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Cape Town to New York flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cape Town and New York take, on average, 34 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cape Town with New York found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, July is the busiest time to fly from Cape Town to New York
Best time to bookAccording to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to New York when departing from Cape Town

Cheap last minute flights to New York

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Departure Wed, 26 Jan Return Fri, 28 Jan
CPT Cape Town
NYC New York
return from £523
Departure Sat, 12 Feb Return Sat, 19 Feb
CPT Cape Town
NYC New York
return from £450
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.38 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.73 GBP
Last checked on 22 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
35%

Trains are 35% more expensive in New York than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.95
New York
£1.28
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
310%

The average meal is 310% more expensive in New York than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£7.13
New York
£29.25
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
296%

Taxis are 296% more expensive in New York than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.83
New York
£3.29
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
176%

Coffee is 176% more expensive in New York than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.36
New York
£3.75
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Battery Pk City (NBP)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 7808 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to New York

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town to New York during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to New York at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to New York is 450£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is New York expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in New York costs an average of 3.29 GBP, 296% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.83 GBP, while train tickets costs 35% more in New York: 1.28 GBP against 0.95 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 29.25 GBP in New York, 310% more than the 7.13 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 176% more expensive in New York, with an average of 3.75 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.36 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to New York?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to New York are July, May and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to New York?
The best time of the year to go to New York when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to New York from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  New York.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to New York?
The total flight time between Cape Town and New York is of around 10:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 28,138 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in New York compared to Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,New York's temperatures can go up to 32.5 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.93 ºC in New York, compared to the 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while New York have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to New York are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to New York are:
  • South African Airways, stoping in Johannesburg for 115 minutes minimun.
  • British Airways, with 150 minutes scale in London.
  • British Airways, with 150 minutes scale in London.
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