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

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

All the information you need to plan the best DUB to CPT flight in 2021: compare Dublin to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
DUB - CPT
Price
£536 - £987
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 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

£537

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

£390

From Dublin to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Dublin to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £532. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £564.

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

Flights from Dublin to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Dublin to Cape Town in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £321.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dublin to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from Dublin to Cape Town on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Dublin to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Dublin to Cape Town in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DUB to CPT flights in October, November
4 Nov - 5 Dec
£353pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
10 Nov - 7 Dec
£355pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Nov - 7 Dec
£358pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

Dublin to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dublin found for this year
4 Nov - 5 Dec
£353pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
10 Nov - 5 Dec
£355pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
4 Nov - 5 Dec
£358pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
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
28 Oct - 7 Nov
£472pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
23 Oct - 8 Nov
£488pp
DUB
Dublin
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
23 Oct - 8 Nov
£534pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Dublin

The cheapest one-way flights from Dublin to Cape Town
12:05 - 07:05
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 00m
DUB - CPT
Turkish Airlines
02:20 - 06:15
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 55m
DUB - CPT
Qatar Airways
£492
qatarairways.com
13:05 - 06:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 10m
DUB - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£1,245
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Dublin</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Dublin to Cape Town

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

British Airways, KLM, and Ethiopian Air 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £353, but on average you can expect to pay £363.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dublin to Cape Town for under £500?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Dublin to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £500.

How popular is this Dublin to Cape Town flight route?

Flights from Dublin to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 549 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dublin to Cape Town from £363 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from £367, and KLM, from £375. You may be able to fly from Dublin to Cape Town for 30% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dublin to Cape Town one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £303 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Turkish Airlines from £449 and Etihad Airways from £458 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dublin to Cape Town?

Before booking your flight from Dublin to Cape Town, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, British Airways or Emirates.

What are the cheapest flights from Dublin to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Dublin to Cape Town? While on average our users pay £1,150, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £299. The most popular route (Dublin - Cape Town Intl), is priced around £555.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Dublin?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Dublin to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Dublin need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dublin must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dublin are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Dublin from Cape Town?

Returning to Dublin from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dublin.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Dublin.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dublin to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.09
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Dublin

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from Dublin to Cape Town Intl

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
KLM
£336 £555 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
£353 £501 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
£356 £494 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£371 £437 No cancel fee 79%
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Air France
£371 £503 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£392 £714 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£470 £724 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
£505 £657 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£520 £667 No cancel fee 75%
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