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Cape Town (CPT) to Playa Del Carmen (CUN)

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 - CUN
Price
R18 120 - R35 661
CUN
Temperature
28 - 33 °C
CUN
Rainfall
12 - 247 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 120

From Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen

One-way from

R10 669

One-way flight from Cape Town 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 day to fly return from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen from R18 430 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R18 430 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 R18 452 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R15 650. 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 - CUN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Playa Del Carmen from Cape Town found for this year
10 Sep - 19 Sep
R15 594pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Sep - 19 Sep
R15 805pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Sep - 30 Sep
R16 440pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
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
13:45 - 16:25
Lufthansa
2 stops
33h 40m
CPT - CUN
Lufthansa
R10 669
Lufthansa
19:10 - 15:40
KLM
2 stops
51h 30m
CPT - CUN
KLM
R13 096
KLM
13:50 - 19:59
Turkish Airlines
3 stops
37h 09m
CPT - CUN
Turkish Airlines
R14 366
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen for under R16 934 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen for under R16 934. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R15 594, but on average you can expect to pay R19 136.

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

United Airlines, Lufthansa, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen for under R15 523 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to Cancún flight path was viewed by 202 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Cancun?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cape Town is roughly greater than that of Cancun. You can assume this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 32 °Cs in August, on average. The temperature in Cancun is generally hotter than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen?

KLM, Emirates, and Lufthansa can get you from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen in just under 31h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 27h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Playa Del Carmen is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R17 782 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and Emirates, starting at R18 798 and R22 918 round-trip. KLM is priced at 19% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 R10 443. Turkish Airlines flights start at R11 869 while deals on KLM start at R12 687 one-way.

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 = $1,41
Average temperature for May in Playa Del Carmen
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Playa Del Carmen
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town 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
R780 R1 074 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R1 255 R1 464 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R1 233 R1 477 No cancel fee 76%
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United Airlines
R1 293 R1 631 No cancel fee 69%
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British Airways
R1 416 R1 856 No cancel fee 70%
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