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Cologne to Cape Town flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cologne and Cape Town take, on average, 18 h and 17 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cologne with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Cologne to Cape Town
Best time to book According to real data September is the most popular time to book a flight to Cape Town when departing from Cologne

Cheap last minute flights to Cape Town

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cologne airports.

Departure Wed, 25 May Return Sat, 04 Jun
CGN Cologne
CPT Cape Town
return from £422
Departure Tue, 14 Jun Return Tue, 21 Jun
CGN Cologne
CPT Cape Town
return from £605
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 19.57 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 25 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains in Cape Town are 60% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.55
Cape Town
£1.01
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
29%

A meal in Cape Town is 29% cheaper than a meal in Cologne.

Cologne
£10.61
Cape Town
£7.57
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
74%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 74% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.97
Cape Town
£0.76
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
35%

Coffee in Cape Town is 35% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.24
Cape Town
£1.45
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

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cologne to Cape Town 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 South Africa may apply when travelling from Cologne. 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 Cologne to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cologne to Cape Town is 422£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Cologne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.76 GBP, 74% cheaper than Cologne, with a fare of 2.97 GBP, while train tickets costs 60% less in Cape Town: 1.01 GBP against 2.55 GBP in Cologne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.57 GBP in Cape Town, 29% less than the 10.61 GBP in Cologne. The price of the coffee is around 35% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.45 GBP, while in Cologne the coffee costs 2.24 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cologne to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cologne to Cape Town are September, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 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 1º month to fly to Cape Town from Cologne in terms of searches from our customer, 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 other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Cape Town compared to Cologne?
While in Cologne the temperatures can reach an average of 33.16 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -4.42 ºC average degrees reported in Cologne. During the winter period, Cologne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cologne to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cologne to Cape Town are:
  • South African Airways, stoping in Munich for 155 minutes minimun.
  • South African Airways, with 125 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
  • South African Airways, with 125 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
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