Cheap Flights from New York, NY to Cape Town from $57

Return flight: Cape Town – New York

On Cheapflightsplus.com you will find 280 connecting flights from New York to Cape Town. You can compare airfare deals from 27 airlines and multiple travel sites from $283, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out NYC-CPT flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
22:00 — 23:40
+1 day
22:00 — 09:30 TP210 TAP Portugal
New York — Lisbon
1h stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
18h 40m
including layover
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from$283
01:00 — 08:05
+2 days
01:00 — 20:15 QR704 Qatar Airways
New York — Doha
5h 40m stop
01:55 — 09:50 QR1363 Qatar Airways
Doha — Johannesburg
20h 5m stop
05:55 — 08:05 JE123 Mango Airlines
Johannesburg — Cape Town
49h 5m
including layover
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from$499
01:00 — 17:15
+1 day
01:00 — 20:15 QR704 Qatar Airways
New York — Doha
5h 40m stop
01:55 — 09:50 QR1363 Qatar Airways
Doha — Johannesburg
5h 10m stop
15:00 — 17:15 FA204 Safair (FlySafair)
Johannesburg — Cape Town
34h 15m
including layover
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06:05 — 23:40
+1 day
06:05 — 07:35 UA6052 United Airlines
New York — Washington D.C.
10h 25m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
34h 35m
including layover
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from$335
07:05 — 23:40
+1 day
07:05 — 08:18 TP4468 TAP Portugal
New York — Boston
10h 27m stop
18:45 — 06:00 TP218 TAP Portugal
Boston — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
33h 35m
including layover
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07:30 — 23:40
+1 day
07:30 — 10:42 AA437 American Airlines
New York — Miami
6h 3m stop
16:45 — 05:40 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
33h 10m
including layover
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08:05 — 23:40
+1 day
08:05 — 09:36 DL4837 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Washington D.C.
8h 24m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
32h 35m
including layover
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08:21 — 11:20
+2 days
08:21 — 10:05 DL5466 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Montreal
9h 55m stop
20:00 — 16:05 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
10h stop
02:05 — 11:20 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
43h 59m
including layover
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from$514
09:00 — 23:40
+1 day
09:00 — 12:37 F92879 Frontier Airlines
New York — Miami
4h 8m stop
16:45 — 05:40 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
31h 40m
including layover
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09:50 — 23:40
+1 day
09:50 — 11:14 NK847 Spirit Airlines
New York — Chicago
4h 41m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
30h 50m
including layover
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from$336
10:24 — 23:40
+1 day
10:24 — 11:50 UA6079 United Airlines
New York — Washington D.C.
6h 10m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
30h 16m
including layover
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from$326
10:38 — 23:40
+1 day
10:38 — 12:27 AA842 American Airlines
New York — Chicago
3h 28m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
30h 2m
including layover
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from$353
11:00 — 23:40
+1 day
11:00 — 14:23 AA1554 American Airlines
New York — Miami
2h 22m stop
16:45 — 05:40 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
29h 40m
including layover
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from$374
11:05 — 23:40
+1 day
11:05 — 14:16 AA1140 American Airlines
New York — Miami
2h 29m stop
16:45 — 05:40 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
29h 35m
including layover
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12:00 — 23:40
+1 day
12:00 — 13:29 UA346 United Airlines
New York — Chicago
2h 26m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
28h 40m
including layover
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12:20 — 23:40
+1 day
12:20 — 13:39 DL4998 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Washington D.C.
4h 21m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
28h 20m
including layover
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13:59 — 23:40
+1 day
13:59 — 15:19 DL5751 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Boston
3h 26m stop
18:45 — 06:00 TP218 TAP Portugal
Boston — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
26h 41m
including layover
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14:30 — 11:10
+2 days
14:30 — 16:12 DL4644 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Montreal
5h 3m stop
21:15 — 16:25 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
9h 15m stop
01:40 — 11:10 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
38h 40m
including layover
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from$529
14:59 — 23:40
+1 day
14:59 — 16:11 B62332 JetBlue
New York — Boston
2h 34m stop
18:45 — 06:00 TP218 TAP Portugal
Boston — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
25h 41m
including layover
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15:00 — 11:20
+2 days
15:00 — 16:41 AA3452 American Airlines
New York — Montreal
3h 19m stop
20:00 — 16:05 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
10h stop
02:05 — 11:20 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
37h 20m
including layover
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from$514
15:40 — 10:55
+2 days
15:40 — 17:05 UA8185 United Airlines
New York — Montreal
4h 10m stop
21:15 — 16:25 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
9h 15m stop
01:40 — 10:55 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
37h 15m
including layover
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16:00 — 11:20
+2 days
16:00 — 17:29 AA3981 American Airlines
New York — Montreal
2h 31m stop
20:00 — 16:05 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
10h stop
02:05 — 11:20 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
36h 20m
including layover
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from$514
16:00 — 10:55
+2 days
16:00 — 17:29 AA3903 American Airlines
New York — Montreal
3h 46m stop
21:15 — 16:25 QR764 Qatar Airways
Montreal — Doha
9h 15m stop
01:40 — 10:55 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
36h 55m
including layover
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from$525
17:05 — 23:40
+2 days
17:05 — 19:08 AA1414 American Airlines
New York — Chicago
20h 47m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
47h 35m
including layover
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17:35 — 10:55
+3 days
17:35 — 20:30 DL369 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Los Angeles
19h 5m stop
15:35 — 17:05 QR740 Qatar Airways
Los Angeles — Doha
8h 35m stop
01:40 — 10:55 QR1369 Qatar Airways
Doha — Cape Town
59h 20m
including layover
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from$565
19:29 — 23:40
+2 days
19:29 — 21:09 DL4784 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Washington D.C.
20h 51m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
45h 11m
including layover
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from$349
20:00 — 23:40
+2 days
20:00 — 21:50 B62305 JetBlue
New York — Chicago
18h 5m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
44h 40m
including layover
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from$354
20:00 — 23:40
+2 days
20:00 — 21:21 AA2147 American Airlines
New York — Boston
21h 24m stop
18:45 — 06:00 TP218 TAP Portugal
Boston — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
44h 40m
including layover
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from$378
21:00 — 23:40
+2 days
21:00 — 22:59 DL4669 Delta Air Lines Inc.
New York — Chicago
16h 56m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
43h 40m
including layover
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from$382
21:30 — 23:40
+2 days
21:30 — 23:15 AA2461 American Airlines
New York — Chicago
16h 40m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
4h 50m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
43h 10m
including layover
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from$350
22:35 — 23:40
+2 days
22:35 — 23:43 B61318 JetBlue
New York — Boston
19h 2m stop
18:45 — 06:00 TP218 TAP Portugal
Boston — Lisbon
4h 30m stop
10:30 — 23:40 TP275 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Cape Town
42h 5m
including layover
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from$378
*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on February 23, 2024

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from New York to Cape Town depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between New York and Cape Town is 12581 miles. Time difference between the cities is 7h. Airplanes depart 00:10 to 23:59 from 16 New York airports and arrive 00:10 to 23:59 to 1 Cape Town airport. Average flight time is 28h.

  • The fastest flight 18h 25m
  • Average flight time 28h
  • The earliest flight 00:10
  • The latest flight 23:59
  • Distance 7818 ml

What is the lowest airfare New York to Cape Town?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $283. This airfare is for economy class on one-way TP210 flight by TAP Portugal for November 14, 2020 which leaves John F Kennedy Intl in New York at 22:00 am and arrives at Cape Town Cape Town Int. at 23:40.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight New York — Cape Town is served by 27 regular airlines and 4 low-cost airlines. Most of the flights on this route are operated by LOT - 2 departures per week at the price of from $ 1163 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by Delta Air Lines Inc. airline - from $ 1657.

Direct flights

There’re no direct flights on this route. Try flights with stops.

Connecting Flights

There are 280 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is SA204 by South African Airways takes 18h 25m and the cheapest is TP210 by TAP Portugal for $283.

  • LO - LOT
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  • DL - Delta Air Lines Inc.
    from $326
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  • UA - United Airlines
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  • LX - SWISS International Air Lines
    from $699
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  • LY - EL AL
    from $1301
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  • SA - South African Airways
    from $612
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  • IB - Iberia
    from $744
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  • WS - WestJet
    from $604
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  • AA - American Airlines
    from $350
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  • QR - Qatar Airways
    from $499
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  • KL - KLM
    from $666
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  • AC - Air Canada
    from $524
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Airports

You can fly from New York to Cape Town from 16 airports (39th Street Ferry, Newyork Airport, Newyork Airport, La Guardia, Westchester County, World Trade Center, Pier 11/Wall St. SPB, John F Kennedy Intl, Flushing, East 34th St Heliport, West 30th St Heliport, Downtown Manhattan H/p, East 60th Street H/P, Battery Pk City/N. Cov, East 34th St Landing, Marine Air Terminal).

New York airports

  • 39th Street Ferry-XNY
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  • Newyork Airport-NWK
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  • Newyork Airport-NYP
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  • La Guardia-LGA
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  • Westchester County-HPN
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  • World Trade Center-WTC
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  • Pier 11/Wall St. SPB-NWS
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  • John F Kennedy Intl-JFK
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  • Flushing-FLU
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  • East 34th St Heliport-TSS
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  • West 30th St Heliport-JRA
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  • Downtown Manhattan H/p-JRB
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  • East 60th Street H/P-JRE
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  • Battery Pk City/N. Cov-NBP
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  • East 34th St Landing-NES
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  • Marine Air Terminal-QNY
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Cape Town airports

  • Cape Town Int.-CPT
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