The cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from South Africa is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around R1 937, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Cape Town in May, then you should wait until January to fly from South Africa, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of R2 092.
The ideal time to book your flight to Cape Town is 0 days in advance, when prices tend to average R2 360. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Cape Town at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as R1 418 in the past 72 hours.
According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Cape Town from South Africa. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was R2 091. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from South Africa to Cape Town on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around R2 616. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Cape Town is in the morning. Flights from South Africa to Cape Town during this time can be as low as R2 353. Try not to purchase tickets at midday because they tend to be around R2 570. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.