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Cheap flights from Auckland to Cape Town

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl 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)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CPT flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
AKL - CPT
Price
$1,350 - $2,356
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 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

Round-trip from

₹1,350

From Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$1,000

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

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?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Auckland to Cape Town. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Auckland to Cape Town from $1,758 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,910 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $1,607 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,212. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Auckland to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Cape Town in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to CPT flights in September, October
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$1,759pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$1,815pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$1,886pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Auckland found for this year
30 Nov - 27 Dec
$1,755pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$1,759pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Nov - 27 Dec
$1,768pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Cape Town
10:15 - 04:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
29h 10m
AKL - CPT
Singapore Airlines
02:00 - 04:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 25m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$1,037
BudgetAir

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Cape Town

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. Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,755, but on average you can expect to pay $2,370.

How popular is this Auckland to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 2,543 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl.

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

According to our current data, Emirates ($1,755), and Singapore Airlines ($3,261) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Cape Town.

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

Consider Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Ethiopian Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Auckland to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Auckland to Cape Town is $667. On average you can expect to pay $2,748. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $1,684.

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Auckland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Auckland Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Auckland from Cape Town?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Cape Town Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

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Alternative routes for Auckland to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.39
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

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
$1,054 $1,613 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
$1,202 $1,831 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,382 $1,965 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
$1,632 $1,960 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
$1,643 $2,031 No cancel fee 78%

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