The cheapest times to fly from LAS to CPT are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • August 20th to October 14th
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 LAS to CPT is late January. Prices can be as high as $3743 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $963 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Cape Town

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Cape Town (CPT) will usually cost between $1128 to $2114 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1144. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2636. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1491 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1359 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to CPT flight.

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

LAS to CPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to CPT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 Las Vegas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $193 (12%) 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 $1337. Return trip prices are from the CPT to LAS 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 LAS 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 18 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAS 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 LAS to CPT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (LAS > SFO > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1102
  • Average savings: $257 (18.92%)

See LAS to SFO flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LAS > JFK > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1124
  • Average savings: $235 (17.26%)

See LAS to JFK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (LAS > LAX > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1140
  • Average savings: $219 (16.12%)

See LAS to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, 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 McCarran International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9839 miles or 15834 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to CPT flight is about 18 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Cape Town?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from LAS to CPT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAS
Origination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2

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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