Cheap flights to Cape Town

Often called the 'Mother City', Cape Town is the birthplace of South African democracy and with its rolling beaches and soaring mountains, it’s fair to say that, as far as capital cities go, Cape Town is kind of a big deal. You can learn all about how European trade in East Africa transformed a nation, catch a cable car 1,068 metres up the mammoth Table mountain, whale watch and surf some of the most enviable breaks in the world – have we convinced you to visit Cape Town yet? Your quintessential South African experience is right here, right now in Cape Town, and getting here and staying here and enjoying your time here has never been easier than it is right now with our cheap airfares to Cape Town.

Flights from Australia to Cape Town fly into Cape Town International (CPT), once awarded the best airport in Africa and known to perform at the top of its category on a world scale for many years past. A hub of shops, restaurants and facilities, Cape Town International is located just 15 minutes’ drive from the Cape Town CBD with transfer options including car hire, shuttles, taxis and the My CiTi shuttle.

Cape Town Flights

Flights from Australia to Cape Town usually depart from Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Melbourne and take almost a full 24 hours from Sydney to their final stop. The most likely stopover destinations are Johannesburg and Singapore, with South African Airways the main carrier for the journey. South African Airways has been awarded a Star Alliance member for its world-class services. Major carriers on long-haul flights provide meals and refreshments and a range of in-flight entertainment options. For flight-specific services, check out our airline guide.

Airlines that fly to Cape Town

Major airlines that fly from Australia to Cape Town:

Cape Town Holiday Packages

Catch a break, top up your tan and cage dive with a shark – just a few things you can do on a lazy day in Cape Town. If you’re up for a more energetic experience, many Cape Town holiday packages will include a hike to the stunning peak of Table Mountain – the perfect opportunity to snap panoramas of the Twelve Apostles, Cape of Good Hope and False Bay. An Indian and Atlantic Ocean helicopter tour or a tour of the coastal town of Hermanus during a day out whale watching will whet your appetite for a Cape Town jazz safari or beer and wine tasting in any one of the picturesque valleys that flank the city. All of this can be done on a pretty tight budget if you’re clever with your coin and willing to do some forward planning. A Student Flights travel consultant can help to connect the dots for you by way of arranging add-ons, tours, or packages that best suit your desires.

About Cape Town

You’ll be stupefied by sunshine, surf and stunning scenery before you’ve spent a single cent in Cape Town. South Africa’s coastal city is flanked by the Atlantic and Indian oceans and home to many iconic and must-see natural wonders of the world. The cultural vibe of the city itself is unique in both ethnicity and social character, as the city’s many multi-racial communities are still emerging from the harsh rulings of apartheid that dictated their existence for so long. The communities of Cape Town embody the 'Rainbow Nation' South Africa is striving for in miniature, all against a backdrop of Mother Nature’s best, which gives travellers the opportunity to tap into their thrill-seeking desires while watching one of the world’s most symbolic destinations shape its future with hope and newfound confidence.

Experience the vibrancy and beauty of Cape Town first hand with a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience to this iconic destination. Let us help you find the right package of places to stay, things to see and adventures to embark upon.

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