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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Cape Town from $1,406

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 28/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHC — CPT
26 May — 2 Jun1
1 adult
Sun 26/5
Sun 2/6

The best prices from Christchurch to Cape Town Intl are usually found in October or March, booked 9 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Christchurch (CHC) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 21 May 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$2,031

One-way from

$1,406
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From Christchurch to Cape Town Intl
One-way flight from Christchurch to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Cape Town?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 10 days in advance, which can save you up to 17% on flights from Christchurch to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 10 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,022. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,380.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Cape Town from Christchurch average $2,388. You can even find prices in October for less than $2,388, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as $1,875. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Christchurch. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Cape Town (CHC - CPT)?

When flying from Christchurch to Cape Town, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap Emirates flights from Christchurch to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Christchurch and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 120,490 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Fri 9/806:25CHC - CPT
2 stops68h 25mEmirates
Fri 23/813:05CPT - CHC
2 stops49h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,568
Fri 9/806:25CHC - CPT
3 stops63h 10mEmirates
Fri 23/813:05CPT - CHC
2 stops49h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,579
Fri 9/816:05CHC - CPT
3 stops58h 45mEmirates
Fri 23/818:20CPT - CHC
3 stops58h 30mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,721

Christchurch to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Christchurch and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 120,490 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Thu 26/906:25CHC - CPT
3 stops39h 10mEmirates
Sat 12/1013:05CPT - CHC
2 stops38h 45mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,455
Thu 26/906:25CHC - CPT
2 stops68h 25mEmirates
Sat 12/1013:05CPT - CHC
2 stops48h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,524
Fri 9/806:25CHC - CPT
2 stops68h 25mEmirates
Fri 23/813:05CPT - CHC
2 stops49h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,568
Fri 9/806:25CHC - CPT
3 stops63h 10mEmirates
Fri 23/813:05CPT - CHC
2 stops49h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,579
Thu 26/906:25CHC - CPT
3 stops63h 10mEmirates
Sat 12/1013:05CPT - CHC
3 stops62h 45mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,604
Fri 9/816:05CHC - CPT
3 stops58h 45mEmirates
Fri 23/818:20CPT - CHC
3 stops58h 30mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$2,721

One-way flights to Cape Town from Christchurch

Search for one-way flight options from Christchurch to Cape Town. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 120,490 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Tue 28/508:35CHC - CPT
2 stops36h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/5$1,406
Mon 27/511:00CHC - CPT
3 stops56h 25mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 20/5$1,569
Wed 29/506:35CHC - CPT
3 stops36h 50mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 20/5$1,620
Mon 27/506:25CHC - CPT
2 stops63h 10mEmirates
Deal found 20/5$1,644

Find flights from Christchurch to Cape Town within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Christchurch to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 120,490 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.

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$2,568 - $2,721

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ChristchurchCape Town Intl

CHC - CPT

CHCCPT

Christchurch

Fri 9/8

2 stops68h 25m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 23/8

2 stops49h 15m

$2,568

ChristchurchCape Town Intl

CHC - CPT

CHCCPT

Christchurch

Fri 9/8

3 stops63h 10m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 23/8

2 stops49h 15m

$2,579

ChristchurchCape Town Intl

CHC - CPT

CHCCPT

Christchurch

Fri 9/8

3 stops58h 45m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 23/8

3 stops58h 30m

$2,721

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 20/5

When is the best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Christchurch to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Christchurch to Cape Town, you should look to book at least 9 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Christchurch to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Christchurch to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cape Town by month

Plan your trip from Christchurch to Cape Town by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Christchurch to Cape Town is currently $1,560 while a return flight costs $2,623. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Christchurch to Cape Town (average of $1,243). Flying from Christchurch to Cape Town in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,645). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$2,140

February

$2,032

March

$2,125

April

$2,174

May

$2,143

June

$2,298

July

$2,246

August

$2,207

September

$2,254

October

$2,135

November

$2,094

December

$2,689

Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated 21 May 2024.
8.2
Very Good
1,437 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8.2
Very Good
1,437 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,437 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8.1
Very Good
3,936 reviews
8.2
Very Good
1,437 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Christchurch to Cape Town for under $2,600 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Cape Town for under $2,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $2,568, but on average you can expect to pay $2,622.

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to Cape Town round-trip?

    Currently priced at $2,568, Emirates will fly you from Christchurch to Cape Town and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

  • What does CHC to CPT mean?

    CHC and CPT are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. CHC to CPT refers to a flight route from Christchurch Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Christchurch to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Christchurch to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Christchurch to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Christchurch to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Christchurch to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Christchurch to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Christchurch to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Christchurch to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Christchurch to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Christchurch to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Christchurch to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Christchurch to Cape Town flight deals updated?

    The Christchurch to Cape Town flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/5.

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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,813Average$2,148FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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EmiratesCheapest$2,003Average$2,489FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$2,139Average$2,247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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