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New York to Cape Town Flights

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Selected fares from New York to Cape Town

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC CPT Mon, Nov 3 - Thu, Nov 20 $994
NYC CPT Wed, Nov 5 - Wed, Nov 12 $1,250
NYC CPT Thu, May 22 - Mon, Jun 2 $1,285
NYC CPT Wed, May 7 - Wed, May 14 $1,319
NYC CPT Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 11 $1,356
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 11 - Thu, Nov 20 $1,357
NYC CPT Sun, May 25 - Tue, Jun 3 $1,414
NYC CPT Fri, May 9 - Fri, May 23 $1,430
NYC CPT Mon, Oct 13 - Tue, Oct 21 $1,443
NYC CPT Wed, Oct 29 - Sun, Nov 9 $1,450
NYC CPT Sat, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 30 $1,485
NYC CPT Sat, Nov 8 - Tue, Nov 18 $1,556
NYC CPT Tue, Nov 11 - Thu, Nov 20 $1,574
NYC CPT Wed, Nov 5 - Wed, Nov 12 $1,643
NYC CPT Sat, Nov 8 - Tue, Nov 18 $1,661
NYC CPT Sun, Nov 16 - Mon, Nov 24 $6,355
NYC CPT Sun, Nov 16 - Mon, Nov 24 $6,401

New York and Cape Town airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US
map of airports in New York
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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
map of airports in Cape Town
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    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

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Cheap flights from New York to Cape Town

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Featured Cape Town Airport Hotels

Cultivar Guest Lodge

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

BONNIEMILE ROAD OFF N12 Map

...Situated just 4 kms outside the centre of Stellenbosch town, Cultivar is in the countryside surrounded by farms and vineyards and is just a 50 minute drive from Cape Town or 25 minutes from the... More

Hotel only $116

City Lodge Grand West

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

GRANDWEST CASINO & ENTERTAINMENT Map

...AH0208 Hotel is set in a beautiful 1 floor building, an original Cape Dutch style of architecture Hotel is located 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport, city centre & Victoria... More

Hotel only $64

Protea Hotel Tygervalley

3 stars
2.5 / 5 2 reviews

Hendrick Verwoerd Drive, Welgemoed / Bellville Map

Stay 3 nights save 20%

...As a budget hotel in Cape Town the Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is strategically located near the airport and CBD and is tailor-made for the executive traveller.... Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is... More

Zevenwacht Wine Estate Cape Town

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Langverwacht Road 25346 Map

...It is only 35km from Cape Town City Centre. More

Hotel only $99

Townlodge Bellville

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

CNR WILLIE VAN SCHOOR AVENUE Map

...It is a 20 minute drive from the Cape Town airport. More

May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 23 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways $1,440
Earn $14.40
Return Mon, May 26 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) South African Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 5 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,259
Earn $12.59
Return Mon, May 12 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 5 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,259
Earn $12.59
Return Mon, May 12 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 29 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,642
Earn $16.42
Return Thu, Jul 31 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 29 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,682
Earn $16.82
Return Sun, Jul 6 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from New York to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jul 5 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,529
Earn $15.29
Return Tue, Nov 11 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jul 5 New York (JFK) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,726
Earn $17.26
Return Sat, Jul 12 Cape Town (CPT) New York (JFK) Turkish Airlines
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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 Sat, Apr 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
South African Airways/British Airways SA204/BA6409 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 12:50 PM 346/734 19hr 35min
United Airlines/British Airways UA7916/BA6409 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 12:50 PM 346/734 19hr 35min
US Airways/British Airways US5392/BA6409 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 12:50 PM 346/734 19hr 35min
South African Airways/South African Airways SA204/SA327 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 1:10 PM 346/346 19hr 55min
United Airlines/South African Airways UA7916/SA327 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 1:10 PM 346/346 19hr 55min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA7916/UA7923 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 1:10 PM 346/346 19hr 55min
US Airways/South African Airways US5392/SA327 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 1:10 PM 346/346 19hr 55min
US Airways/US Airways US5392/US5417 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 1:10 PM 346/346 19hr 55min
South African Airways/South African Airways SA204/SA333 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 2:10 PM 346/346 20hr 55min
United Airlines/South African Airways UA7916/SA333 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 2:10 PM 346/346 20hr 55min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA7916/UA7929 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 2:10 PM 346/346 20hr 55min
US Airways/South African Airways US5392/SA333 JFK 11:15 AM CPT 2:10 PM 346/346 20hr 55min
Delta Air Lines/Alitalia DL9410/AZ2932 JFK 4:15 PM CPT 9:35 PM 332/777 23hr 20min