Cheap flights from Cape Town to Sydney

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in August or March, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Sydney

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

R950 - R1 108

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Precipitation

50 - 130 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

R15 085

From Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

R9 782

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Sydney. 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 Sydney?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 56 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 Sydney from R17 118 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R18 483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Cape Town in August are about R16 131 on average during August, but can be found for as low as R12 910.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 7% on flights from Cape Town to Sydney by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Sydney in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to SYD flights in December, January
Jan 19 - Jan 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

52h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
R16 626

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/2/21

Jan 19 - Jan 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

47h 00m
R16 991

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/2/21

Jan 19 - Jan 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

46h 30m
R17 610

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Cape Town to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Cape Town found for this year
Dec 28 - Jan 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

62h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

46h 30m
R18 626

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 28 - Jan 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

62h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

46h 25m
R19 198

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 28 - Jan 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

46h 30m
R19 722

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Cape Town, departing today and this week
Dec 12 - Dec 19
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

59h 35m
R41 096

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 10 - Dec 19
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

57h 45m
R41 937

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/29/21

Dec 10 - Dec 19
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

59h 35m
R42 271

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/21

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Sydney
Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

34h 00m
R8 575

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

22h 15m
R9 782

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

69h 45m
R14 768

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Related info for your journey

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

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.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R14 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R14 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R14 514, but on average you can expect to pay R18 515.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Sydney for under R41 100?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Cape Town to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R41 100.

How popular is this Cape Town to Sydney flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 2 385 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Sydney round-trip?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R14 514), Emirates (R16 006), and KLM (R22 818) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Sydney. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 10% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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 R9 782. Users have also found prices from R14 768 and R16 006 on Qatar Airways and KLM, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to Sydney are British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Cape Town to Sydney is R9 501. On average you can expect to pay R16 547. The most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for R18 626.

Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR12 603
AverageR17 585
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR13 052
AverageR15 967
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR13 646
AverageR15 316
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR14 150
AverageR18 103
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR14 467
AverageR17 094
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR14 624
AverageR17 310
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety