Find cheap flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town from R1 072
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Flight from Bloemfontein to Cape Town
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for R1 078 or less one-way and R2 196 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Bloemfontein to Cape Town was found, on average, 77 days before departure.
Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is January.
Morning departure is around 3% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
If you depart from Bloemfontein Domestic Airport, you can choose to refresh in the Bidvest Premier Lounge located within the airport on the Ground floor, Domestic Departures and Admin Building. It is located after the Security checkpoint; walk towards the end of the passage on the right-hand side. Lounge operating hours may change without prior notice according to the flight schedules.
Airlink Airlines operates direct flights from Bram Fischer International Airport in Bloemfontein. The airline offers all-inclusive baggage allowances and direct flights to Cape Town International Airport. Other international and domestic airlines that operate from the airport include Bismillah Airlines, Kras Airlines and Mango.
The Cape Town International Airport is about 20 kilometres away from the city centre of Cape Town. Getting to the city centre can be done in various ways, such as hiring a car, calling an Uber, taking a bus or hiring a shuttle. The cost of a trip to the city from the airport is typically around R300 and R400, although these fees vary. The best way to get there is by hiring a car or a taxi through KAYAK.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town
There are a couple of hotels from which you can choose to spend the night when having an early departure from Bloemfontein Airport. The Franklin View Guesthouse is the most conveniently located from the hotel airport which is the closest. However, you can choose to book a hotel at The Villa Guest House, Jedidja Bed and Breakfast or Olive Hill Country Lodge.
Several parking options are available at the Bloemfontein Airport, including shaded parking, open parking and drop-off, which price varies depending on the time the car is parked. There is also the lost ticket with proof of travel and the lost ticket without a travel warranty and they both have an application fee.
The average direct flight takes 1h 45m, covering a distance of 909 km.
In normal times, a total of 46 direct flights connect Bloemfontein to Cape Town weekly. On average, there are 6 departures per day.
In the last 3 days, FlySafair offered the best one-way deal for that route, at R20 912. KAYAK users also found Bloemfontein to Cape Town return flights on FlySafair from R45 247 and on Airlink from R46 007.
For Bloemfontein to Cape Town, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Cape Town back to Bloemfontein, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves Bloemfontein at 8:10 and lands in Cape Town at 9:55.
The last flight leaves Bloemfontein at 18:45 and lands in Cape Town at 20:30.
Airlink, British Airways, Emirates, FlySafair, and Qatar Airways operate direct flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town.
The Boeing 737 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Bloemfontein to Cape Town flight route.
oneworld is the only airline alliance operating flights between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.
There are direct flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town on a daily basis.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town are Airlink and FlySafair. With an average price for the route of R2 781 and an overall rating of 7,8, Airlink is the most popular choice. FlySafair is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R2 460 and an overall rating of 8,0.
Airlink, Qatar Airways and British Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Bloemfontein to Cape Town.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cape Town from Bloemfontein is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cape Town with an airline and back to Bloemfontein with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cape Town from Bloemfontein up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.