The cheapest times to fly from LWB to CPT are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • February 12th to May 27th (except the weeks of April 2nd and May 14th)
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • 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 LWB to CPT is early September. Prices can be as high as $4514 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1244 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Cape Town

Flying from Lewisburg, WV (LWB) to Cape Town (CPT) will usually cost between $1324 to $3818 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1611. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3510. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1899 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1794 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LWB to CPT flight.

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

LWB to CPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LWB to CPT flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lewisburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 Cape Town, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Lewisburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1165 (42%) 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 $1593. Return trip prices are from the CPT to LWB 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 LWB to CPT 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 28 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Washington, DC (LWB > IAD > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $722 (40.25%)

See LWB to IAD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (LWB > ORD > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1235
  • Average savings: $560 (31.19%)

See LWB to ORD flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (LWB > EWR > CPT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1303
  • Average savings: $491 (27.37%)

See LWB to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cape Town International Airport to Greenbrier Valley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8044 miles or 12946 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LWB to CPT flight is about 15 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Lewisburg, WV and Cape Town?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLWB
Origination airport nameGreenbrier Valley Airport
CityLewisburg, WV
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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