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San Francisco to Cape Town Last modified: Nov 14, 2019 2:16 -05:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. United & Qatar frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SFOCPT
Sun 2/9
1 stop
CPTSFO
Thu 2/27
1 stop
$789
Qatar
SFOCPT
Wed 3/11
2 stops
CPTSFO
Wed 3/25
2 stops
$820
Major Airlines
SFOCPT
Mon 1/20
2 stops
CPTSFO
Wed 1/29
2 stops
$828
Swiss
SFOCPT
Wed 3/11
1 stop
CPTSFO
Wed 3/18
1 stop
$833
Lufthansa
SFOCPT
Tue 1/14
2 stops
CPTSFO
Tue 1/21
2 stops
$844
KLM
SFOCPT
Tue 11/19
2 stops
CPTSFO
Tue 11/26
2 stops
$850

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Cape Town?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $813.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cape Town?

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 San Francisco to Cape Town 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 San Francisco to Cape Town?

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

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Cape Town

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 San Francisco to Cape Town is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$812$816$821$824$817$803$798

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Cape Town 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 San Francisco to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November San Francisco Cape Town United 11/24/19 12/8/19 2 $830
December San Francisco Cape Town United 12/9/19 12/23/19 1 $812
January San Francisco Cape Town United 1/27/20 2/10/20 2 $815
February San Francisco Cape Town United 2/27/20 3/12/20 1 $787
March San Francisco Cape Town United 3/7/20 3/16/20 1 $787
April San Francisco Cape Town Swiss 4/19/20 4/28/20 1 $833
May San Francisco Cape Town Major Airlines 5/3/20 5/12/20 1 $830
June San Francisco Cape Town Major Airlines 6/15/20 6/25/20 1 $1,201

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Cape Town

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$1,627
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$1,627 $1,124
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$1,124 $1,087
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,087 $836
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$836 $1,410
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,410

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Cape Town

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 San Francisco to Cape Town is $902.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Cape Town is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Cape Town

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 San Francisco to Cape Town. 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 San Francisco to Cape Town is $772.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Cape Town is $902.

San Francisco to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

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

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Cape Town Last modified: Nov 14, 2019 2:16 -05:00Number of routes searched: 42Number of itineraries searched: 85,810

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Cape Town. 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.

San Francisco to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Turkish IST
United EWR
Air France LHR / CDG
British Airways HEL / LHR
British Airways MAD / LHR
KLM LHR / AMS
Lufthansa AMS / FRA
Lufthansa CDG / FRA
Lufthansa CDG / MUC
Austrian LHR / VIE
United AUS / EWR
United BOS / EWR
United BZN / EWR
United DEL / EWR

San Francisco to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Cape Town. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights to Cape Town - CPT Last modified: Nov 14, 2019 2:16 -05:00

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