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Cheap Flights from London to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - LON to CPT

Popular flights from London to Cape Town

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £521
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Jun-2016 04-Jul-2016 £2,033
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-May-2016 26-May-2016 £583
25-May-2016 08-Jun-2016 £583
25-May-2016 08-Jun-2016 £583
25-May-2016 12-Jun-2016 £583
26-May-2016 02-Jun-2016 £583
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Aug-2016 18-Aug-2016 £3,478
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Aug-2016 30-Aug-2016 £995
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-May-2016 31-May-2016 £551
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-May-2016 06-Jun-2016 £782
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Jul-2016 08-Aug-2016 £2,276
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-May-2016 21-May-2016 £511
14-May-2016 24-May-2016 £511
19-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £511
19-May-2016 22-May-2016 £511
21-May-2016 24-May-2016 £511
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Aug-2016 31-Aug-2016 £2,214
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-May-2016 26-May-2016 £514
12-May-2016 23-May-2016 £514
16-May-2016 26-May-2016 £514
17-May-2016 31-May-2016 £514
19-May-2016 26-May-2016 £514

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £515.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from London to Cape Town based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from London to Cape Town should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days £815 £512
7-14 days £749 £511
14-21 days £749 £511
21-30 days £748 £512
30-60 days £749 £559
60-90 days £999 £704
90+ days £666 £560

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Cape Town

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from London to Cape Town.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£512 £512 £515 £511 £531 £511 £512

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from London to Cape Town

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from London to Cape Town.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May London Cape Town South African 14/05/16 21/05/16 1 £511
June London Cape Town Air France 04/06/16 14/06/16 2 £521
July London Cape Town Air France 05/07/16 15/07/16 2 £629
August London Cape Town Air France 29/08/16 06/09/16 2 £605
September London Cape Town Air France 11/09/16 25/09/16 2 £614
October London Cape Town Virgin Atlantic 31/10/16 07/11/16 1 £561
November London Cape Town South African 01/11/16 08/11/16 1 £560
December London Cape Town South African 02/12/16 21/12/16 1 £560

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from London to Cape Town

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from London to Cape Town.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
£768
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
£768 £786
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
£786 £760
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
£760 £760
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£760 £760
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£760

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT)

Your London to Cape Town flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to Cape Town is £1,021.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Cape Town is £749.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to Cape Town.

Nonstop Flight Details from London to Cape Town
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:35 21:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to Cape Town. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to Cape Town is £1,698.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Cape Town is £1,021.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £527
Birmingham to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, South African, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £543
Bristol to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels £612
Norwich to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £616
Leeds Bradford to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic £578
Humberside to Cape Town Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African £844
Cardiff to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £682
Southampton to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels £542
Rotterdam to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £696
Jersey to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic £916
Nottingham to Cape Town Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Brussels £1,001
London to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes £359
London to Johannesburg Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £421
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch £279
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet, City Jet £237
London to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, TUIfly, SunExpress, Monarch £85
London to Sydney Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £574
London to Lagos Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, Arik Air £355
London to Melbourne Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £567
London to Singapore Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, SilkAir, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Scoot, Virgin Atlantic £444
London to Harare Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £477
London to Manila Cebu Pacific, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Philippine, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £465
London to Durban Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £484
London to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes £561
London to Nairobi Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Kenya, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Monarch £457
London to Port Elizabeth Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £518
London to Bangkok Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Bangkok, SAS, Brussels, Thai, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £400
London to Kuala Lumpur Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, AirAsia, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, AirAsia X, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £459
London to Perth Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £514
London to Hong Kong Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hong Kong, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £384

Airlines Flying from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from London to Cape Town with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from London to Cape Town.

London to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways - X X X X X X X
British Airways JNB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X
Ethiopian ADD / JNB X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
South African JNB X X X X X X X
South African JNB / KIM X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in London and Cape Town, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

London to Cape Town Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from London to Cape Town?
Answer: The average London to Cape Town flight time is 11 hours and 25 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between London and Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from London to Cape Town is 9673 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from London to Cape Town.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to Cape Town?
Answer: British Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between London and Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Cape Town?
Answer: Dubai, AE
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