CPT - LAX

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Cape Town (CPT)
Los Angeles
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Cape Town to Los Angeles Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Los Angeles
Flights Depart from Cape Town
Flight Price $931
Distance 9,992 miles
Airlines British Airways, KLM, Air France, Cathay Pacific

Good to know

Low season:
February
Best time to beat the crowds
1%
expected price decrease
High season:
December
Most popular time to fly
0%
expected price increase
Average price:
$5225
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$2930
or less (round trip)

When to book flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles

Estimated round-trip price
Average price per month
Flight prices as travel date approaches
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $2929 or less.
The cheapest flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles was found 85 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 7 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 15% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for booking Cape Town to Los Angeles flights

How long does a flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles take?
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 33h 20m.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on British Airways ($931), KLM ($948) and Air France ($966).
Do I need a passport to fly between Cape Town and Los Angeles?
Yes.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Cape Town to Los Angeles?
For Cape Town to Los Angeles, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Monday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Cape Town, the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Cape Town to Los Angeles?
When flying out of Cape Town you will be using Cape Town Intl, often referred to as Cape Town Airport. You will be landing at Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Airport.
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Book cheap flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Cape Town
$931
only
$931
Destination
Los Angeles
$931
only
$931
Fri, Jan 17
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
47h 25m
Sun, Jan 26
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 45m
Trip: 10 days
7.4Good Show reviews
Overall 7.4 Good
Based on 22,231 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.8
JFK
LHR
Okay 5.6

Pros: crew members are polite and clear in instructions

Cons: the check-in time is very long, need to open more counters

TXL
LHR
Good 7.6

Cons: Their app wouldn't let me pay for a checked bag early so I was charged almost double the cost!

ZRH
MUC
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew was really good

Cons: Perhaps seats just a bit more confortable. Overall a very good airline

LHR
ACC
Excellent 10.0

Pros: All services were superb. From boarding, food, to bye bye from Crew very unique. Good team

Cons: Every was excellent

ATL
LHR
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Free Wifi

Cons: Free Wifi all over the flight

Thu, Apr 9
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
33h 20m
Thu, Apr 16
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27h 35m
Trip: 8 days
8.0Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 3,460 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
AMS
JFK
Okay 4.0

Cons: Crew members in Amsterdam were very rude and disrespectful

SJO
PTY
Good 7.6

Pros: The crew and the timing were ok

Cons: The seats were uncomfortable

AMS
YYZ
Okay 5.3

Cons: All of the less than good, obvious!

AMS
ATH
Okay 4.4

Pros: Reclinable seats.

Cons: The food!! The lights could be dimmed as it was a night flight.

OTP
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Loved the smooth ride.

Cons: Bathroom was pretty nasty

Mon, Feb 17
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
34h 15m
Sun, Mar 1
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30h 35m
Trip: 14 days
7.7Good Show reviews
Overall 7.7 Good
Based on 3,963 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.3
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
6.9
Food
7.2
ATL
CDG
Excellent 8.8

Cons: First class bathroom could have been cleaner and wider - very narrow, hard to maneuver

CDG
SVO
Good 7.3

Pros: Crew was great. Seats were comfortable.

Cons: The airline lost both of my luggage suitcases.

CDG
JFK
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The entire experience was amazing that gives me a broader scope to choose from when selecting flights to Europe. The most amazing part was the attentiveness of the staff. Exemplary!!!!!

Cons: For me this part is not applicable

XWG
CDG
Okay 4.0

Cons: Very cramped seat on the TGV train. I will definitely choose and pay a seat on my own next time, rather than accepting the on picked by Air France... And it will be cheaper, too!

NCE
CDG
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Seats are not comfortable for long haul. Airbus 380 premier economy. Not enough reclining and leg support.

Fri, Nov 22
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
43h 50m
Fri, Dec 13
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
47h 20m
$1264
Trip: 22 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 6,136 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.7
JFK
HKG
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The crew was amazing and the food was great too!

KIX
HKG
Excellent 8.0

Pros: The whole service went smoothly without rushing.

Cons: The original flight I listed for was canceled without any notification until I arrived at the checkin desk.

JFK
YVR
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Shopping items available.

HKG
YYZ
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was on time and the food and service was good.

HKG
KIX
Good 7.3

Cons: There is only a food box which contains a small sandwich, a small cake and a small cup of fruit pieces with a drink of 250ml ice tea for this three hour flight. I would think this kind of catering is not good enough.

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