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Cologne to Cape Town flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.21 ZAR
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1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 25 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
67%

Trains in Cape Town are 67% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.74
Cape Town
£0.91
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
31%

A meal in Cape Town is 31% cheaper than a meal in Cologne.

Cologne
£8.68
Cape Town
£5.96
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
70%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 70% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£3.2
Cape Town
£0.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
46%

Coffee in Cape Town is 46% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.43
Cape Town
£1.32
Cologne airports
  • ( Düsseldorf International (DUS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Koeln - Bonn (CGN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Niederrhein (Weeze) (NRN)
    How far from city centre: 58 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 5907 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cologne to Cape Town

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Cologne to Cape Town?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cologne to Cape Town at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Cologne to Cape Town. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Cologne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.95 GBP, 70% cheaper than Cologne, with a fare of 3.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 67% less in Cape Town: 0.91 GBP against 2.74 GBP in Cologne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.96 GBP in Cape Town, 31% less than the 8.68 GBP in Cologne. The price of the coffee is around 46% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in Cologne the coffee costs 2.43 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cologne to Cape Town?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Cologne to Cape Town are September, July and June.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cologne to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Cologne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Cape Town from Cologne in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, October and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cologne -  Cape Town.
How long does the flight take to go from Cologne to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Cologne and Cape Town is of around 18:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 13,377 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).

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