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The best prices from Auckland to Cape Town are usually found in August or June, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Cape Town (CPT)

AKL - CPT
Price
$1,346 - $2,348
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$2,348

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$1,346

From Auckland to Cape Town

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 Auckland to Cape Town?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 49 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 Auckland to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,752.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Auckland in August are about $1,601 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $1,208.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Cape Town (AKL - CPT)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 6% on flights from Auckland to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets at midday.

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

The best prices found for AKL to CPT flights in December, January
8 Jan - 10 Jan
$4,299pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Jan - 10 Jan
$8,224pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Cape Town
10:15 - 06:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
55h 05m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$2,074
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Cape Town

Can I find flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,703 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,703. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,672, but on average you can expect to pay $2,519.

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

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

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,703 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Auckland to Cape Town, 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 Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 2,543 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 Auckland or Cape Town?

Auckland will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Cape Town over the next 6 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in February. The weather in Cape Town is generally hotter than Auckland's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

A quick flight from Auckland to Cape Town can take about 30h 25m. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,673. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Cape Town from $1,673 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Singapore Airlines.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.80
Average temperature for December in Cape Town
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Cape Town
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines from Auckland to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Cape Town 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
Singapore Airlines
$740 $1,132 No change fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
$844 $1,286 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
$1,146 $1,376 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
$970 $1,379 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$1,153 $1,426 No change fee 78%

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