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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Zürich to Cape Town were for one-way flights and £556 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights from Zürich to Cape Town & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeZRH
Destination Airport IATA codeCPT
Number Of Flight Options1
Flight Price£556
Average Flight Time12 hours 22 mins

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Cape Town CPT Flight Information

Traveling From Zürich
Origin Airport IATA Code ZRH
Traveling To Cape Town
Destination Airport IATA Code CPT
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Available Airlines Ethiopian Airlines, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Air France, KLM, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Swiss International Air Lines, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa
Distance 9108 km
Direct Flight Time 11 20
Flight Price £556

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Zürich to Cape Town right now?
Stay informed about present health guidelines and flying restrictions by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with the latest requirements for your flights from Zürich to Cape Town.
Is there a direct flight between Zürich and Cape Town?
A direct flight from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Cape Town Intl. Airport means a little more time for thrills and fun at the other end. You’ll find 1 airlines flying this route nonstop, including Edelweiss Air, which is one of the best.
How long is a direct flight from Zürich to Cape Town?
The trip takes roughly 11 hours and 25 minutes. You will have covered around 5,700 miles by the time you touch down in Cape Town from Zürich.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Cape Town due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Cape Town booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Zürich to Cape Town flights?
Want to know a little more information about your trip from Zürich to Cape Town — like which airport you’ll be flying into and out of? You’ll likely be taking off from Zurich Intl. Airport and arriving at Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.).
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Zürich to Cape Town?
Top-notch service, food quality and a terrific rewards program are some factors that differentiate an airline from another. While you’ll find multiple carriers offering flights from Zürich to Cape Town, these are among the best:

  • Qatar Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 21 flights every month.
  • KLM with 17 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 13 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 4 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Zürich to Cape Town?
Booking a trip from Zürich to Cape Town is simple. With 4 daily flights to select from, you can set off on your next big adventure any time of the year.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing British Airways, Comair or Qatar Airways. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Zürich to Cape Town 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Zürich to Cape Town, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Zürich to Cape Town is February. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £556 and can rise to £1,141 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Zürich to Cape Town  

Every day between Zürich and Cape Town, 2 flights from 1 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with SWISS, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 11hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 9108 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Zürich to Cape Town — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Zürich to Cape Town to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

2 out of 5
Adjoining BP Service & Filling Station, at Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, Western Cape
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,005 reviews)
"Excellent property. Nothing fancy - small rooms and small bathrooms but always clean and comfortable. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Now offer dinner options which is very welcome as well as Sky News on TV options."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2022

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Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

5 out of 5
Corner Century Boulevard & Rialto Road, Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7441
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient parking ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (237 reviews)
"Everyone was friendly, clean, and modern rooms"

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The Onyx Apartment Hotel

The Onyx Apartment Hotel

4 out of 5
57 Heerengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (233 reviews)
"beds are super comfortable. They have a great in-house restaurant called Yu and its centrally located"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2022

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Hotel Verde Cape Town Airport

Hotel Verde Cape Town Airport

4 out of 5
15 Michigan Street, Airport Industria, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7490
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (867 reviews)
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Reviewed on 2 Dec 2022

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Victoria & Alfred Hotel

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

4 out of 5
On the Waterfront Pierhead, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a marina. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Beautiful hotel
"Amazing location, room had a great view. The stuff was outstanding and helpful."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2022

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The Rockefeller Hotel by NEWMARK

The Rockefeller Hotel by NEWMARK

12 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
Stay at this hotel in Cape Town. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and breakfast. Popular attractions Artscape Theatre Centre and Castle of Good Hope are located ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Good Choice for Cape Town
"Wonderful hotel, with lovely staff in a great location. All the main sites are accessible via a short taxi ride - some in walking distance. Would love to stay again. The pool on the roof (18th floor) was a big bonus!"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2022

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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.