Cheap flights from Cape Town to Pretoria

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How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town (CPT) to Pretoria (PRY)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to PRY flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Pretoria flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Pretoria.



R64 - R168



12 - 23 °C



0 - 120 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop
Average priceR1 590Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip fromR1 049From Cape Town Intl to Pretoria Wonderboom Apt.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Pretoria?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Pretoria. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Pretoria?

To save up to 23% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 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 Pretoria from R2 163 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R2 327 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Pretoria?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Pretoria from Cape Town. Prices for January average R2 092 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 393. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a January flight can save you 20% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Pretoria (CPT - PRY)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 47% on flights from Cape Town to Pretoria by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Cape Town to Pretoria flights?

When travelling to Pretoria from Cape Town, your initial flight will begin in Cape Town International Airport. This airport is a hub for Mango, South African Express, and FlySafair and is located 20 kilometres from Cape Town. It has a terminal for international flights, a terminal for domestic flights, and a central terminal that connects the two together. The closest airport to Pretoria with flights from Cape Town is O.R. Tambo International Airport, which is 33 kilometres from Pretoria. This airport has the capacity to handle 28 million passengers each year. It is also a hub for South African Airways, Airlink, and FlySafair.

Which airlines fly directly from Cape Town to Pretoria?

There are several dozen flights that go directly from Cape Town into Pretoria. Airlines offering nonstop flights include South African Airways, British Airways, Safair, Kulula, and others. Most of the direct flights reach O.R. Tambo Airport in 1h 55m. The direct flights are also most often less expensive than flights that have one or more stops involved. Travellers who are looking to get to Pretoria in the quickest manner may want to choose a direct flight over another option. Airlines that offer stopover flights include South African Airways, Hahn Air Systems, and Safair.

What are the stopover options between Cape Town to Pretoria?

There are dozens of flights into O.R. Tambo Airport from Cape Town that feature stopovers in other locations. Some of the one-stop flights touch down in places like East London Airport, King Shaka International Airport, and Bloemfontein Airport. The quickest flights with one stop get to Pretoria in 2h 55m. Flights with two stops are typically longer and may be more expensive on this route. These flights may stop in places like Port Elizabeth Airport and King Shaka Airport or Walvis Bay Airport and Windhoek Hosea Kutako Airport. These flights can be as short as 5h 30m in length or as long as 9h 05m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Cape Town to Pretoria?

Going from Cape Town into O.R. Tambo Airport does not require the use of a passport or a visa. Travellers simply need to bring along a valid form of identification.

How popular is this Cape Town to Pretoria flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. flight path was viewed by 210 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Pretoria?

The most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to Pretoria are Airlink, Lift and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Pretoria

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Top 5 airlines flying from Cape Town to Pretoria

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Pretoria choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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EllinairCheapestR837AverageR982FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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FlySafairCheapestR918AverageR2 173FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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AirlinkCheapestR1 259AverageR1 733FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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MangoCheapestR1 827AverageR2 284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapestR2 355AverageR2 866FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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