Cheap flights from Dubai International to Cape Town

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Dubai International (DXB) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to CPT flight in 2021: compare Dubai International to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
DXB - CPT
Price
AED 2,145 - AED 3,849
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Precipitation
9 - 94 mm

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 International to Cape Town

One-way from

AED 1,697

One-way flight from Dubai International 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 Dubai International to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Sunday 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 19% on the overall cost on flights from Dubai International to Cape Town.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Dubai International to Cape Town, book at least 46 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from AED 3,573 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as AED 3,632.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cape Town from Dubai International average AED 2,963. You can even find prices in May for less than AED 2,963, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as AED 1,991. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Dubai International. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

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

When flying from Dubai International to Cape Town, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Dubai International to Cape Town in August, September 2021

The best prices found for DXB to CPT flights in August, September
12 Aug - 15 Sep
AED 2,101pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
5 Aug - 13 Aug
AED 2,112pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
22 Aug - 5 Sep
AED 2,115pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai International to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Dubai International found for this year
12 Aug - 15 Sep
AED 2,101pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
5 Aug - 13 Aug
AED 2,112pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
22 Aug - 5 Sep
AED 2,115pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Cape Town from Dubai International

Save time with Dubai International to Cape Town direct flight deals
13 Oct - 18 Oct
AED 2,758pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
18 Aug - 8 Sep
AED 2,802pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Oct - 7 Nov
AED 2,821pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai International to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Dubai International, departing today and this week
12 Aug - 15 Sep
AED 2,101pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
11 Aug - 15 Sep
AED 2,336pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
12 Aug - 15 Sep
AED 2,395pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Dubai International

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai International to Cape Town
02:55 - 17:40
Kenya Airways
1 stop
16h 45m
DXB - CPT
Kenya Airways
AED 1,697
Travelgenio
00:25 - 09:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
11h 20m
DXB - CPT
Ethiopian Air
AED 1,844
Priceline
18:30 - 06:40
Qatar Airways
1 stop
14h 10m
DXB - CPT
Qatar Airways
AED 2,079
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai International to Cape Town

What airports do I use to fly from Dubai to Cape Town?

Cape Town Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Cape Town from Dubai Intl. Booking flights from Dubai Intl (DXB) to Cape Town Intl (CPT) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to Cape Town from 5 different airlines. 13h 40m is how long a flight from Dubai to Cape Town Intl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai International to Cape Town for under AED 2,204. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just AED 2,101, but on average you can expect to pay AED 2,310.

Are there direct flights from Dubai International to Cape Town for under AED 2,938 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Dubai International to Cape Town under AED 2,938. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai International to Cape Town is less than AED 2,824.

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

There are currently 12+ open flights from Dubai International to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than AED 2,204.

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.

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 less than Cape Town. We can gather that this will continue over the next 0 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 International to Cape Town?

A quick flight from Dubai International to Cape Town can take about 9h 45m. Emirates provides one of the quickest options available for as low as AED 2,758. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at AED 2,101. Another option worth looking into is Kenya Airways, starting at AED 2,325 return. You may be able to fly from Dubai International to Cape Town for 29% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as AED 1,697. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Dubai International to Cape Town for a low price.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dubai International to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = R3.90
Flight duration
9h 35m
Average temperature for August in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Cape Town
68.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Dubai International to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai International to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
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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Hourly flight availability from Dubai International to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai International towards Cape Town.
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Weekly flight availability
from Dubai International to Cape Town
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai International to Cape Town.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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