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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 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
£383 - £705
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

£383

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£383

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 £593 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £609 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 £587 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £388. 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 evening could potentially save you up to 27% on airfare.

Dublin to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dublin found for this year
18 Nov - 21 Nov
£399pp
DUB
Dublin
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1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
18 Nov - 21 Nov
£416pp
DUB
Dublin
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1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
18 Nov - 21 Nov
£418pp
DUB
Dublin
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1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

One-way flights to Cape Town from Dublin

The cheapest one-way flights from Dublin to Cape Town
12:50 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 30m
DUB - CPT
Turkish Airlines
11:00 - 14:25
Qatar Airways
2 stops
26h 25m
DUB - CPT
Qatar Airways
£383
qatarairways.com
01:55 - 17:25
KLM
1 stop
14h 30m
DUB - CPT
KLM
£442
KLM

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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, 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.

Can I find flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £572 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £572. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £521, but on average you can expect to pay £549.

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 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 similar to Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 22 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.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £277. Qatar Airways flights start at £337 while deals on KLM start at £442 one-way.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dublin to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.66
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying 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 cancel 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 cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£462 £763 No cancel 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 cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£646 £997 No cancel fee 70%
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