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Find cheap flights from Dublin to Cape Town from R9 623

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Cheap flight deals from Dublin to Cape Town (DUB-CPT)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Dublin to Cape Town that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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16:55 - 11:50DUB-CPT
17h 55m1 stop
16:35 - 9:35CPT-DUB
18h 00m1 stop
R13 328Turkish Airlines
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Thu, Sep 19 - Thu, Oct 10
8:55 - 21:25DUB-CPT
35h 30m1 stop
23:15 - 8:20CPT-DUB
34h 05m1 stop
R14 195KLM
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Sat, Jun 15 - Wed, Jul 3
18:00 - 21:25DUB-CPT
26h 25m2 stops
23:15 - 12:35CPT-DUB
14h 20m1 stop
R14 545
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Sat, Jun 15 - Wed, Jul 3
15:00 - 10:50DUB-CPT
18h 50m1 stop
13:00 - 13:30CPT-DUB
25h 30m1 stop
R15 577Qatar Airways
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Mon, Sep 16 - Wed, Oct 2
16:55 - 11:50DUB-CPT
17h 55m1 stop
16:35 - 15:55CPT-DUB
24h 20m1 stop
R15 927Turkish Airlines
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Thu, Sep 26 - Thu, Oct 10
20:50 - 21:25DUB-CPT
23h 35m2 stops
23:30 - 16:40CPT-DUB
18h 10m2 stops
R16 149KLM
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Mon, Oct 14 - Fri, Oct 25
20:50 - 11:40DUB-CPT
36h 50m1 stop
13:40 - 18:55CPT-DUB
31h 15m1 stop
R16 370Emirates
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Sun, Nov 3 - Sun, Nov 24
22:05 - 11:35DUB-CPT
36h 30m1 stop
13:05 - 20:10CPT-DUB
32h 05m1 stop
R16 702Emirates
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Tue, Jun 11 - Thu, Jun 20
15:00 - 10:50DUB-CPT
18h 50m1 stop
13:00 - 9:15CPT-DUB
21h 15m2 stops
R20 094Qatar Airways
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Tue, Sep 24 - Fri, Oct 4
15:55 - 11:00DUB-CPT
18h 05m1 stop
18:55 - 14:50CPT-DUB
20h 55m1 stop
R38 141British Airways
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Tue, Sep 24 - Fri, Oct 4

Flights from Dublin to Cape Town - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Dublin to Cape Town to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Dublin to Cape Town?

The average price of all flights from Dublin to Cape Town clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Dublin to Cape Town, look for departures on Wednesdays and avoid leaving on a Saturday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Cape Town, Monday is the cheapest day to fly and Sunday is the most expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dublin to Cape Town?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Dublin to Cape Town, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Dublin to Cape Town is May, where tickets cost R13 660 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are July and December, where the average cost of tickets is R22 877 and R21 734 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Dublin to Cape Town, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Dublin to Cape Town, you should book around 5 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 90 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Dublin to Cape Town?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The cheapest return flight ticket from Dublin to Cape Town found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for R13 328 on Turkish Airlines, followed by KLM (R14 195). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as R9 623 on Lufthansa and from R10 065 on Turkish Airlines.

Good to know

Low season

August

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R9 623
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 8% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (28% more expensive on average)
Flight from Dublin to Cape Town

When to book flights from Dublin to Cape Town

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Dublin to Cape Town based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking flights from Dublin to Cape Town

  • Can I fly non-stop from Dublin to Cape Town?

    Unfortunately, there are no non-stop flights from Dublin to Cape Town. However, Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is very well-connected to Europe and the Middle East, so you should be able to get there with a single stopover and plane change. Options on your route include Turkish Airlines via Istanbul Airport (IST), KLM via Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam (AMS), Qatar Airways via Hamad International Airport in Doha (DOH), Emirates via Dubai International Airport (DXB), Air France via Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), and British Airways via London-Heathrow (LHR).

  • Do I have to fly via Johannesburg to get to Cape Town?

    No, not unless you want to. Thanks to an initiative called Cape Town Air Access, the city and various organisations involved in the tourism industry have worked hard to draw airlines directly to Cape Town. To date, these include British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Qatar Airways, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines. None of these airlines stop in Johannesburg on their way to the Northern Hemisphere, though Kenya Airways stops at Livingstone/Victoria Falls on its way to Nairobi.

  • What is the quickest way from Cape Town Airport to central Cape Town?

    The MyCITI Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system offers a connection from Cape Town International Airport to the Cape Town central business district and the V&A Waterfront. The cost is between €3 and €6. As the airport is located next to the N2 national motorway, it’s only a 20min drive into town provided that there’s no traffic. Taxis and e-hailing services cost between about €20 and €25.

  • What is the cheapest flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Dublin to Cape Town was R522 for a one-way ticket and R723 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Dublin to Cape Town?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Dublin to Cape Town?

    Star Alliance, SkyTeam, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Dublin and Cape Town, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Dublin to Cape Town, KLM or Qatar Airways?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Dublin to Cape Town are KLM and Qatar Airways. With an average price for the route of R17 101 and an overall rating of 7,8, KLM is the most popular choice. Qatar Airways is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R16 119 and an overall rating of 7,7.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Dublin to Cape Town?

    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 Dublin to Cape Town.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Dublin to Cape Town?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cape Town from Dublin is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Dublin to Cape Town?

    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 Dublin with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Dublin to Cape Town?

    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 Dublin up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from Dublin to Cape Town

  • Dublin Airport (DUB) offers over 18,000 parking spaces in its long-term car parks at terminals 1 and 2, available both as you arrive or pre-booked online (recommended for busy times at the airport). There are shuttle buses that connect these parking areas to the terminals.
  • Dublin Airport also offers medical assistance, as well as a pharmacy outlet on-site in terminal 1. This store stocks essential items for children in case you left something at home.
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is close to Stellenbosch and the Winelands for travellers who are looking to take in these sights after they land. For this reason, you might want to consider hiring a car to get around, and there are many options available right at the airport. Remember to bring your international driving licence with you.

Top 5 airlines serving from Dublin to Cape Town

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Dublin to Cape Town. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
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EmiratesOverall score based on 3979 reviews
8,2Boarding
8,3Crew
8,1Comfort
7,9Food
8,3Entertainment
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I liked everything accept the delay try to improve in that area

8,0 ExcellentRolla, Apr 2024NBO - DXB
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I liked everything accept the delay try to improve in that area

Flight from Dubai to Zagreb very bad cabin crew. Bad food

Food is really bad, not to the Emirates standards. Coming out of Houston airport is very confusing,

The flight was great. We had to purchase extra long seats for the long flight. But overall it was great.

Good but needs to improve cleanliness Coffee serve cold Needs to raise standard serving food Otherwise good

Check-in counter at the airport took more than an hour of standing in queue with online checkin. And after entering the gate the flight delayed more than 30 mins.

I enjoyed the live television programming for entertainment, and honestly everything was acceptable. It’s just that I choose emirates, because they have always been so much better in so many ways – food choices, service, accessibility, friendliness of the staff. None of those things were poor, but they have definitely slid from their position of excellence. One example would be that after the dinner meal was served, the flight attendants huddled in the back galley with the curtains closed (by the way, that’s where snacks and drinks are), and you have to interrupt them to go back there to either ask for something or to get a snack. While they do not respond in an unfriendly way, you are led to believe that you are interrupting them by coming to get a snack or making a request. Even something like, “ Yes, how many I help you?” would be a great improvement.

Serving food took so long . Almost time close to lend. Plus during landing air pressure in cabin cuss ear blocked took long time to unblock.

On both legs of my trips (Jhb - Dxb and Dxb - Jhb) the entertainment system did not work.

I wish any of the US airlines operated like Emirates

Booked connecting flights with KlM. My serving flight was the furthest part of the airport. On arrival in Zurich. My two cases arrived but only one carry on belong to my son. His three suitcase didn't arrive. After enquiring we discovered they were still in Amsterdam. We landed at 11.12. We eventually left the airport just after one.

Seats are fair enough for medium tall people. Good food all the trip. Fight attendances are warm

no issues at all... Kudos to the food. This time was really really good

The food was ok. The crew seemed like they were cranky. I had one guy get mad at me for passing in between the storage area to get to the other toilet. I can understand if it's not allowed but reprimanding me like I'm a student saying "This is the last time!" was not appropriate. During my meal time, there was a French family around me. No problems there but when we usually have meals, they are supposed to put their chair in the upright position. These people did not do it and the steward did not tell them to raise their seat in the upright position. However, I was told to do so! So, me and another person next to me had to eat with the monitor almost touching our faces. Furthermore, a lady in front of me was putting her feet up and preventing another elder passenger from putting her seat back. To make it worse, she was continuously hitting her back into her seat, shaking my monitor while I was watching a movie. A crew member did speak to her about it but then she accused me of pushing her seat forward! The crew member gave me a death stare and told me to stop pushing the seat forward. I did not even touch her seat at all, if I did, she would know it. Her boyfriend also stood up and tried to push her seat even further past the maximum decline to no avail. None of these people were reprimanded but the steward, some bald guy, was extremely friendly with them and did not even try to instruct them to do anything until it was time to land. I resisted the urge to really argue with them because I would have obviously been seen as the aggressor (I have no idea why). I hardly said anything on this flight except "more wine please" and "sorry" if I bumped into someone accidentally. Overall, it was an annoying flight and I had to resist the urge to yell at the steward and the people he was overly friendly with. The happiest moment of this flight was leaving it.

One of the vstewardeses wanted to bump me of the plane for absolutely nothing. There is CCTV in the plane ans everything can be verified. Very disappointing , you all will see, o other 5 years and the passangers who does not smile to flight attendent will be bumped off...

I travel frequently. The flight was late again... KLM should really try and be on time

The flight itself it was great nice food the crew were very nice and helpful, Checking in from Birmingham wasn't great long queues for bag dropped, And I had my hand luggage case taken away from me even though I requested to have it with me as I had breakables items. I was told I can not because of the length of the flight with no explanation at all no options was given for me to take my fragile items out of my case it was taken away with hold buggage I find the staff member who was checking me in very unpleasant !! Can we please be advise if the rules have changed about the the carry on hand luggage it will be easier to be advise on booking your tickect if we not allowed to take the hand luggage with me. Overall I had a good flight .

The plane was clean and the staff was friendly. Food and drinks as expected on international flights. The entertainment system was old style, with a pullout controller, and selections not as extensive as on other flights.

The food quality is poor. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The entertainment program was limited. I experienced a delay of 30 minutes due to two issues. Passenger luggage had to be removed and there was a technical issue with the stairs not detaching from the aircraft. The pilot managed to compensate and we arrived only 15 minutes later. The luggage at Dubai airport was very slow. I waited over an hour.

I requested wheel chair assistance , it was confirmed via email that inwoood get it but I didn’t get it . The last leg of my trip to Nigeria was the worst.

I had first class service from them. A little late taking off, but no major problem

I found it weird that the quality of the flight different from Australia to Doha than the Doha to Berlin leg. The quality of the toiletries pack (was in a box from Australia) and then a proper bag from Doha. The biggest variation was the inflight entertainment, which had a significantly shorter amount of content compared to the Doha flight. My QSuite seat was also broken and did not recline all the way flat. Wasn’t the best and I wouldn’t be happy if I’d paid cash for the flight.

Bad experience with the delay n long wait time for connecting flight after missing the connection flight from Doha.

I had already opted for Vegan food before 2 months yet they say we have no record for it,

From home to the airport, you must mention the terminal ready.

Overall good but staff in the place looked extremely tired after 8hrs in 14 hrs journey and then service was cut short and response time for calls increased in later part of flight. Food was ok not astonishing

The 2nd flight from Doha to Mumbai was not of international level expected while booking with Qatar

Not so good. Issues with seat assignments, unruly lines during check-in, half a sandwich on an international flight. I was originally supposed to be on Qatar airways, but it was switched to Indigo after I bought my tickets. They wouldn't even let me get seat assignments from the US to Mumbai. I was automatically assigned seats, and a middle one at that. Terrible.

Boarding process was terrible. Will not travel Qatar Airways if I had an alternative. The food was one of the worst, even for airline food.

I encountered challenges with the boarding staff during the boarding pass issuance process, leading to disagreements. Despite my agent's information that carrying a small cabin bag along with a separate bag containing my laptop and purse was permitted, the boarding staff did not allow it.

This aircraft is not up to standard - old Airbus with terrible chairs and entertainment system for business class!

Excellent service and comfort from the moment you check in. Flight crew is hyper focused on making passengers comfortable and at ease. It’s like a flying hotel!

Boarding did not have a clue what is an EU disability card

COmpared to my experience in the business class of other airlines the food variety and offerings were meager. They did not have any cookies or crackers for snacking! They were unable to offer some other items. This has never been my experience in other airlines.

Paying for reserved seats and never received the seats I paid for !! Just fake and a surprise out of their " box "

Service was superb and the flight experience overall was great

My mother got sick and dying and i have to change my flight and they charged me $2260 that is redisclose.

The airplane from IAD to Istanbul was too old. The chairs were to tight and uncomfortable. I continued my travel from Istanbul to Bangkok. This airplane was better and newer than the first one. Even food was better.

Food not good, flight attendants not the best, not accommodating very ruff

I will avoid this airline as much as possible. Service was rude, and I don’t think the crew knew how to answer a CALL LIGHT. I pushed my call light on the ohare to Istanbul and the Istanbul to Thailand flight because I was very very thirsty. NO ONE CAME. I pushed it twice! NO ONE CAME! Why have a call light when no one will come? My experience was the WORSE AND I WILL NEVER EVER FLY WITH THIS AIRLINE AGAIN. The cabin crew needs to learn MANNERS AND BE RETRAINED on their jobs on how to be helpful and kind instead of being short with their customers and ANSWER CALL LIGHTS! I honestly wouldn’t be suprised this airline goes out of business.

I think I have bruises on my kneecaps. Do the seats have to be so close together these days? And if they are so close they really shouldn’t recline. I think when the gentleman in front of me reclined, the back of his head was on my chin. That being said the crew were always caring and polite, and the flight was on time and very safe. So I’m grateful for that.

We were helped whenever needed and had a pleasant flight.

Food was OK.. nothing to rave about but it was tasty enough. Many choices to choose from for entertainment. Seats tight but comfortable. Flight attendants cheerful & helpful.

Our transfer from one Lufthansa flight to another at Frankfurt airport was horrible - it was a tight connection with a long walk between gates and our first flight was delayed so we had to sprint the whole way and ask people in the border control line to let us ahead of them. We just barely the flight and were exhausted. I do not recommend a short connection in the Frankfurt airport.

No eye patches , socks given out for overnight flight! The snack on the short haul was a cube of chocolate! The seat was uncomfortable for a long haul - not enough cushioning!

The flight was smooth and on time. Check-in and boarding was very efficient. The flight was very comfortable and there was good entertainment and food on offer.

Meals were nice are abundant, the staff on both flights were personable and well trained

Terrible. This airline will cancel flights at very short notice.

I would not fly again with Discover or Lufthansa. Every leg of the flight was either late (3+ hours) or cancelled at short notice. No alcohol supplied unless purchased.

It was pretty bad delays I missed my train in Sweden, twice.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Dublin to Cape Town found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
16/9Mon
1 stopLufthansa
23h 55mDUB-CPT
R9 623
16/9Mon
2 stopsLufthansa
22h 20mDUB-CPT
R9 992
3/6Mon
1 stopTurkish Airlines
17h 55mDUB-CPT
R10 065
3/6Mon
2 stopsSWISS
20h 55mDUB-CPT
R11 946
16/9Mon
3 stopsKenya Airways
30h 35mDUB-CPT
R12 720
29/6Sat
3 stops
54h 30mDUB-CPT
R13 107
1/6Sat
3 stopsRwandAir
23h 10mDUB-CPT
R13 125
1/6Sat
1 stopKLM
14h 30mDUB-CPT
R13 328
1/6Sat
2 stopsLufthansa
22h 20mDUB-CPT
R13 347
29/6Sat
1 stopEmirates
36h 30mDUB-CPT
R20 278

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Last minute flights from Dublin to Cape Town

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Dublin to Cape Town that are departing in the next 10 days.
15/5Wed
multi-stopEmirates
25h 30mDUB-CPT
22/5Wed
multi-stopEmirates
32h 05mCPT-DUB
R16 001
15/5Wed
multi-stop
17h 55mDUB-CPT
22/5Wed
multi-stop
20h 35mCPT-DUB
R16 351
15/5Wed
multi-stop
17h 55mDUB-CPT
22/5Wed
multi-stop
21h 35mCPT-DUB
R16 904
15/5Wed
multi-stop
30h 10mDUB-CPT
22/5Wed
multi-stop
32h 00mCPT-DUB
R17 347
15/5Wed
multi-stop
24h 05mDUB-CPT
22/5Wed
multi-stop
23h 55mCPT-DUB
R19 153
12/5Sun
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
21h 10mDUB-CPT
11/6Tue
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
18h 00mCPT-DUB
R19 891
12/5Sun
multi-stopEmirates
39h 25mDUB-CPT
11/6Tue
multi-stopEmirates
32h 05mCPT-DUB
R23 430
12/5Sun
multi-stop
27h 30mDUB-CPT
11/6Tue
multi-stop
42h 00mCPT-DUB
R24 094

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