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 to Cape Town

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CPT flight in 2022: compare Auckland to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

AKL - CPT

Price

$948 - $1,654

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

Average price

$2,021

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$1,415

From Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

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 $1,842 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $2,002 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 $1,684 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,270. 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL to CPT flights in January, February
23 Feb - 2 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

52h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 20m
$1,606

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

23 Feb - 2 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

52h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

39h 55m
$1,627

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

23 Feb - 2 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

37h 15m
$1,702

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Auckland to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Auckland found for this year
10 Mar - 31 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

52h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

31h 00m
$1,575

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

10 Mar - 31 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

37h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

31h 00m
$1,599

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

23 Feb - 2 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

52h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 20m
$1,606

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,575, but on average you can expect to pay $1,924.

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 round-trip?

According to our current data, Emirates ($1,575), Qatar Airways ($2,112), and British Airways ($4,123) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Cape Town. Emirates is priced at 6% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 $1,181. On average you can expect to pay $1,832. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $1,562.

Can I fly to Cape Town Intl from Auckland Intl right now?

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.


Can I fly back to Auckland Intl from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Cape Town Intl

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

Alternative routes for Auckland to Cape Town

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

Top 5 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,105
Average$1,690
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,259
Average$1,919
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,449
Average$2,059
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,710
Average$2,054
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,721
Average$2,128
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety