Flights from New York to Cape Town

Selected fares from New York to Cape Town

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC CPT Wed, Nov 4 - Mon, Nov 16 $885
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 10 - Thu, Nov 19 $968
NYC CPT Fri, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 30 $979
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 10 - Thu, Nov 19 $1,021
NYC CPT Thu, May 21 - Sun, May 24 $1,084
NYC CPT Sat, May 23 - Wed, Jun 3 $1,084
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 10 - Thu, Nov 19 $1,218
NYC CPT Mon, Nov 2 - Mon, Nov 9 $1,478
NYC CPT Fri, Aug 28 - Fri, Sep 4 $1,609
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $8,486

New York and Cape Town airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US

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    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

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    JFK Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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    Newark Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in Cape Town , ZA

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    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 22 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) British Airways $976
Earn $9.76
Return Mon, May 25 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) British Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 22 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) British Airways $976
Earn $9.76
Return Mon, May 25 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) British Airways

Best one-week trip in May from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 29 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) British Airways $976
Earn $9.76
Return Fri, Jun 5 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) British Airways
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,421
Earn $14.21
Return Sun, Jun 7 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Emirates $1,296
Earn $12.96
Return Mon, Jun 8 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Emirates

Best one-week trip in June from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Emirates $1,296
Earn $12.96
Return Mon, Jun 8 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Emirates
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 1 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Emirates $1,471
Earn $14.71
Return Wed, Jul 8 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Emirates

Best one-week trip in July from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 1 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Emirates $1,471
Earn $14.71
Return Wed, Jul 8 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Emirates
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Flying from New York to Cape Town

Airports in New York

Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.

Parking and Transportation

All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airports

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.

Cape Town International Airport

It isn't hard to find cheap flights to Cape Town when you use Orbitz.com. The website lists all of the available flights so that you can find the best deal on air travel. The Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from the center of Cape Town. It's the second busiest airport in South Africa, and 22 airlines have flights that arrive at and depart from it. Some of the airlines that service the airport include Air France, British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

The Airport MyCiTi Shuttle runs between the airport and the Civic Center in central Cape Town. You can take a taxicab into Cape Town for approximately $20. The only taxi company authorized by the airport is Touch-Down Taxis. If you'd rather have your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses nine car-rental companies. The rental-car companies are located in front of the Central Terminal Building.

Climate in Cape Town

The winter season runs from June to the end of August, with low temperatures that range from the mid-40s to the mid-60s. Summer starts in early December and lasts through March. The low temperatures in the summer range from the high-50s to the low 60s, and the high temperatures range from the mid-to-high 70s. If you want warm weather during your trip, use Orbitz.com to plan your vacation between December and March.

Highlights and Attractions

While you're in Cape Town, you can take a guided tour on a red open-top bus, visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and take a guided walk up Table Mountain. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Cape Town, you can also make reservations for guided city tours.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to Cape Town on Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
British Airways/British Airways BA180/BA43 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 8:50 AM 777/777 19hr 35min
British Airways/Iberia BA180/IB4756 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 8:50 AM 777/777 19hr 35min
US Airways/British Airways US7159/BA43 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 8:50 AM 777/777 19hr 35min
US Airways/Iberia US7159/IB4756 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 8:50 AM 777/777 19hr 35min
American Airlines/Iberia AA6143/IB4712 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
American Airlines/British Airways AA6143/BA59 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
Finnair/Iberia AY5478/IB4712 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
Finnair/Finnair AY5478/AY5949 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
Finnair/British Airways AY5478/BA59 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
British Airways/Iberia BA180/IB4712 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 9:55 AM 777/744 20hr 40min
British Airways/British Airways BA180/BA59 JFK 7:15 AM CPT 9:55 AM 777/744 20hr 40min
British Airways/Iberia BA178/IB4712 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min
British Airways/British Airways BA178/BA59 JFK 8:05 AM CPT 9:55 AM 744/744 19hr 50min