Cheap flights from Wellington to Cape Town

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The best prices from Wellington to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Cape Town

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

WLG - CPT

Price

$853 - $1,965

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

CPT

Precipitation

20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$1,936

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$1,273

From Wellington to Cape Town Intl

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, 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 Wellington to Cape Town?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 44% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Wellington to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,711, or $2,399 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Wellington with a flight ticket averaging about $1,621. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $1,235. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Cape Town (WLG - CPT)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 52% on flights from Wellington to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Related info for your journey

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

How popular is this Wellington to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 372 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Before booking your flight from Wellington to Cape Town, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Etihad Airways or Singapore Airlines.

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington 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 Wellington from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to Wellington from Cape Town Intl

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

Alternative routes for Wellington to Cape Town

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Wellington to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington 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$1,295
Average$1,881
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,782
Average$2,262
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety