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Cheap Flights from London to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - LON to CPT Last modified: 24-May-2016 19:18

Popular flights from London to Cape Town Last modified: 24-May-2016 19:18

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
03-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £510
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Sep-2016 02-Oct-2016 £2,037
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Aug-2016 30-Aug-2016 £3,482
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Jun-2016 22-Jun-2016 £624
09-Jun-2016 20-Jun-2016 £624
09-Jun-2016 20-Jun-2016 £624
13-Jun-2016 27-Jun-2016 £624
15-Jun-2016 27-Jun-2016 £624
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £3,420
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Sep-2016 30-Sep-2016 £976
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Jun-2016 05-Jun-2016 £476
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Sep-2016 04-Oct-2016 £746
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Jul-2016 28-Jul-2016 £2,218
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-May-2016 19-Jun-2016 £507
31-May-2016 13-Jun-2016 £507
31-May-2016 07-Jun-2016 £507
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Sep-2016 02-Oct-2016 £2,205
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-May-2016 13-Jun-2016 £509
31-May-2016 07-Jun-2016 £509

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 £528.

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 £808 £530
7-14 days £752 £507
14-21 days £752 £546
21-30 days £743 £546
30-60 days £743 £546
60-90 days £1,083 £620
90+ days £600 £525

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
£530 £507 £546 £546 £476 £546 £546

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 31/05/16 07/06/16 1 £507
June London Cape Town KLM 03/06/16 05/06/16 2 £476
July London Cape Town KLM 02/07/16 11/07/16 1 £577
August London Cape Town Air France 29/08/16 08/09/16 2 £583
September London Cape Town KLM 12/09/16 19/09/16 2 £584
October London Cape Town South African 31/10/16 09/11/16 1 £554
November London Cape Town South African 03/11/16 23/11/16 1 £554
December London Cape Town South African 02/12/16 11/12/16 1 £554

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 £1,564.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Cape Town is £743.

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 £1,732.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Cape Town is £1,564.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £533
Birmingham to Cape Town Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, South African, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £510
Bristol to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £638
Norwich to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Leeds Bradford to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic £604
Humberside to Cape Town Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African £3,495
Cardiff to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic £752
Southampton to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels £659
Rotterdam to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £591
Jersey to Cape Town Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Nottingham to Cape Town Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Brussels £1,294
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 £337
London to Johannesburg Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £407
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, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch £281
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet £297
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, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch £80
London to Sydney Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £569
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 £344
London to Melbourne Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £562
London to Singapore Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, SilkAir, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Scoot, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £456
London to Harare Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £484
London to Manila Cebu Pacific, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Philippine, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £474
London to Durban Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £478
London to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet, Great Lakes £463
London to Nairobi Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £447
London to Port Elizabeth Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £509
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 £395
London to Kuala Lumpur Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, AirAsia, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, AirAsia X, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ £473
London to Perth Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £510
London to Hong Kong Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Hong Kong, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Dragonair, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £402

Airlines Flying from London to Cape Town (LON to CPT) Number of flights searched: 201Last modified: 24-May-2016 19:18

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 / BFN 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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