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The best prices from Dubai 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 (DXB) to Cape Town (CPT)

DXB - CPT
Price
AED 2,145 - AED 3,849
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
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 to Cape Town

One-way from

AED 1,216

One-way flight from Dubai 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 to Cape Town?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 17%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 46 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Dubai to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 46 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 AED 3,573. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from AED 3,632.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Dubai with a flight ticket averaging about AED 2,963. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as AED 1,991. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Dubai to Cape Town in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Cape Town in March, April 2021

26 Mar - 9 Apr
AED 2,156pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
25 Mar - 9 Apr
AED 2,178pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
14 Mar - 16 Apr
AED 2,189pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

6 Jul - 11 Aug
AED 2,148pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
26 Mar - 9 Apr
AED 2,156pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
12 Sep - 27 Sep
AED 2,160pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Cape Town from Dubai

10 Mar - 16 Mar
AED 3,166pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
7 Apr - 20 May
AED 3,298pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
12 Apr - 18 Apr
AED 3,313pp
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

13 Mar - 19 Mar
AED 2,328pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
10 Mar - 31 Mar
AED 2,347pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
10 Mar - 31 Mar
AED 2,406pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Dubai

13:10 - 09:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
22h 35m
DXB - CPT
Ethiopian Air
AED 1,216
123 Milhas
23:50 - 07:35
Emirates
Direct
9h 45m
DXB - CPT
Emirates
AED 1,323
123 Milhas
19:00 - 07:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
14h 00m
DXB - CPT
Qatar Airways
AED 1,367
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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Cape Town

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Cape Town for under AED 2,204. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just AED 2,148, but on average you can expect to pay AED 2,237.

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 for under AED 3,305 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Cape Town under AED 3,305. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Cape Town is less than AED 3,496.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Cape Town for under AED 2,571?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than AED 2,571.

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 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?

Airlines like Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, and RwandAir fly from Dubai to Cape Town in about 13h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 25m. 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 return?

Currently priced at AED 2,149, RwandAir will fly you from Dubai to Cape Town and back. In addition to RwandAir, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from AED 2,222 and AED 2,311, respectively. Users have found that RwandAir is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

AED 1,216 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Emirates and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from AED 1,323 and AED 1,367, respectively.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = R4.09
Average temperature for March in Cape Town
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Cape Town
15.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Dubai to Cape Town

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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