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Cape Town to New York City Last modified: Dec 9, 2019 3:17 -05:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to New York City. Kenya & British Airways frequently offer the best deals to New York City flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Kenya
CPTNYC
Thu 03/05
1 stop
NYCCPT
Wed 03/11
1 stop
R11 781
British Airways
CPTNYC
Thu 01/16
1 stop
NYCCPT
Mon 01/20
1 stop
R12 058
Iberia
CPTNYC
Fri 01/24
2 stops
NYCCPT
Tue 02/11
2 stops
R12 380
Emirates
CPTNYC
Thu 03/05
1 stop
NYCCPT
Wed 03/11
1 stop
R12 687
Turkish
CPTNYC
Tue 02/11
1 stop
NYCCPT
Mon 02/17
1 stop
R13 096
Qatar
CPTNYC
Tue 02/11
1 stop
NYCCPT
Mon 02/17
1 stop
R13 140

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to New York City?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to New York City, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R12 073.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to New York City?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cape Town to New York City based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Cape Town to New York City?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cape Town to New York City.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R0 R16 151
7-14 days R21 763 R15 025
14-21 days R21 763 R12 395
21-30 days R25 739 R16 838
30-60 days R17 656 R12 058
60-90 days R14 339 R11 781
90+ days R14 339 R11 781

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to New York City

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to New York City is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R12 526R11 781R11 781R11 752R12 380R12 336R11 883

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to New York City by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cape Town to New York City flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Cape Town New York City British Airways 2019/12/08 2019/12/11 1 R11 883
January Cape Town New York City British Airways 2020/01/25 2020/02/08 2 R12 336
February Cape Town New York City Kenya 2020/02/12 2020/02/26 1 R11 781
March Cape Town New York City British Airways 2020/03/05 2020/03/15 1 R11 752
April Cape Town New York City Kenya 2020/04/24 2020/05/02 1 R11 781
May Cape Town New York City Kenya 2020/05/06 2020/05/13 1 R11 781
June Cape Town New York City Qatar 2020/06/16 2020/06/30 1 R13 184
July Cape Town New York City Qatar 2020/07/14 2020/07/28 1 R13 184

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to New York City

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cape Town to New York City. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R16 151
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R16 151 R19 235
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R19 235 R13 885
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R13 885 R31 263
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R31 263 R17 539
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R17 539

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to New York City

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Cape Town to New York City is R12 263.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to New York City is R19 702.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to New York City

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Cape Town to New York City. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Cape Town to New York City is R9 048.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to New York City is R12 263.

Cape Town to New York City Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to New York City?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Cape Town flying to New York City Last modified: Dec 9, 2019 3:17 -05:00Number of routes searched: 84Number of itineraries searched: 614 667

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to New York City? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to New York City. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Cape Town to New York City
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
British Airways LGW
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
KLM AMS
Kenya NBO
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Turkish IST

Cape Town to New York City Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cape Town and New York City. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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