Cheap flights from Dublin to Cape Town

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The best prices from Dublin to Cape Town are usually found in November or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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

DUB - CPT
Price
£653 - £987
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average price £726 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from £653 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 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 45 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 £538 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £605 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 £660 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £466. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Dublin to Cape Town in July, August 2020

The best prices found for DUB to CPT flights in July, August
10 Jul - 25 Jul
£510pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
10 Jul - 25 Jul
£579pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin
28 Jul - 25 Aug
£616pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin

Dublin to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dublin found for this year
12 Nov - 20 Nov
£451pp
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
12 Nov - 22 Nov
£456pp
DUB
Dublin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
28 Aug - 12 Sep
£506pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
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.

Can I find flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £451, but on average you can expect to pay £519.

Are there direct flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £500 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.

How popular is this flight route?

The Dublin to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 553 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 less than Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 24 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.

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 = R21.36
Average temperature for July in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cape Town
94.0 mm

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