Cheap Flights to Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the main capital cities in South Africa. The city is also known as “The Mother City”. Cape Town International Airport (Code: CPT) is the main commercial airport, located 21km outside the city centre. Cape Town Table Mountain is considered the main tourist attraction in the entire South Africa.
Cheap flights to Cape Town can be very affordable if you choose the right airline to fly with. Kulula, Mango, Flysafair and South African Airways all offer very affordable flights to Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport (Code: CPT) receives around 7 million passengers each year. The airport also won the best airport of 2013 in Africa by Skytrax.
Popular Flight Routes to Cape Town
|Johannesburg - Cape Town||FlySafair||R780||One Way|
|Durban - Cape Town||FlySafair||R760||One Way|
|Port Elizabeth - Cape Town||FlySafair||R979||One Way|
Airports in Cape Town
Cape Town International Airport:
Cape Town currently only have 1 commercial airport, Cape Town International Airport (CTIA). It serves as a international airport hub for all departures and arrivals, both domestic and international.
The airport is located approximately 21km (kilometers) or 12 minutes drive from Cape Town.
Address: Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490
GPS Co-ordinates: 33°58′10″S 18°35′50″E
Transport in Cape Town
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, there are various services and means of public transport. There's a wide variety of taxi's to choose from, most of them are priced fairly similar and will take you to any destination in the Cape Town area. There are also shuttle services that transport passengers from and to the airport at certain times, one of these are the MyCiti Shuttles, which can be found right outside the main entrance of the airport. Uber is also an option for those who want to travel privately from the airport to their destination.
South Africa has 11 official languages, most of them African languages. Cape Town is an incredibly culture rich place, and thus a wide variety of languages are spoken here. Ranging from Afrikaans (very similar to Dutch), English, Sotho (African language), Xhosa (African language) and Zulu (African language). The most common language is English and is considered the standard language in Cape Town.
|Meal, Average Restaurant||R 90.00||R 100.00||R 100|
|Domestic Beer (500ml draught)||R 22.00||R 20.00||R 19.50|
|Cappuccino (regular)||R 19.00||R 20.00||R 18.83|
|Taxi 1km (Standard Tariff)||R 10.00||R 12.00||R 10|
|Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)||R 35.00||R 35.00||R 33.50|
Weather in Cape Town
Cape Town generally have great weather most of the time, it's not often you'll find it raining in mid summer or being extremely hot in mid winter. The 4 seasons aren't very distinct in Cape Town, but you'll never be cold during summer or warm during winter, the seasons change gradually at a slow.
Summer, generally starts mid October and ends around mid February.
Winter, generally starts from mid April and ends mid August.
Best time to fly to Cape Town
Peak season is between the start of December to the end of January. Summer is in full swing during this period and the attractions in Cape Town is extremely crowded with both locals and tourists. Flights to Cape Town will most probably be more expensive than off season flights.
Off season is at the end of January to start of March and from the start of October till the end of November. During these time periods you can still enjoy the great weather and experience a lively Cape Town with much less crowded attractions. This will be the best time to visit Cape Town - end of January - start of March. You will find the cheapest flight tickets to Cape Town during winter (April - August).