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There are 3 ways to get from Cape Town to The Louvre by plane or train

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  15h 4m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Paris CDG (CDG) CPT - CDG

2 alternative options

Fly to Paris Orly  •  19h 38m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Paris Orly (ORY) CPT - ORY

Fly to Brussels, train  •  19h 43m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Brussels (BRU) CPT - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord

Capetown (CPT) to Paris CDG (CDG) flights

The flight time between Capetown (CPT) and Paris CDG (CDG) is around 16h 42m and covers a distance of around 9362 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 11h 35m. Services are operated by Air France, Lufthansa, KLM and others. Typically 55 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
13h 34m
Layover time:
3h 8m
Total time:
16h 42m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
11h 35m
Flight distance:
9362 km
Flights per week:
55
Cheapest price:
€117
Carbon emissions:
1898 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:35
Last flight departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Capetown (CPT) to Paris CDG (CDG) flight schedules

South Africa → France
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International entry into France from South Africa

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of South Africa
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from South Africa

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from South Africa
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in France

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from South Africa

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from South Africa.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Louvre is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Louvre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Louvre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to South Africa from France.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to The Louvre is to fly which costs R 4 600 - R 13 000 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to The Louvre is to fly which costs R 4 600 - R 13 000 and takes 15h 4m.

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The distance between Cape Town and The Louvre is 9343 km.

It takes approximately 15h 4m to get from Cape Town to The Louvre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 35m.

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Air France, KLM, Ethiopian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Capetown Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5248+ hotels available in The Louvre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 45 - R 280.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 9342.6 km
  • Duration: 15h 4m

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and The Louvre, France?

Air France, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Cape Town to The Louvre every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1100
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Montpellier
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€330 - €1100
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Frankfurt, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1000
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1000
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €850
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €800
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1100
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€440 - €850
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €1000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €850
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €1000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €650
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Istanbul, Venice
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Capetown to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Capetown to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160

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