Flights from Perth to Cape Town

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Flight information Perth to Cape Town

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Average flight time, total distance 8700 kilometres

15h 20min

Cape Town

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Cape Town: Cape Town.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Perth to Cape Town is $1,012. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
15h 20min is the average flight time from Perth to Cape Town.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Perth to Cape Town.

Airlines that fly from Perth to Cape Town

Currently, there are no direct flights from Perth, Australia, to Cape Town, South Africa. However, there are connecting flights offered by South African Airways via Johannesburg. South African Airways has also partnered with British Airways to provide another connecting flight via Johannesburg. The partnership between Singapore Airlines and South African Airways meanwhile connect Perth and Cape Town via Singapore then Johannesburg.

Terminal Information

Perth Airport’s Terminal 1 handles all international flights out of the airport. Terminal 1 operates with eight gates and five jetways, along with four airline lounges that serve various passengers such as the Emirates Lounge, Malaysia Airlines Lounge, Qantas Captains Club, and Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge. Some of the services and facilities offered in the terminal include Internet connectivity, luggage lockers, first aid, foreign exchange, showers, parenting rooms, and more. Additionally, the airport terminal also has the “Gold Coat” volunteers, who, along with serving Terminal 1, also serves Terminals 2 and 3 with high level customer service, and is notable for their bright gold jackets.

Cape Town International Airport’s terminal building has an international terminal located towards the northern part of the building and domestic terminal located towards the southern part of the building. Arrivals are located in the lower floor. The terminal also has ten air bridges, five each for domestic and international flights, in addition to retail outlets found in the landside and airside areas of the terminal. Shops that provide goods and services offer clothing, books, grocery items, souvenirs, along with foreign currency exchange services and duty-free shopping, to name a few.

Without direct flights, most Cape Town flights from Perth will connect via Johannesburg first before heading to the destination. Johannesburg, South Africa is served by O.R. Tambo International Airport. The airport has six terminals in total divided into three main areas that serve as the international terminals, domestic terminals, and transit terminals. Connecting flights to Cape Town are served through the airport’s Terminals A and B.

Practical Information

When flying out of Perth Airport, international flight passengers are recommended to check-in approximately three hours prior the departure time. Make sure to have the proper travel documentation including a valid passport, booking reference, boarding reference, visa (if needed), a completed outgoing passenger card (available upon check-in or at the Customs area), and a valid picture I.D.

What to expect in Cape Town

The time in Cape Town, South Africa is six hours behind the time in Perth, Australia. Visiting Cape Town requires you to expect a warm-summer Mediterranean climate with temperatures at an annual average high of 22.0 degrees Celsius or 71.6 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 11.4 degrees Celsius or 52.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and daily mean of 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.2 degrees Fahrenheit. When comparing the prices between Perth and Cape Town, the prices in Cape Town are approximately 46.45% to 61.69% cheaper than in Perth.

This information is correct as of August 2015.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.