The cheapest times to fly from GSP to CPT are
- January 15th to March 4th
- April 16th to May 27th
- August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 15th, October 29th, and 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 GSP to CPT is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3815 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1430 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Cape Town
Flying from Greer, SC (GSP) to Cape Town (CPT) will usually cost between $1451 to $2092 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1457. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2706. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1248 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1500 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GSP to CPT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GSP to CPT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the GSP to CPT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Greenville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 to Cape Town, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Greenville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (8%) 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 $1604. Return trip prices are from the CPT to GSP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from GSP 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 29 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking GSP to CPT
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GSP to CPT — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1068
- Average savings: $432 (28.78%)
- Price for both tickets: $1145
- Average savings: $355 (23.64%)
- Price for both tickets: $1154
- Average savings: $346 (23.07%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from GSP to CPT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cape Town International Airport to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8053 miles or 12960 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from GSP to CPT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop GSP to CPT flight is about 15 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Greer, SC and Cape Town?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from GSP to CPT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cape Town International Airport|
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