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Cape Town Intl
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Los Angeles to Cape Town Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Cape Town
Flights Depart from Los Angeles
Flight Price $762
Distance 9,992 miles
Airlines Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM

Good to Know

Low Season:
March
Best time to beat the crowds
3%
expected price decrease
High Season:
December
Most popular time to fly
3%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$1215
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$958
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town

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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 $957 or less.
The cheapest flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town was found 60 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 67% cheaper 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 Los Angeles to Cape Town Flights

How long does a flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town take?
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 22h 50m.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Turkish Airlines ($762), Qatar Airways ($796) and KLM ($837).
Do I need a passport to fly between Los Angeles and Cape Town?
Yes.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Los Angeles to Cape Town?
For Los Angeles to Cape Town, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Cape Town back to Los Angeles, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Los Angeles to Cape Town?
When flying out of Los Angeles you will be using Los Angeles, often referred to as Los Angeles Airport. You will be landing at Cape Town Intl, also known as Cape Town Airport.
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Book cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Los Angeles
$762
only
$762
Destination
Cape Town
$762
only
$762
Wed, Nov 27
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Thu, Dec 5
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
Trip: 9 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
SAW
BJV
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing your flight was cancelled I will put a claim to refund

Cons: Nothing your flight was cancelled I will put a claim to refund

IST
VKO
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Chem-in

IST
IAD
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Squawking brats the whole 10.5 hours of the trip to IAD.

IST
IAD
Excellent 8.3

Cons: It was a very long flight and the leg room is too small especially for a very tall person.

ADB
ESB
Okay 4.8

Cons: Cramped overhead luggage space. Delayed due to technical reasons. Previous flight was completely cancelled.

Tue, Feb 4
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
34h 30m
Wed, Feb 19
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
33h 55m
Trip: 16 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 10,239 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
8.0
DOH
PHL
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Under 2 babies did not get enough milk They should have baby food items cereals, crackers or baby foods options

DOH
DAD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: crew was very sweet

Cons: food and wine options were terrible

HND
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Qatar Airways... Never to expect more

DOH
KHI
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The purser and the business class cabin attendants were amazing. Great choice of meals. Fantastic experience

Cons: Nothing.

SIN
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Toilets needs air freshener as so many passengers use them.

Mon, Mar 2
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22h 50m
Mon, Mar 9
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
30h 30m
Trip: 7 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 3,422 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
AMS
EDI
Excellent 9.0

Cons: KLM crew exceed our expectations

LIS
AMS
Good 6.4

Pros: The crew tried to be helpful but were equally frustrated with the ground crew.

Cons: Follow your own policies. Allow people to board (economy plus) with their hand luggage who have followed all the rules and chosen a seat in the front of the plane. My daughter and my KLM approved baggage were taken by the boarding crew while allowing other passengers to go with more than allowed

BHX
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Time

AMS
LHR
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Seats super comfy. Ended up with 3 seats to myself that formed a bed for the lap Uk to NZ. Very nice!

VIE
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Fix the damn KIOSKS at Vienna!

Wed, Nov 27
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Thu, Dec 5
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
Trip: 9 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
SKP
IST
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Outstanding airline either to IST or beyond!

JFK
IST
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Another fantastic trip with Turkish Airlines. Everything from their membership in Star Alliance, to their awesome customer service, to their fantastic tasting food.

NAP
IST
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was great one of the nicest airlines I've ever flown on

Cons: Nothing everything was great

LGW
SAW
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Outstanding

SAW
NAV
Good 6.4

Pros: Crew was awesome.

Thu, Feb 6
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
34h 30m
Sun, Feb 16
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
33h 55m
Trip: 11 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 10,239 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
8.0
DOH
ORD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Yes

Cons: Very happy on Doha to ORD

YUL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Flight

Cons: Wheelchair was booked for me for both flight but i could not get that service. No one available for wheelchair. Very bad service.

YUL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The Q-suite is exceptionally comfortable and the door really does make a difference. I usually have difficulty sleeping but the isolation from aisle traffic and ambient noise reduction was enough to allow some very good sleep. Staff experience was also exceptional - friendly and highly competent, looking to go the extra mile. Food was great and full menu available upon request.

Cons: I did not find a gap

DOH
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Really good

IAD
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent service on both flights. Truly a 5 star experience. Well done Qatar Airways.

Cons: Nothing. Keep up the good work

Sun, Jan 19
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Wed, Jan 29
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
Trip: 11 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
VCE
IST
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Crew was professional, food was good.

Cons: The screen to manage in-flight entertainment was not very responsive and live tv was cutting out constantly

ADB
ESB
Okay 4.8

Cons: Cramped overhead luggage space. Delayed due to technical reasons. Previous flight was completely cancelled.

IST
IAD
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Squawking brats the whole 10.5 hours of the trip to IAD.

BCN
SAW
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Amazing crew. Great food

IST
JFK
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Good

Mon, Apr 20
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
34h 15m
Wed, May 6
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
28h 25m
Trip: 17 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 10,239 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
8.0
EVN
DOH
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Yes

Cons: N/a

SIN
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Toilets needs air freshener as so many passengers use them.

MUC
DOH
Good 7.3

Pros: Plane quite empty so lots of space.

Cons: Service not very attentive, had to repeatedly ask.

PHL
DOH
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew was very friendly, kind, and helpful.

Cons: I couldn’t find any music that I liked - classical, soft rock, etc

DOH
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was amazing

Wed, Mar 11
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Wed, Mar 18
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
Trip: 8 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
SKP
IST
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Outstanding airline either to IST or beyond!

IST
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: I like everything about this airline... from the ticket prices, to their membership in Star Alliance, to their awesome customer service.

TIA
IST
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Is amazing

IST
IAD
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Everything perfect although 757 planes seemed tired. Istanbul TA airport lounge is second only to Emerites.

SAW
TLV
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: I had no vegetarian dinner

Mon, Oct 28
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
34h 30m
Fri, Nov 22
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
33h 55m
Trip: 26 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 10,239 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
8.0
JFK
DOH
Excellent 9.6

Cons: Better vegetarian food

DOH
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Really good

PHL
DOH
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew was very friendly, kind, and helpful.

Cons: I couldn’t find any music that I liked - classical, soft rock, etc

DOH
PHL
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Under 2 babies did not get enough milk They should have baby food items cereals, crackers or baby foods options

JFK
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Extraordinarily care taken On board. Very impressed with Qutar Airways. Excellent

Tue, Dec 31
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Thu, Jan 16
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
Trip: 17 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
IST
AMM
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew and flight where amazing. Thank you

CLJ
IST
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was great.

SEA
YYZ
Mediocre 3.5

Cons: No one came with drink carts until halfway through the flight. I was very hungry, never offered food. Boarding was late but no communication from staff.

ESB
IST
Excellent 9.6

Cons: I have to wait 5 hours for a connection flight. I was not happy with. Other then that I had a great experience with Turkish Air lines

SAW
NAV
Good 6.4

Pros: Crew was awesome.

Fri, Dec 20
LAX
Los Angeles
CPT
Cape Town Intl
32h 15m
Sun, Jan 5
CPT
Cape Town Intl
LAX
Los Angeles
32h 45m
$2719
Trip: 17 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 22,414 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
IST
IAD
Excellent 8.3

Cons: It was a very long flight and the leg room is too small especially for a very tall person.

CDG
IST
Excellent 9.0

Cons: It was a great experience

IST
MLE
Good 7.0

Pros: Comfortable seats and good entertainment, nice food

Cons: Cabin crew were not friendly, and were resistant for any special requests

IST
NBO
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They were helpful

Cons: The entertainment services on the plane

BCN
SAW
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Amazing crew. Great food

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