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Flights New York - Cape Town

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Departure Wed, 29 Sep Return Sun, 03 Oct
NYC New York
CPT Cape Town
return from 862€
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 17.32 ZAR
Euro South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 EUR
Last checked on 24 September 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cape Town are 40% cheaper than in New York.

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Cape Town
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cape Town is 72% cheaper than a meal in New York.

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Cape Town
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 83% cheaper than in New York.

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Cape Town
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Cape Town is 62% cheaper than in New York.

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Cape Town
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 8 kms
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 4 kms
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
K Distance: 12566 kms

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How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromNew York to Cape Town?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to South Africa. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from New York to Cape Town, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between New York and Cape Town. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cape Town more expensive than New York to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.64 EUR euros, 83% cheaper than New York, with a fare of 3.84 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 40% less in Cape Town: 1.16 EUR euros against 1.92 EUR euros in New York. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 7.26 EUR euros in Cape Town, 72% less than the 25.58 EUR euros in New York. The price of a coffee is approximately 62% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.67 EUR euros, while in New York the coffee costs 4.37 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for New York to Cape Town flights?
The most popular month for flights from New York to Cape Town are: July, December and November.
When is the best time to travel from New York to Cape Town?
A good period of the year to visit Cape Town from New York really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Cape Town from New York, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, June and September are the months with fewer searches for the route New York -  Cape Town.
What is the duration of a flight from New York to Cape Town?
Flight time, on average, fromNew York to Cape Town is usually 04:37 hours on average, at an average distance of 23,449 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Cape Town compared to New York?
The average temperature in New York the average temperature is 32.5 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Cape Town's temperatures reach 28.98 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 degrees in Cape Town, compared to the -11.93 average degrees reported in New York. During the winter period, New York can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
The airlines that fly indirectly from New York to Cape Town are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from New York to Cape Town are:
  • Emirates, stopping in Dubai for 455 minutes at least.
  • South African Airways, with 1300 minutes stop in Johannesburg.
  • Kenya Airways, with 260 minutes scale in Nairobi.
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