The cheapest times to fly from CPT to DAY are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to August 5th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 9th)
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 CPT to DAY is late May. Prices can be as high as $2699 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1024 for Monday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Dayton

Flying from Cape Town (CPT) to Dayton, OH (DAY) will usually cost between $1026 to $1813 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1026. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2004. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $978 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1068 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CPT to DAY flight.

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

CPT to DAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CPT to DAY flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cape Town. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dayton, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Cape Town. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $174 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1139. Return trip prices are from the DAY to CPT 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 CPT to DAY 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 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CPT to DAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from DAY
  • Usually 1.97% less expensive than DAY
  • 2-layover flights available

See CPT to TOL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from James M Cox/Dayton International Airport to Cape Town International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8288 miles or 13338 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CPT to DAY flight is about 15 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Cape Town and Dayton, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from CPT to DAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code DAY
Destination airport name James M Cox/Dayton International Airport
City Dayton, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -84.2


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