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The best prices from Dubai to Cape Town International are usually found in May or March, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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Dubai (DXB) to Cape Town International (CPT)

DXB - CPT
Price
AED 2,145 - AED 3,849

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 2,145

From Dubai to Cape Town International

One-way from

AED 1,542

One-way flight from Dubai to Cape Town International

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 Dubai to Cape Town International?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 17% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dubai to Cape Town International?

Users have found that booking a flight from Dubai to Cape Town International at least 46 days early can save you up to 13% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Dubai to Cape Town International for as little as AED 3,573 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as AED 3,632 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai to Cape Town International?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town International from Dubai. Users have commonly found prices around AED 2,963 for the month, but tickets can be as low as AED 1,991. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to Cape Town International (DXB - CPT)?

When flying from Dubai to Cape Town International, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Cape Town International in January, February 2021

10 Feb - 13 Feb
AED 1,902pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
9 Feb - 13 Feb
AED 1,939pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
31 Jan - 6 Mar
AED 2,020pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai to Cape Town International 2021 flight deals

28 Oct - 8 Nov
AED 1,877pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
19 Sep - 26 Sep
AED 1,895pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
27 Oct - 8 Nov
AED 1,899pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Cape Town International from Dubai

9 Mar - 20 Mar
AED 3,199pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
9 Feb - 13 Feb
AED 3,364pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
1 Mar - 5 Mar
AED 3,456pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Cape Town International

31 Jan - 6 Mar
AED 2,020pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
31 Jan - 6 Mar
AED 2,097pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
2 Feb - 6 Mar
AED 2,189pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town International from Dubai

20:45 - 08:30
Kenya Airways
1 stop
13h 45m
DXB - CPT
Kenya Airways
AED 1,543
FlyFar
00:30 - 06:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 40m
DXB - CPT
Qatar Airways
AED 1,653
Flights by SU
22:10 - 10:50
RwandAir
1 stop
14h 40m
DXB - CPT
RwandAir
AED 1,745
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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Cape Town International

Can I find flights from Dubai to Cape Town International for under AED 2,204 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Cape Town International for under AED 2,204. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just AED 1,902, but on average you can expect to pay AED 2,108.

Which airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Dubai Intl to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to Cape Town International for under AED 3,305 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Dubai to Cape Town International under AED 3,305. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Cape Town International is less than AED 8,561.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Cape Town International for under AED 2,204?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Cape Town International within the next 7 days for less than AED 2,204.

What days are direct flights available from Dubai to Cape Town?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,550 users have taken a look at flights from Dubai Intl to Cape Town Intl.

How many flights depart from Dubai to Cape Town International on average per day?

Travellers can expect 1 flight from Dubai Intl to Cape Town Intl on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Dubai or Cape Town?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Dubai is typically similar to Cape Town. We can gather that this will continue over the next 5 days.

Is Dubai weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 41 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Cape Town is colder than in Dubai. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Dubai to Cape Town International?

Airlines like Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir fly from Dubai to Cape Town International in about 11h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 20m. Airlines will cover a distance of 7685 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Dubai to Cape Town International return?

Our cheapest airline available from Dubai to Cape Town International is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as AED 1,903 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is RwandAir, starting at AED 2,362. Kenya Airways is 35% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as AED 1,124. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and RwandAir, as they are both options that can get you from Dubai to Cape Town International for a low price.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Dubai to Cape Town International

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
AED 402 AED 624 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Kenya Airways
AED 51 AED 662 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
AED 565 AED 687 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
AED 63 AED 927 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
AED 67 AED 1,000 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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