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Cheap flights from Cape Town to San Diego from R16 604

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 15/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
CPT — SAN
Jul 23 — Jul 301
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to San Diego are usually found in November or December, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to San Diego

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to San Diego (SAN). 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 18 July 2024.

Round-trip from

R16 604

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

November

Average price

R25 579
United Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • 15/10-3/11
  • 4 total stops
  • 59h 11m total
  • Cape Town to San Diego
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

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

Flights from Cape Town to San Diego are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Diego.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 3% by booking at least 45 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Cape Town to San Diego within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R16 149.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to San Diego?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Cape Town. Prices for November average R20 600 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R15 238. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a November flight can save you 31% on your journey compared to booking in August

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CPT to SAN?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to San Diego in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap Delta flights from Cape Town to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Cape Town and San Diego. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 576 159 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Delta flights we've found from Cape Town to San Diego. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Wed 6/1123:20CPT - SAN
2 stops34h 19mDelta
Wed 20/1112:21SAN - CPT
2 stops32h 09mDelta
Deal found 17/7R20 791
Fri 1/1121:15CPT - SAN
1 stop36h 01mDelta
Wed 27/1121:44SAN - CPT
1 stop35h 16mDelta
Deal found 17/7R25 015

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Cape Town to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Singapore Airlines for the route between Cape Town and San Diego. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 576 159 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Singapore Airlines flights travelling from Cape Town to San Diego. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Wed 6/1110:40CPT - SAN
3 stops35h 18mSingapore Airlines
Wed 20/1114:35SAN - CPT
3 stops56h 50mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 17/7R26 399
Sun 17/1110:40CPT - SAN
3 stops54h 57mSingapore Airlines
Sat 14/1218:58SAN - CPT
3 stops52h 27mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 17/7R28 565
Thu 31/1010:40CPT - SAN
3 stops37h 38mSingapore Airlines
Thu 28/1112:00SAN - CPT
3 stops59h 25mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 17/7R28 656
Sun 17/1110:40CPT - SAN
3 stops54h 57mSingapore Airlines
Mon 16/1215:58SAN - CPT
3 stops55h 27mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 18/7R29 202

Cheap Cape Town to San Diego flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to San Diego specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 576 159 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 July 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Cape Town to San Diego in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 23/723:15CPT - SAN
2 stops33h 29mKLM
Tue 30/76:32SAN - CPT
2 stops29h 53mKLM
Deal found 18/7R24 869
Tue 23/720:00CPT - SAN
1 stop33h 06mUnited Airlines
Tue 30/710:49SAN - CPT
2 stops38h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/7R25 798
Tue 23/710:55CPT - SAN
3 stops40h 11mSWISS
Tue 30/713:25SAN - CPT
3 stops42h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/7R46 188
Tue 23/716:35CPT - SAN
3 stops31h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/722:00SAN - CPT
2 stops30h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7R57 713
Tue 23/718:55CPT - SAN
1 stop32h 15mBritish Airways
Tue 30/720:05SAN - CPT
1 stop29h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/7R60 844

Cape Town to San Diego 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and San Diego in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 576 159 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Cape Town to San Diego in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 31/1019:50CPT - SAN
1 stop24h 12mUnited Airlines
Thu 28/118:00SAN - CPT
1 stop22h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/7R16 749
Tue 29/1020:50CPT - SAN
2 stops27h 12mUnited Airlines
Thu 28/1122:45SAN - CPT
2 stops33h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/7R16 822
Fri 1/1120:50CPT - SAN
1 stop23h 33mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/1120:49SAN - CPT
2 stops48h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7R18 898
Fri 1/1120:50CPT - SAN
2 stops32h 03mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/1120:49SAN - CPT
2 stops48h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7R19 062
Wed 30/1023:55CPT - SAN
2 stops31h 32mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/1117:20SAN - CPT
2 stops31h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7R19 298
Fri 1/1120:50CPT - SAN
1 stop32h 59mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/1117:20SAN - CPT
1 stop28h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7R19 571
Tue 29/109:30CPT - SAN
1 stop39h 55mLufthansa
Mon 2/1217:20SAN - CPT
2 stops31h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 17/7R19 590
Wed 30/1023:55CPT - SAN
2 stops31h 32mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/1217:20SAN - CPT
1 stop28h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7R19 808
Tue 29/109:30CPT - SAN
1 stop39h 55mLufthansa
Tue 3/1217:20SAN - CPT
1 stop28h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 17/7R20 099

Find flights from Cape Town to San Diego within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to San Diego 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 576 159 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.

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R16 604 - R26 617

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Return

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Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Tue 15/10

2 stops35h 11m

San Diego

Sun 3/11

2 stops24h 00m

R16 604

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Fri 1/11

1 stop23h 33m

San Diego

Sat 30/11

2 stops48h 51m

R18 898

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Tue 29/10

1 stop39h 55m

San Diego

Sat 30/11

2 stops31h 35m

R19 590

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Wed 6/11

2 stops34h 19m

San Diego

Wed 20/11

2 stops32h 09m

R20 791

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Tue 15/10

3 stops34h 18m

San Diego

Sun 3/11

2 stops30h 35m

R21 483

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Wed 30/10

1 stop31h 20m

San Diego

Sat 30/11

1 stop32h 05m

R22 466

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Sun 17/11

2 stops45h 27m

San Diego

Sun 15/12

2 stops32h 45m

R24 323

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Wed 6/11

3 stops35h 18m

San Diego

Wed 20/11

3 stops56h 50m

R26 399

Cape Town IntlSan Diego

CPT - SAN

CPTSAN

Cape Town Intl

Sun 3/11

2 stops36h 03m

San Diego

Wed 27/11

2 stops36h 24m

R26 617

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Deals found on 17/7

How far ahead should I book a flight from Cape Town to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Booking 44 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Cape Town to San Diego. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to San Diego flight should consider departing on Friday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cape Town to San Diego

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to San Diego from Cape Town with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in San Diego by month

Plan your trip to San Diego by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SAN

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Diego, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, August is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 22.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 14.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Diego

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Diego. 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 San Diego. Reviews last updated 18 July 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Delta, Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Air from Cape Town to San Diego by reading reviews from past customers. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,0
Very Good
9 735 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,9
Good
1 427 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,7
Good
1 808 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,7
Good
4 175 reviews
8,2
Very Good
1 363 reviews

Food

7,7

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,6

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Cape Town to San Diego for under R16 700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to San Diego for under R16 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just R16 604, but on average you can expect to pay R20 063.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to San Diego round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to San Diego is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R16 604 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and Delta, starting at R19 590 and R20 791 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What does CPT to SAN mean?

    Cape Town Intl Airport is CPT and San Diego Airport is SAN. 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.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to San Diego that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cape Town to San Diego flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cape Town to San Diego with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cape Town to San Diego flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to San Diego that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cape Town to San Diego flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cape Town to San Diego?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cape Town to San Diego.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cape Town to San Diego?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cape Town to San Diego by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to San Diego that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cape Town to San Diego offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cape Town to San Diego?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cape Town to San Diego flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cape Town to San Diego flight deals updated?

    The Cape Town to San Diego flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/7.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to San Diego?

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Virgin AtlanticCheapestR15 267AverageR15 872FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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KLMCheapestR16 147AverageR21 580FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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DeltaCheapestR16 271AverageR18 472FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapestR16 471AverageR18 547FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR18 404AverageR22 983FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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British AirwaysCheapestR18 882AverageR21 577FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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