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Dubai to Cape Town flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Dubai and Cape Town take, on average, 10 h and 22 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Dubai with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Dubai International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Dubai and Cape Town
Arriving Airport Flights departing Dubai with Cape Town as destination arrives at Cape Town International Airport

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Departure Wed, 29 Jun Return Sat, 02 Jul
DXB Dubai
CPT Cape Town
return from £531
Departure Wed, 13 Jul Return Wed, 20 Jul
DXB Dubai
CPT Cape Town
return from £528
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 19.59 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 21 June 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
8%

Trains in Cape Town are 8% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£1.11
Cape Town
£1.02
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
2%

A meal in Cape Town is 2% cheaper than a meal in Dubai.

Dubai
£7.79
Cape Town
£7.65
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
62%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 62% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.67
Cape Town
£1.02
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
63%

Coffee in Cape Town is 63% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£4.15
Cape Town
£1.53
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 4743 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dubai to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dubai 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 Dubai. 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 Dubai to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dubai to Cape Town is 528£. 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 Dubai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 1.02 GBP, 62% cheaper than Dubai, with a fare of 2.67 GBP, while train tickets costs 8% less in Cape Town: 1.02 GBP against 1.11 GBP in Dubai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.65 GBP in Cape Town, 2% less than the 7.79 GBP in Dubai. The price of the coffee is around 63% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.53 GBP, while in Dubai the coffee costs 4.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dubai to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dubai to Cape Town are November, January and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dubai to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Dubai 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 Dubai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dubai -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dubai to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Dubai and Cape Town is of around 10:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,679 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Dubai and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Dubai and Cape Town is: Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Cape Town are:
  • Kenya Airways, stoping in Nairobi for 105 minutes minimun.
  • South African Airways, with 130 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
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