Cheap flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen are usually found in April or March, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Playa del Carmen

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to CUN flight in 2022: 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 095 - R1 752
PL9
Temperature
24 - 27 °C
PL9
Rainfall
31 - 182 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R18 282

From Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen

One-way from

R14 459

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.
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.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R21 547 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R15 594. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen, book at least 28 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R21 521 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R22 790.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to Playa del Carmen flights in August, September
27 Sep - 10 Oct
R26 296pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Sep - 27 Sep
R31 923pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Sep - 27 Sep
R32 991pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen from Cape Town found for this year
1 Oct - 1 Dec
R19 250pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Oct - 2 Nov
R20 519pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Oct - 1 Nov
R20 903pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

26 Oct - 1 Nov
R20 903pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Oct - 1 Nov
R22 923pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Oct - 1 Nov
R28 734pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Delta flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen

17 Oct - 1 Nov
R23 024pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
R25 845pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Oct - 31 Oct
R26 363pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Delta
   
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
13:10 - 8:20
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
50h 10m
CPT - CUN
Turkish Airlines
R14 459
AirNGo
15:40 - 5:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
45h 10m
CPT - CUN
Multiple Airlines
R16 512
qatarairways.com
19:55 - 4:31
KLM
2 stops
39h 36m
CPT - CUN
KLM
R22 656
KLM

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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 7 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. Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R19 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen for under R19 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R19 250, but on average you can expect to pay R24 977.

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

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Playa del Carmen have been viewed 614 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 Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R13 674. KLM flights start at R16 278 while deals on Lufthansa start at R16 880 one-way.

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

On average you can expect to pay R42 886 for a flight from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen. The cheapest flight overall is R16 632 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Cancun) is currently priced at R19 250.

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 British Airways, Emirates or KLM 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.

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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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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

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Top 7 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
Qatar Airways
R14 089 R18 317 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R17 916 R19 618 No cancel fee 77%
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United Airlines
R18 211 R21 129 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
R19 103 R24 506 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
R20 169 R22 894 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
British Airways
R25 203 R29 176 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Emirates
R30 167 R38 226 No cancel fee 75%
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