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Flight information for London to Cape Town
(LON to CPT)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Cape Town
Best price found£269The best flight deal from London to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £269
Fastest flight time11h 30mThe fastest flight from London to Cape Town takes 11h 30m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from London to Cape Town. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London Gatwick Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport, London Heathrow Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport and London City 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 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 to Cape Town?

May

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

What is the cheapest day to depart London for Cape Town?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Cape Town?

at midday

London to Cape Town flights are approximately 9% more expensive in the evening than at midday

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

Ethiopian Air

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

What is the cheapest London to Cape Town flight route?

London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl

Fly from London Heathrow to Cape Town Intl for the best London - Cape Town flight prices

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

36 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Cape Town is approximately 36 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London 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 to Cape Town by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
26 Nov
LTN01:55London Luton
28h 50m
2 stops
CPT06:45Cape Town Intl
5 Dec
CPT09:35Cape Town Intl
22h 55m
2 stops
LTN08:30London Luton
Etihad Airways
5 Dec
LHR07:10London Heathrow
21h 35m
2 stops
CPT04:45Cape Town Intl
13 Dec
CPT10:30Cape Town Intl
21h 15m
2 stops
LHR07:45London Heathrow
Lufthansa
22 Feb
LHR08:50London Heathrow
14h 10m
1 stop
CPT23:00Cape Town Intl
9 Mar
CPT04:40Cape Town Intl
15h 15m
1 stop
LHR19:55London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
2 Feb
LHR12:25London Heathrow
26h 15m
1 stop
CPT14:40Cape Town Intl
17 Feb
CPT18:00Cape Town Intl
18h 30m
1 stop
LHR12:30London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
18 Jan
LHR15:15London Heathrow
15h 30m
1 stop
CPT06:45Cape Town Intl
30 Jan
CPT09:35Cape Town Intl
18h 00m
1 stop
LHR03:35London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
12 Nov
LGW11:50London Gatwick
17h 15m
1 stop
CPT05:05Cape Town Intl
22 Nov
CPT13:10Cape Town Intl
23h 45m
1 stop
LGW12:55London Gatwick

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Cape Town, view some of our deals below provided by Ethiopian Air, Etihad Airways and SWISS
Multiple Airlines
10 Dec
STN01:45London Stansted
27h 00m
3 stops
CPT04:45Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
1 Feb
LHR15:15London Heathrow
15h 30m
1 stop
CPT06:45Cape Town Intl
Etihad Airways
1 Dec
LHR07:10London Heathrow
21h 35m
2 stops
CPT04:45Cape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to Cape Town from London

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Cape Town
Ethiopian Air
26 Oct
LHR17:00London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
CPT08:45Cape Town Intl
7 Nov
CPT09:35Cape Town Intl
18h 00m
1 stop
LHR03:35London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
25 Oct
LTN05:45London Luton
27h 00m
2 stops
CPT08:45Cape Town Intl
2 Nov
CPT10:35Cape Town Intl
22h 55m
2 stops
LTN09:30London Luton
Kenya Airways
23 Oct
LHR14:25London Heathrow
18h 10m
2 stops
CPT08:35Cape Town Intl
6 Nov
CPT10:05Cape Town Intl
27h 25m
1 stop
LHR12:30London Heathrow
SWISS
25 Oct
LHR02:00London Heathrow
26h 55m
1 stop
CPT04:55Cape Town Intl
4 Nov
CPT15:45Cape Town Intl
14h 20m
1 stop
LHR06:05London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
26 Oct
LHR12:30London Heathrow
17h 50m
1 stop
CPT06:20Cape Town Intl
5 Nov
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
27h 35m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
24 Oct
LHR11:05London Heathrow
18h 15m
1 stop
CPT05:20Cape Town Intl
1 Nov
CPT15:10Cape Town Intl
20h 10m
1 stop
LHR11:20London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Cape Town

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Cape Town with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Ethiopian Air
PriceFrom £363
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
SWISS
PriceFrom £389
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
RwandAir
PriceFrom £393
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
Kenya Airways
PriceFrom £398
Free cancellation
Rating
6.6
Turkish Airlines
PriceFrom £399
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1
Austrian Airlines
PriceFrom £412
Free cancellation
Rating
7.1
Emirates
PriceFrom £413
Free cancellation
Rating
8.7
Malta MedAir
PriceFrom £414
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £424
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
Air France
PriceFrom £445
Free cancellation
Rating
7.8

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

    Many airlines have safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Etihad Airways. Many airlines flying from London to Cape Town Intl are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and provided to travellers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

  • Are airlines flying from London 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 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 Emirates.

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

    London and Cape Town Intl are 6004.9 mi apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 13h 55m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to London 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.

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

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 to Cape Town

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Manchester to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price£410
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Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price£420
London to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time19h 35m
Cheapest price£420
Birmingham to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time22h 10m
Cheapest price£480
Bristol to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time19h 50m
Cheapest price£487
Manchester to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time19h 50m
Cheapest price£487
London to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time19h 35m
Cheapest price£503

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