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Cheap flights from Cape Town to New York from £635

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — NYC
27 May — 3 Jun1
1 adult
Mon 27/5
Mon 3/6

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to New York are usually found in February or November, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to New York

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to New York (NYC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 22 May 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

February

Average price

£758

Round-trip from

£348
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Cape Town Intl to New York (NYC)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cape Town to New York?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Cape Town to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 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 £676. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £761.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to New York?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to New York from Cape Town. Prices for February average £780 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £532. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a February flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to New York (CPT - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to New York in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 24% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap JetBlue flights from Cape Town to New York

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by JetBlue for the route between Cape Town and New York. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Find some of the cheapest JetBlue flights travelling from Cape Town to New York. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Thu 6/613:00CPT - JFK
1 stop32h 20mJetBlue
Sun 16/601:20JFK - CPT
1 stop27h 30mJetBlue
Deal found 21/5£1,120
Thu 6/613:00CPT - JFK
1 stop26h 00mJetBlue
Sun 16/601:20JFK - CPT
1 stop27h 30mJetBlue
Deal found 22/5£1,124
Wed 29/513:00CPT - JFK
1 stop32h 20mJetBlue
Sat 8/601:20JFK - CPT
1 stop27h 30mJetBlue
Deal found 22/5£5,260

Cheap Delta flights from Cape Town to New York

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Cape Town and New York. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Delta flights departing from Cape Town and landing in New York. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops44h 02mDelta
Mon 17/607:00EWR - CPT
1 stop28h 50mDelta
Deal found 22/5£690
Wed 3/723:15CPT - JFK
1 stop22h 10mDelta
Mon 22/712:29JFK - CPT
1 stop23h 21mDelta
Deal found 21/5£692
Fri 1/1121:15CPT - EWR
1 stop21h 38mDelta
Mon 11/1116:50EWR - CPT
1 stop22h 35mDelta
Deal found 21/5£694
Wed 17/723:15CPT - JFK
2 stops24h 15mDelta
Thu 25/714:59JFK - CPT
1 stop20h 51mDelta
Deal found 21/5£695
Fri 1/1121:15CPT - EWR
1 stop21h 38mDelta
Mon 11/1108:05EWR - CPT
2 stops31h 20mDelta
Deal found 21/5£697
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops25h 42mDelta
Mon 17/609:59EWR - CPT
2 stops25h 51mDelta
Deal found 22/5£699
Sun 3/1121:15CPT - EWR
2 stops29h 02mDelta
Mon 11/1108:05EWR - CPT
2 stops31h 20mDelta
Deal found 21/5£701
Tue 16/723:15CPT - JFK
1 stop22h 10mDelta
Wed 24/720:30JFK - CPT
1 stop39h 20mDelta
Deal found 21/5£702
Mon 15/723:15CPT - JFK
2 stops26h 10mDelta
Mon 22/714:59JFK - CPT
1 stop20h 51mDelta
Deal found 21/5£703

Cheap Cape Town to New York flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to New York specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Prices were last updated on 22 May 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Cape Town to New York in May and June 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops25h 42mKLM
Mon 17/615:00EWR - CPT
2 stops24h 25mKLM
Deal found 22/5£688
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops44h 02mDelta
Mon 17/607:00EWR - CPT
1 stop28h 50mDelta
Deal found 22/5£690
Sun 26/521:30CPT - JFK
1 stop21h 29mDelta
Sat 1/614:00JFK - CPT
2 stops25h 25mDelta
Deal found 21/5£695
Sun 26/521:30CPT - EWR
1 stop25h 15mDelta
Sat 1/613:47EWR - CPT
2 stops25h 38mDelta
Deal found 21/5£695
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops25h 42mDelta
Mon 17/609:59EWR - CPT
2 stops25h 51mDelta
Deal found 22/5£699
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 13/618:30JFK - CPT
1 stop20h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£699
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/619:30JFK - CPT
1 stop19h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£711
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops38h 39mDelta
Thu 20/617:00EWR - CPT
2 stops22h 25mDelta
Deal found 22/5£714
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/616:30JFK - CPT
2 stops22h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£726

Cape Town to New York 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and New York in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Cape Town to New York in May and June 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops25h 42mKLM
Mon 17/615:00EWR - CPT
2 stops24h 25mKLM
Deal found 22/5£688
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops38h 39mDelta
Sun 16/620:16EWR - CPT
2 stops39h 34mDelta
Deal found 22/5£690
Sun 26/521:30CPT - JFK
1 stop21h 29mDelta
Sat 1/614:00JFK - CPT
2 stops25h 25mDelta
Deal found 21/5£695
Sun 26/521:30CPT - EWR
1 stop25h 15mDelta
Sat 1/613:47EWR - CPT
2 stops25h 38mDelta
Deal found 21/5£695
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops25h 42mDelta
Mon 17/609:59EWR - CPT
2 stops25h 51mDelta
Deal found 22/5£699
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 13/618:30JFK - CPT
1 stop20h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£699
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/619:30JFK - CPT
1 stop19h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£711
Mon 3/623:00CPT - EWR
2 stops38h 39mDelta
Thu 20/617:00EWR - CPT
2 stops22h 25mDelta
Deal found 22/5£714
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/616:30JFK - CPT
2 stops22h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£726

Cape Town to New York flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cape Town to New York for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Cape Town to New York. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 13/618:30JFK - CPT
1 stop20h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£699
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/619:30JFK - CPT
1 stop19h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£711
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 6/616:30JFK - CPT
2 stops22h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£726
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
1 stop25h 55mKLM
Thu 13/616:30JFK - CPT
2 stops22h 55mKLM
Deal found 22/5£758
Thu 30/523:15CPT - EWR
2 stops26h 25mDelta
Thu 13/615:00EWR - CPT
2 stops24h 25mDelta
Deal found 22/5£766
Thu 30/523:15CPT - EWR
2 stops30h 09mDelta
Thu 6/616:05EWR - CPT
1 stop19h 45mDelta
Deal found 22/5£770
Thu 30/523:15CPT - JFK
2 stops23h 46mDelta
Thu 13/614:20JFK - CPT
2 stops25h 05mDelta
Deal found 22/5£779
Thu 30/519:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/607:00EWR - CPT
2 stops26h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5£940
Fri 31/517:45CPT - EWR
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 17/621:50EWR - CPT
2 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5£1,005

One-way flights to New York from Cape Town

Search for one-way flight options from Cape Town to New York. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Cape Town to New York. Users needing a return flight from Cape Town to New York should utilize the search form above.
Mon 10/613:00CPT - JFK
1 stop26h 00mJetBlue
Deal found 22/5£635
Sat 28/918:55CPT - EWR
2 stops27h 23mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/5£640
Fri 7/613:00CPT - JFK
1 stop26h 00mJetBlue
Deal found 21/5£645
Tue 11/613:00CPT - JFK
1 stop26h 00mJetBlue
Deal found 21/5£667
Mon 12/818:55CPT - JFK
1 stop29h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/5£676
Thu 3/1019:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/5£689
Thu 3/1019:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/5£690
Tue 6/813:05CPT - EWR
2 stops62h 15mEmirates
Deal found 22/5£706
Fri 7/616:35CPT - EWR
1 stop35h 45mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 21/5£711

Find flights from Cape Town to New York within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to New York that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 863,249 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£688 - £962

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 3/6

2 stops25h 42m

Newark

Mon 17/6

2 stops24h 25m

£688

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 3/6

2 stops44h 02m

Newark

Mon 17/6

1 stop28h 50m

£690

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 23/9

1 stop41h 30m

Newark

Sat 16/11

1 stop30h 00m

£766

Cape Town IntlNew York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT - JFK

CPTJFK

Cape Town Intl

Thu 7/11

1 stop24h 30m

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Tue 12/11

1 stop29h 00m

£767

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 3/6

Nonstop15h 30m

Newark

Tue 18/6

1 stop33h 55m

£780

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Wed 25/9

1 stop36h 05m

Newark

Mon 18/11

1 stop28h 25m

£805

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 3/6

1 stop27h 55m

Newark

Sun 16/6

1 stop32h 25m

£886

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Thu 6/6

Nonstop15h 30m

Newark

Mon 17/6

1 stop33h 55m

£921

Cape Town IntlNewark

CPT - EWR

CPTEWR

Cape Town Intl

Sat 2/11

2 stops36h 25m

Newark

Thu 14/11

2 stops32h 45m

£962

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 22/5

When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to New York?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to New York. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Cape Town to New York, you should look to book at least 53 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to New York?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to New York. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to New York flight should consider departing on Sunday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cape Town to New York

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to New York from Cape Town with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
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Temperature and rainfall in New York by month

Plan your trip to New York by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

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Temperature

1 - 25 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing New York

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to New York. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to New York. Reviews last updated 22 May 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with JetBlue, Delta and British Airways from Cape Town to New York have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

8.0
Very Good
10,585 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

7.9
Good
1,555 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

7.8
Good
1,967 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

7.7
Good
4,365 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,938 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The staff was super awesome and responsive! One of the best flights we have been on, ever.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to New York. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to New York?

    Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 9.7 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cape Town to New York. 0 airlines have flights from Cape Town Intl to New York on a regular basis. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl to New York should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to New York per day.

  • Can I find flights from Cape Town to New York for under £700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to New York for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £688, but on average you can expect to pay £719.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to New York for under £700?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to New York within the next 7 days for less than £700.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to New York round-trip?

    KLM, at £688, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to New York.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Delta and SWISS. Users have found that KLM is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to New York one-way?

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with JetBlue, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £635. British Airways flights start at £640 while deals on United Airlines start at £689 one-way.

  • What does CPT to JFK mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Cape Town Intl Airport to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CPT to JFK flight. Newark Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF), New York Skyports SPB Airport (NYS) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to New York that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cape Town to New York flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cape Town to New York with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cape Town to New York flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to New York that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cape Town to New York flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cape Town to New York?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cape Town to New York.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cape Town to New York?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cape Town to New York by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to New York that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cape Town to New York offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cape Town to New York?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cape Town to New York flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cape Town to New York flight deals updated?

    The Cape Town to New York flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 22/5.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to New York?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to New York (average of £481). Flying from Cape Town to New York in July is currently the most expensive (average of £624). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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