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Frankfurt to Cape Town flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Frankfurt and Cape Town take, on average, 12 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Frankfurt with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Frankfurt International is the departure airport operating flights between Frankfurt and Cape Town
Arriving AirportFlights departing Frankfurt with Cape Town as destination arrives at Cape Town International Airport

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Departure Sun, 05 Dec Return Sat, 18 Dec
FRA Frankfurt
CPT Cape Town
return from £388
Departure Thu, 23 Dec Return Tue, 28 Dec
FRA Frankfurt
CPT Cape Town
return from £631
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.66 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
61%

Trains in Cape Town are 61% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.33
Cape Town
£0.92
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
28%

A meal in Cape Town is 28% cheaper than a meal in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£9.33
Cape Town
£6.68
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
73%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 73% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.97
Cape Town
£0.81
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
46%

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

Frankfurt
£2.46
Cape Town
£1.33
Frankfurt airports
  • ( Frankfurt International (FRA)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Hahn Airport (HHN)
    How far from city centre: 64 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 5839 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Frankfurt to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Frankfurt to Cape Town is 388£. 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 Frankfurt?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.81 GBP, 73% cheaper than Frankfurt, with a fare of 2.97 GBP, while train tickets costs 61% less in Cape Town: 0.92 GBP against 2.33 GBP in Frankfurt. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.68 GBP in Cape Town, 28% less than the 9.33 GBP in Frankfurt. The price of the coffee is around 46% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Frankfurt the coffee costs 2.46 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Frankfurt to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Frankfurt to Cape Town are June, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Frankfurt to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, May and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Frankfurt -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Frankfurt to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Frankfurt and Cape Town is of around 12:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,579 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 Frankfurt?
While in Frankfurt the temperatures can reach an average of 34.86 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 -6.29 ºC average degrees reported in Frankfurt. During the winter period, Frankfurt can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Frankfurt and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Frankfurt and Cape Town is: Frankfurt International (FRA) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Lufthansa.
  • Condor.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Cape Town are:
  • South African Airways, stoping in Johannesburg for 150 minutes minimun.
  • Air Namibia, with 60 minutes scale in Windhoek.
  • Air Namibia, with 60 minutes scale in Windhoek.
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