
1 stop26h 50mDelta
Deal found 28/2R25 766
Fri 5/421:30CPT - CUN
1 stop29h 30mDelta
Mon 8/48:05CUN - CPT
2 stops30h 20mDelta
Deal found 28/2R26 784
Thu 4/423:15CPT - CUN
2 stops28h 01mDelta
Mon 8/411:11CUN - CPT
1 stop23h 39mDelta
Deal found 28/2R29 186
Thu 4/419:50CPT - CUN
1 stop23h 04mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/411:14CUN - CPT
1 stop21h 06mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2R35 603
Fri 5/421:30CPT - CUN
2 stops29h 50mDelta
Mon 8/48:05CUN - CPT
2 stops30h 20mDelta
Deal found 28/2R38 024

Find flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

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Cape Town IntlCancun

CPT - CUN

CPTCUN

Cape Town Intl

Sun 21/4

1 stop26h 51m

Cancun

Mon 29/4

1 stop21h 06m

R18 964

Cape Town IntlCancun

CPT - CUN

CPTCUN

Cape Town Intl

Sun 21/4

2 stops31h 43m

Cancun

Mon 29/4

2 stops49h 47m

R20 982

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When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 80 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to Playa del Carmen flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Playa del Carmen by month

Plan your trip from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen is currently R0 while a return flight costs R19 973. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen (average of R1 020). Flying from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen in August is currently the most expensive (average of R1 512). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R19 963

February

R19 598

March

R20 348

April

R22 365

May

R19 733

June

R20 809

July

R25 977

August

R29 051

September

R20 540

October

R22 999

November

R21 596

December

R25 132

Temperature and rainfall in Playa del Carmen by month

Plan your trip to Playa del Carmen by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CUN

Temperature

24 - 30 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Playa del Carmen

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Playa del Carmen. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Playa del Carmen. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
8,1
Very Good
11 818 reviews

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

7,9

Entertainment

8,1

Food

7,5

Crew

8,6

Reviews

1 / 10

Although I adhered to 17.7 lbs for carry-on and complied with dimensions of personal item for ITA, I felt very restricted compared to other travelers.

8,1
Very Good
11 818 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 818 reviews

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

7,9

Entertainment

8,1

Food

7,5

Crew

8,6

Reviews

1 / 10

Although I adhered to 17.7 lbs for carry-on and complied with dimensions of personal item for ITA, I felt very restricted compared to other travelers.

7,4
Good
11 794 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 818 reviews

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Comfort

7,9

Entertainment

8,1

Food

7,5

Crew

8,6

Reviews

1 / 10

Although I adhered to 17.7 lbs for carry-on and complied with dimensions of personal item for ITA, I felt very restricted compared to other travelers.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

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 5 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.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R19 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R19 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just R18 964, but on average you can expect to pay R19 963.

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

What does CPT to CUN mean?

Cape Town Intl Airport is CPT and Cancun Airport is CUN. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Tulum Intl Airport (TQO), Cozumel Airport (CZM).

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Playa del Carmen
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Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
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KLMCheapestR17 779AverageR27 062FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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United AirlinesCheapestR18 936AverageR22 593FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR20 481AverageR24 422FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapestR21 178AverageR22 404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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British AirwaysCheapestR21 217AverageR23 982FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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