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Madrid to Cape Town flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Madrid and Cape Town take, on average, 17 h and 35 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Madrid 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 Madrid to Cape Town
Best time to book According to real data November is the most popular time to book a flight to Cape Town when departing from Madrid

Cheap last minute flights to Cape Town

Latest deals and top flight routes from Madrid airports.

Departure Thu, 26 May Return Mon, 06 Jun
MAD Madrid
CPT Cape Town
return from £415
Departure Thu, 16 Jun Return Sun, 19 Jun
MAD Madrid
CPT Cape Town
return from £444
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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 17 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
20%

Trains in Cape Town are 20% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.27
Cape Town
£1.01
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
31%

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

Madrid
£11
Cape Town
£7.57
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
72%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 72% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£2.76
Cape Town
£0.76
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
16%

Coffee in Cape Town is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.73
Cape Town
£1.45
Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 5328 miles

Search for flights from Madrid to Cape Town

Find cheap flights from Madrid to Cape Town with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Madrid with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Madrid to Cape Town to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Madrid to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Madrid 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 Madrid. 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 Madrid to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Madrid to Cape Town is 415£. 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 Madrid?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.76 GBP, 72% cheaper than Madrid, with a fare of 2.76 GBP, while train tickets costs 20% less in Cape Town: 1.01 GBP against 1.27 GBP in Madrid. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.57 GBP in Cape Town, 31% less than the 11.00 GBP in Madrid. The price of the coffee is around 16% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.45 GBP, while in Madrid the coffee costs 1.73 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Madrid to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Madrid to Cape Town are November, January and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Madrid to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Madrid 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 Madrid in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, February and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Madrid -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Madrid to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Madrid and Cape Town is of around 17:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 13,461 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 Madrid?
While in Madrid the temperatures can reach an average of 37.21 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -3.74 ºC average degrees reported in Madrid. During the winter period, Madrid can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Madrid to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Madrid to Cape Town are:
  • Ethiopian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 70 minutes minimun.
  • British Airways, with 145 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
  • British Airways, with 145 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
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