Cape Town Airport Informational Guide to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) - Non Official

Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

Find the most important information about Cape Town Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Plan your travel to CPT Airport with the information provided in this guide. 


CPT Airport is a hub for Airlink and FlySafair and a focus city for South African Airways.


Cape Town International Airport handled 10,979,946 passengers in 2019.

During 2020, due to coronavirus crisis, Cape Town Airport registered only 2,386,121 passengers. 

Terminals + info

Cape Town Airport has domestic and international terminals linked by a common Central Terminal were all check-in takes place, so it can be considered as a single terminal.

International Terminal
: It is located at the north (left side of the terminal building). It is required to firstly check-in in the Central Terminal.

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Domestic Terminal: It is located at the south (right side of the terminal building). It is required to check-in first in the Central Terminal.

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Facilities + info

CPT Airport offers some of the facilities attached below:

- Wi-Fi
- Banks
- Shops
- Restaurants and cafés
- Chapel
- Prayer rooms
- Conference rooms
- Medical services
- Restrooms


Address: Private Bag X9002, Cape Town International Airport, 7525, SOUTH AFRICA

Phone: +27 21 937 1200


Transport + info

Cape Town International Airport has the following transportation options:

Bus: MyCiti bus rapid transit offers direct connections from CPT Airport to Cape Town city centre (Civic Centre Bus Station).

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Taxi: Get to downtown Cape Town within 20 minutes by taxi. 

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Train: Although Cape Town Airport isn’t connected to the railway network, there are some ways to get straight to the main railway station of Cape Town.

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Car Hire: To hire a car in Cape Town Airport is one of the best options if you visit Cape Town area for tourism. Book your car through our search engine.

About Cape Town

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg. It is well-known for its harbour and natural setting, specially the Table Mountain. It is located on the shore of Table Bay.

Thanks to its climate and natural setting, it is a popular international tourist destination, also in Africa.

Some of the sights you shouldn’t miss while your stay in Cape Town are Table Mountain National Park, Camps Bay, Chapman’s Peak Drive, its beaches in both Atlantic and Indian Ocean with pristine and blue water, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Sea Point, City Bowl, Hout Bay, among others.

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