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Cape Town (CPT) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to SYD flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
CPT - SYD
Price
R13 557 - R15 812
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 557

From Cape Town to Sydney

One-way from

R22 719

One-way flight from Cape Town to Sydney

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 Sydney?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 5%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to Sydney, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 9% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R15 156 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R16 012.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from Cape Town. Prices for August average R13 970 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R11 046. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 20% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Sydney (CPT - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Sydney at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Sydney in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CPT to SYD flights in April, May
27 Apr - 7 May
R32 024pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Apr - 29 Apr
R33 808pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Apr - 29 Apr
R36 291pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Cape Town found for this year
4 Nov - 7 Nov
R16 811pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
R16 825pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
R16 854pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Cape Town, departing today and this week
27 Apr - 7 May
R32 024pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Apr - 5 May
R50 476pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Apr - 7 May
R65 189pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Sydney
6:40 - 6:25
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
39h 45m
CPT - SYD
Singapore Airlines
R22 720
DreamWorldTravel
14:20 - 18:05
Emirates
1 stop
43h 45m
CPT - SYD
Emirates
R70 513
15:15 - 12:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
37h 40m
CPT - SYD
Qatar Airways
R109 786
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Sydney

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R25 688 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R25 688. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R24 432, but on average you can expect to pay R45 396.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Cathay Pacific with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R24 260 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Sydney for under R32 823?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Cape Town to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R32 823.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith was viewed by 2 385 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 Sydney?

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 less than Sydney. You can assume this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Sydney is generally colder than in Cape Town.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Sydney?

For as low as R31 882, Singapore Airlines can have you in Sydney from Cape Town in 22h 15m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Sydney return?

Currently priced at R24 432, Qatar Airways will fly you from Cape Town to Sydney and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Singapore Airlines for as low as R31 882.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Sydney one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R22 720. Users have also found prices from R30 340 and R70 513 on Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for April in Sydney
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Sydney
127.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Sydney 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
Etihad Airways
R859 R965 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R822 R1 006 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R911 R1 076 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R921 R1 090 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R794 R1 107 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
R891 R1 140 No cancel fee 81%
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