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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
£505 - £763
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 £550 Average for round-trip flights in сентября 2020
Round-trip from 505 Br 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 £496 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £558 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 £634 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £447. 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

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for DUB to CPT flights in September, October
27 Oct - 4 Jan
£523pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
28 Oct - 4 Jan
£530pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
27 Oct - 7 Jan
£537pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

Dublin to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dublin found for this year
27 Oct - 4 Jan
£523pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
27 Dec - 24 Jan
£528pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
2 Nov - 4 Jan
£530pp
DUB
Dublin
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
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
22 Sep - 22 Oct
£1,144pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
22 Sep - 6 Oct
£1,188pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin
22 Sep - 6 Oct
£2,175pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin

One-way flights to Cape Town from Dublin

The cheapest one-way flights from Dublin to Cape Town
12:55 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 25m
DUB - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£411
Travelgenio
07:45 - 06:55
Qatar Airways
2 stops
46h 10m
DUB - CPT
Qatar Airways
£476
Bookingwiz.co.th
06:50 - 05:55
Lufthansa
1 stop
21h 05m
DUB - CPT
Lufthansa
£612
Lufthansa

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 £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dublin to Cape Town for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £522, but on average you can expect to pay £550.

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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dublin to Cape Town for under £1,200?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Dublin to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £1,200.

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 21 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 15h 10m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £408. 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 £404. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at £438 and £452, respectively. Lufthansa is currently priced 31% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £313. Turkish Airlines flights start at £411 while deals on Lufthansa start at £612 one-way.

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 = R21.15
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

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