The cheapest times to fly from HKG to CPT are

  • January 29th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • June 25th to July 8th
  • August 20th to September 9th
  • October 22nd 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 HKG to CPT is early February. Prices can be as high as $1683 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $814 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Cape Town

Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Cape Town (CPT) will usually cost between $856 to $1210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $850. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1349. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $499 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $928 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to CPT flight.

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

HKG to CPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HKG to CPT flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. 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 fly to CPT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HKG. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cape Town, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Hong Kong. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $96 (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 $942. Return trip prices are from the CPT to HKG 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 HKG to CPT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cape Town International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7353 miles or 11833 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to CPT flight is about 14 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Hong Kong and Cape Town?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from HKG to CPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HKG
Origination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9

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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