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The best prices from Dublin to Cape Town are usually found in May or March, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dublin (DUB) to Cape Town (CPT)

DUB - CPT
Price
£402 - £740
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

£489

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

£402

From Dublin to Cape Town

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dublin to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Dublin to Cape Town.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Dublin to Cape Town from £622 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £638 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Dublin. Prices for May average £616 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £407. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dublin to Cape Town (DUB - CPT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Dublin to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Dublin to Cape Town in November, December 2020

The best prices found for DUB to CPT flights in November, December
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£470pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£471pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 11 Dec
£477pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin

Dublin to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dublin found for next year
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£470pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£471pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 11 Dec
£477pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin

Last-minute flights from Dublin to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Dublin, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£470pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 10 Dec
£471pp
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Dublin
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Cape Town Intl
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Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Dec - 11 Dec
£477pp
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Dublin
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CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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Dublin

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Dublin to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Dublin to Cape Town due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Dublin and Cape Town for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Dublin to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Dublin to Cape Town Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Dublin to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £450. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £391, but on average you can expect to pay £437.

Are there direct flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £375 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Dublin to Cape Town, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dublin to Cape Town for under £525?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Dublin to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £525.

How popular is this flight route?

The Dublin to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 549 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Dublin or Cape Town?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Dublin is roughly greater than that of Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 25 days.

Is Dublin weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Cape Town is generally hotter than in Dublin. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

A quick flight from Dublin to Cape Town can take about 14h 35m. KLM provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £463. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Dublin to Cape Town return?

Flying on Lufthansa is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at £392. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Turkish Airlines and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at £455 and £463, respectively. Lufthansa is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Dublin to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Dublin to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.43
Average temperature for November in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Cape Town
24.0 mm

Airports servicing Dublin

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines from Dublin to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dublin to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
£510 £601 No change fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£490 £679 No cancel fee 77%
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Ethiopian Air
£485 £689 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
£510 £692 No change fee 77%
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KLM
£462 £763 No change fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£694 £904 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£716 £918 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£540 £982 No change fee 76%
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British Airways
£646 £997 No cancel fee 70%
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