The cheapest times to fly from CPT to HHH are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to July 15th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • November 5th to December 2nd

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 HHH is early May. Prices can be as high as $6422 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1029 for Monday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Hilton Head Island

Flying from Cape Town (CPT) to Hilton Head, SC (HHH) will usually cost between $1029 to $2985 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1029. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $4356. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3327 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1152 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CPT to HHH flight.

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

CPT to HHH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CPT to HHH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cape Town. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HHH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CPT. Fridays 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 $642 (25%) 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 $1193. Return trip prices are from the HHH 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 HHH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 12 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 HHH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in Myrtle Beach, SC

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from HHH
  • Usually 7.47% less expensive than HHH
  • 2-layover flights available

See CPT to MYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from HHH
  • Usually 0.22% less expensive than HHH
  • 1-layover flights available

See CPT to JAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hilton Head Airport to Cape Town International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7895 miles or 12706 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CPT to HHH flight is about 15 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Cape Town and Hilton Head, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from CPT to HHH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCPT
Origination airport nameCape Town International Airport
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeHHH
Destination airport nameHilton Head Airport
CityHilton Head, SC
Countrythe United States


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