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Find cheap flights from Seattle to Cape Town from R18 391

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Cheap flight deals from Seattle to Cape Town (SEA-CPT)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Seattle 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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18:40 - 11:50SEA-CPT
32h 10m1 stop
16:35 - 16:45CPT-SEA
33h 10m1 stop
R19 268Turkish Airlines
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Sun, Sep 22 - Sun, Oct 6
18:40 - 11:50SEA-CPT
32h 10m1 stop
16:35 - 16:45CPT-SEA
33h 10m1 stop
R19 734Turkish Airlines
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Wed, Sep 4 - Wed, Oct 2
7:00 - 10:50SEA-CPT
42h 50m2 stops
13:00 - 12:30CPT-SEA
32h 30m1 stop
R23 893Qatar Airways
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Wed, Aug 21 - Sun, Sep 8
16:30 - 10:50SEA-CPT
33h 20m1 stop
13:00 - 18:55CPT-SEA
38h 55m2 stops
R24 005Qatar Airways
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Sun, Sep 22 - Sun, Oct 6
23:06 - 14:30SEA-CPT
29h 24m2 stops
13:50 - 18:26CPT-SEA
38h 36m3 stops
R25 218
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Sun, Nov 3 - Sun, Nov 17
23:06 - 14:30SEA-CPT
29h 24m2 stops
13:50 - 18:26CPT-SEA
38h 36m3 stops
R25 236
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Thu, Nov 7 - Tue, Nov 12
19:40 - 11:00SEA-CPT
30h 20m1 stop
18:55 - 11:35CPT-SEA
25h 40m1 stop
R26 486American Airlines
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Thu, Sep 12 - Fri, Sep 27
15:49 - 11:00SEA-CPT
34h 11m2 stops
18:55 - 17:45CPT-SEA
31h 50m1 stop
R26 579American Airlines
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Sat, Aug 3 - Thu, Aug 15
9:40 - 22:45SEA-CPT
27h 05m2 stops
0:35 - 20:05CPT-SEA
29h 30m2 stops
R38 778KLM
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Sun, Nov 3 - Sat, Nov 16
9:30 - 22:45SEA-CPT
27h 15m2 stops
0:35 - 20:47CPT-SEA
30h 12m2 stops
R41 333KLM
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Thu, Nov 7 - Mon, Nov 11

Flights from Seattle to Cape Town - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Cape Town?

The average price of all flights from Seattle to Cape Town clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Cape Town on a Wednesday and more expensive on a Friday. On your return trip to Seattle, you should consider flying back on a Monday, and avoid Thursdays for better deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Cape Town is October, where tickets cost R25 106 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are June and July, where the average cost of tickets is R42 956 and R35 551 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Cape Town, you should book around 1 day before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 72 days before departure.

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

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 72 hours, the cheapest one-way ticket from Seattle to Cape Town found on KAYAK was with American Airlines for R20 051. Turkish Airlines proposed a return connection from R19 268 and Qatar Airways from R23 893.

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Low season

October

High season

November

Cheapest flight

R18 391
Best time to beat the crowds (18% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 8% lower on average.
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When to book flights from Seattle to Cape Town

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Seattle 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 Seattle to Cape Town

  • What are the benefits of flying First Class from Seattle to Cape Town?

    Delta Air Lines offers Sky Priority privileges like security service and accelerated check-in to their First Class passengers. Delta also offers personalized services like a hearty snack and more baggage allowance. Finnair offers wider, fully-flat seats and more legroom in their First Class cabins. Finnair also offers Business Class flyers preference to choose seats and priority in boarding.

  • What airlines are the most environmentally friendly from Seattle to Cape Town?

    Delta is the most sustainable airline flying to Cape Town from Seattle. Delta offsets 39% of the carbon emitted in this route. Delta Air Lines utilizes compostable stirrers from the cutlery to amenity packages, reducing around 30,000 lb of CO2. Delta Sky Clubs employ environmentally friendly packaging for their foods.

  • What are the common layovers for connecting flights to Cape Town from Seattle?

    Delta Air Lines flies to Cape Town through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). British Airways connects to Cape Town through London Heathrow (LHR) Airport and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Passengers on American Airlines will fly to Cape Town through Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

  • What is the carry-on and luggage policy for airlines flying to Cape Town from Seattle?

    Turkish Airlines allow passengers to bring one carry-on baggage in their Economy Class cabins with a maximum weight of around 18 lb. Business Class flyers on Turkish Airlines may bring two carry-on bags not exceeding 18 lb each. Delta allows passengers to carry one cabin bag and one personal item with maximum dimensions of around 22 x 14 x 9 inches.

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

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Seattle to Cape Town was R986 for a one-way ticket and R1 033 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Seattle to Cape Town?

    Seattle airport is called Seattle/Tacoma Intl and the only airport in Cape Town is Cape Town Intl.

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

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

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

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

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Seattle to Cape Town, Turkish Airlines or KLM?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Seattle to Cape Town are Turkish Airlines and KLM. With an average price for the route of R20 271 and an overall rating of 7,4, Turkish Airlines is the most popular choice. KLM is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R44 516 and an overall rating of 7,8.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Cape Town.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cape Town from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Seattle 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 Seattle up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Seattle to Cape Town

  • Passengers landing through Cape Town Aiport (CPT) can access car rental services within the airport facilities. Car rental companies are in front of the transport plaza and central Terminal building. Passengers can access the car rental desks through the pedestrian subway on either side of the Terminal building. They include Hertz, Budget, Avis, Thrifty, SIXT, and Europcar.
  • Cape Town Airport (CPT) is located in Matroosfontein, around 12 miles southeast of Cape Town city center. CPT Airport serves the metropolitan area of Cape Town. This includes Sunset Beach and Constantia around seven and eight miles from CPT Airport, respectively. Atlantis and Stellenbosch are around 25 miles and 26 miles away, respectively.
  • Passengers carrying personal respirators POC/CPAP machines into the cabins of Turkish Airlines must make sure the device is FAA approved. Passengers with diabetes may take their relevant medications without producing any medical reports on Turkish Airlines. Complimentary wheelchairs are available for passengers with mobility limitations.
  • A maximum of two pets are allowed per passenger on Turkish Airlines. However, only one pet is allowed into the cabin, while the other will travel in the hold. Pets in the cabin must be inside a kennel. The total weight of a pet and kennel in Turkish Airlines must not exceed approximately 18 lb.
  • Turkish Airlines does not allow newborn babies under the age of 48 hours on their flights. Passengers above the age of two years must travel in their own seats. Seat extenders are not allowed in Turkish Airlines cabins. Turkish Airlines also offer inflight games and films for children.
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Top 3 airlines serving from Seattle to Cape Town

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Seattle 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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7,8
KLMOverall score based on 1468 reviews
7,6Comfort
7,2Entertainment
7,8Boarding
8,4Crew
7,3Food
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The flight was again delayed for more then 2 hours with some lousy explanation regarding the reason of the delay. Although the flight was delayed for more than 2 hours, no refreshments were offered (according to EU regulations). Last 4 flights on KLM - always at least 2 hrs late. So be prepared that you cannot plan anything with KLM.

2,0 MediocreDavor, Apr 2024ZAG - AMS
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The flight was again delayed for more then 2 hours with some lousy explanation regarding the reason of the delay. Although the flight was delayed for more than 2 hours, no refreshments were offered (according to EU regulations). Last 4 flights on KLM - always at least 2 hrs late. So be prepared that you cannot plan anything with KLM.

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.

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.

Overall a good experience. We were disappointed when we had to check our carry on due to the plane being full. KLM hadn’t notified us and we had valuable items in the carry on but they still made us check it. Some of the food was great and some was mediocre. Crew is really kind and funny.

Mostly fine. Minor delays departing and arriving. Quite a cramped plane, not so much as regards legroom but very narrow seats. Quiet nice food. Non-working USB charger. Flight attendants were helpful but not particularly proactive — one had to work to get their attention (but all was fine once they notice you), very Dutch style:)

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.

One of their staff was so rude with discriminative. Such a reputed airline shouldn't hire such kind of arrogant attendants.

Amazing KLM service and brilliant economy comfort seats. Well worth the extra.

Besides the flight cancellation, everything else was prefect. Kudos to Malaysian Airlines.

Operated by American Airlines. Very chaotic and the crew was bit rough responding any enquiries. Restricted leg space.. Qatar would have been better

Qatar airways from Doha to guangzhau was excellent big bird Boeing 777 more room and smoothly flight, I Love it

It was good no problems made it on time for the next flight overseas!

The made us waiting and held our passports and boarding pass making us miss our flights

Not impressed. Only allowed one carry on on such a long flight.

The flight was good but my neighbor had the vent open full power for the whole flight and because the air was blowing from the side instead of from the top and I got very cold and ended up with a sore throat.

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

Wore experience due to delay and took me 3 days to reach my destination.

All over with Qatar airlines my experience was really bad due to delays and then putting me on different airlines and after 8 hours of wait I had to listen to their is no plane to fly for another 24 hours. Wore experience ever.

Overnight flight in the old style Business class, but still very good.

I was in business class, without the business class amenities. Large seat with lots of legroom, but no TV or bed. Food was okay, but I did enjoy the Turkish red wine.

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!

Only chicken as a meat dish through out the flight

Nothing really was great as such. Seen other no name airlines perform better.

Quality of service on board was very inconsistent. FA service primarily seemed robotic and they barely engaged with passengers

I’m unclear why I had to pay extra for assigned seats as Turkish airlines did not honor the seating. We were placed across the aisle from each other on TK 34, and were seated behind one another on TK 694. Because my name was misspelled on e-ticket (Klawiter, instead of Klawitter) I could not log onto website to get the connection gate number in Istanbul. The monitors in the airport were a jumbled mess 1/2 Arabic and 1/2 English.

On line check in needs a lot of improvement. I tried and gave up.

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

the female flight attendant was racist towards me. I could tell she treated the two other passengers next to me with more softness.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Seattle to Cape Town found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
6/8Tue
2 stops
29h 02mSEA-CPT
R18 391
6/8Tue
1 stopAmerican Airlines
33h 20mSEA-CPT
R20 051
20/6Thu
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
34h 03mSEA-CPT
R20 107
6/8Tue
3 stops
46h 13mSEA-CPT
R21 114
19/6Wed
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
49h 40mSEA-CPT
R23 091
5/8Mon
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
48h 46mSEA-CPT
R23 763
20/6Thu
3 stops
36h 45mSEA-CPT
R27 549
20/6Thu
1 stopQatar Airways
33h 20mSEA-CPT
R27 848
2/9Mon
1 stopTurkish Airlines
32h 10mSEA-CPT
R61 160
2/9Mon
2 stops
43h 50mSEA-CPT
R69 088

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