Cheap flights from Cape Town to Sydney

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How to find the cheapest flight from
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
R14 087 - R16 430
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Precipitation
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

R14 087

From Cape Town to Sydney

One-way from

R49 200

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 748 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R16 637.

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 R14 516 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R11 477. 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.

Cape Town to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Cape Town found for this year
17 Oct - 15 Mar
R61 953pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Oct - 15 Mar
R63 584pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Oct - 15 Mar
R86 568pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Sydney
15:35 - 13:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
37h 20m
CPT - SYD
Qatar Airways
R95 436
Bookingwiz.co.th
14:20 - 6:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
55h 25m
CPT - SYD
Multiple Airlines
R49 201
Priceline
14:20 - 3:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
53h 35m
CPT - SYD
Multiple Airlines
R76 426
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Sydney

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R20 760 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Sydney for under R20 760. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R20 226, but on average you can expect to pay R41 920.

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 R20 760 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.

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 greater than that of Sydney. You can assume this to be the case over the next 16 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 R61 953, Qatar Airways can have you in Sydney from Cape Town in 37h 20m. 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 R20 952, Emirates will fly you from Cape Town to Sydney and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R31 762 and R61 953, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R95 435.

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 July in Sydney
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Sydney
90.0 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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