The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CPT are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 12th and March 26th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to CPT is late April. Prices can be as high as $1943 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $927 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Cape Town

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Cape Town (CPT) will usually cost between $952 to $1756 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $956. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $844 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1003 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CPT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to CPT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATL to CPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CPT flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1141. Return trip prices are from the CPT to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to CPT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to CPT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cape Town International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8132 miles or 13087 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to CPT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CPT flight is about 15 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Cape Town?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from ATL to CPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code CPT
Destination airport name Cape Town International Airport
City Cape Town
Country South Africa
Latitude -34
Longitude 18.6


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