Cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

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Flight information for London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town
(LHR to CPT)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town
Best price found£290The best flight deal from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £290
Fastest flight time11h 30mThe fastest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town takes 11h 30m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town. Popular non-direct route for this connection is London Heathrow Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport.
Airports in Cape Town1 airportThere is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town?

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cape Town from London Heathrow Airport is May. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cape Town from London Heathrow Airport?

Kenya Airways

Austrian Airlines, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air are the most popular carriers operating from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

How far in advance should you book London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town flights?

15 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town is approximately 15 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town by changing tabs
Lufthansa
17 Jan
LHR12:30London Heathrow
15h 20m
1 stop
CPT03:50Cape Town Intl
21 Mar
CPT05:30Cape Town Intl
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR20:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
15 Feb
LHR13:40London Heathrow
24h 55m
2 stops
CPT14:35Cape Town Intl
1 Mar
CPT05:10Cape Town Intl
23h 55m
2 stops
LHR05:05London Heathrow
Lufthansa
11 Nov
LHR08:50London Heathrow
15h 50m
1 stop
CPT00:40Cape Town Intl
21 Nov
CPT04:30Cape Town Intl
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR19:55London Heathrow
Lufthansa
20 Nov
LHR03:45London Heathrow
20h 55m
1 stop
CPT00:40Cape Town Intl
25 Dec
CPT13:20Cape Town Intl
24h 25m
1 stop
LHR13:45London Heathrow
Lufthansa
12 Mar
LHR05:30London Heathrow
22h 20m
1 stop
CPT04:50Cape Town Intl
26 Mar
CPT05:30Cape Town Intl
23h 45m
1 stop
LHR05:15London Heathrow
Lufthansa
13 Nov
LHR02:40London Heathrow
22h 00m
1 stop
CPT00:40Cape Town Intl
28 Nov
CPT04:30Cape Town Intl
24h 35m
1 stop
LHR05:05London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

If you're looking for one-way flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town, view some of our deals below provided by Ethiopian Air
Multiple Airlines
29 Jan
LHR02:20London Heathrow
37h 30m
3 stops
CPT15:50Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
18 Jan
LHR15:15London Heathrow
15h 30m
1 stop
CPT06:45Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
25 Dec
LHR03:50London Heathrow
36h 00m
3 stops
CPT15:50Cape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to Cape Town from London Heathrow Airport

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town
KLM
29 Sep
LHR02:30London Heathrow
13h 55m
1 stop
CPT16:25Cape Town Intl
6 Oct
CPT19:10Cape Town Intl
18h 05m
1 stop
LHR13:15London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
28 Sep
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
CPT08:45Cape Town Intl
5 Oct
CPT10:35Cape Town Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
29 Sep
LHR02:30London Heathrow
27h 10m
2 stops
CPT05:40Cape Town Intl
6 Oct
CPT19:10Cape Town Intl
33h 30m
1 stop
LHR04:40London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
30 Sep
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
CPT08:45Cape Town Intl
20 Oct
CPT10:35Cape Town Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
29 Sep
LHR02:30London Heathrow
27h 10m
2 stops
CPT05:40Cape Town Intl
6 Oct
CPT19:10Cape Town Intl
18h 15m
2 stops
LHR13:25London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
1 Oct
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
CPT08:45Cape Town Intl
20 Oct
CPT10:35Cape Town Intl
17h 25m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Ethiopian Air
PriceFrom £365
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
SWISS
PriceFrom £391
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
Kenya Airways
PriceFrom £400
Free cancellation
Rating
6.2
Austrian Airlines
PriceFrom £414
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
Emirates
PriceFrom £416
Free cancellation
Rating
8.7
Turkish Airlines
PriceFrom £419
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1
Malta MedAir
PriceFrom £443
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
Air France
PriceFrom £448
Free cancellation
Rating
7.7
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £456
Free cancellation
Rating
8.4
KLM
PriceFrom £458
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9

  • Are airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: British Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways.

  • Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Airlines such as Etihad Airways have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer whilst travelling. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled disinfection, enhanced cleaning of aircraft, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the practices implemented by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

  • How far is London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl by plane?

    There are 6006.8 mi between London Heathrow and Cape Town Intl. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 13h 55m.


Can I fly to Cape Town Intl from London Heathrow right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from London Heathrow need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Can I fly back to London Heathrow from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to London Heathrow from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

If you are planning to travel to Cape Town at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town

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