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Flights from London to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:21 -04:00

London to Cape Town Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:21 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from London to Cape Town. Turkish & Emirates frequently offer the best deals on London to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Turkish
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Wed 18/01
1 stop
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Wed 25/01
1 stop
£495
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Emirates
LONCPT
Sun 13/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Thu 17/11
1 stop
£524
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Emirates
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Sat 19/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Sun 04/12
1 stop
£524
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Emirates
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Fri 27/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Fri 03/02
1 stop
£524
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Qatar
LONCPT
Wed 16/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£541
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Air France
LONCPT
Thu 03/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 09/11
2 stops
£556
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Air France
LONCPT
Thu 03/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Tue 15/11
2 stops
£556
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Air France
LONCPT
Thu 03/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 16/11
2 stops
£556
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Air France
LONCPT
Thu 03/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 23/11
2 stops
£556
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Ethiopian
LONCPT
Wed 05/10
2 stops
CPTLON
Tue 11/10
2 stops
£564
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Ethiopian
LONCPT
Thu 06/10
2 stops
CPTLON
Mon 10/10
2 stops
£564
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Ethiopian
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Thu 06/10
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 11/10
1 stop
£564
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Ethiopian
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Thu 06/10
1 stop
CPTLON
Sun 16/10
1 stop
£564
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Ethiopian
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Thu 06/10
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 16/10
2 stops
£564
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South African
LONCPT
Sat 19/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Sun 04/12
1 stop
£607
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South African
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Wed 04/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Sat 21/01
1 stop
£607
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South African
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Fri 27/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Fri 03/02
1 stop
£607
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Thomas Cook
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Thu 12/01
nonstop
CPTLON
Mon 16/01
nonstop
£613
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Thomas Cook
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Thu 12/01
nonstop
CPTLON
Fri 20/01
nonstop
£613
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Thomas Cook
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Thu 12/01
nonstop
CPTLON
Mon 23/01
nonstop
£613
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Thomas Cook
LONCPT
Thu 12/01
nonstop
CPTLON
Tue 24/01
nonstop
£613
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Thomas Cook
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Thu 12/01
nonstop
CPTLON
Mon 30/01
nonstop
£613
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KLM
LONCPT
Sat 19/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 04/12
2 stops
£615
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Lufthansa
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Tue 06/12
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 13/12
1 stop
£620
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British Airways
LONCPT
Tue 06/12
2 stops
CPTLON
Tue 13/12
2 stops
£715
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Air Mauritius
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Sat 10/12
2 stops
CPTLON
Tue 27/12
2 stops
£941
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TAAG Angola
LONCPT
Tue 15/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Wed 30/11
1 stop
£1,650
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TAAG Angola
LONCPT
Tue 22/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Wed 30/11
1 stop
£1,650
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TAAG Angola
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Tue 22/11
1 stop
CPTLON
Wed 07/12
1 stop
£1,650
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TAAG Angola
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Tue 13/12
1 stop
CPTLON
Wed 28/12
1 stop
£1,650
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TAAG Angola
LONCPT
Tue 13/12
1 stop
CPTLON
Wed 28/12
1 stop
£1,650
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Tap Portugal
LONCPT
Wed 23/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 11/12
2 stops
£2,132
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Tap Portugal
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Mon 28/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 18/12
2 stops
£2,132
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Tap Portugal
LONCPT
Thu 01/12
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 11/12
2 stops
£2,132
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Tap Portugal
LONCPT
Thu 01/12
2 stops
CPTLON
Mon 19/12
2 stops
£2,132
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Tap Portugal
LONCPT
Fri 02/12
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 11/12
2 stops
£2,132
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Aer Lingus
LONCPT
Mon 28/11
2 stops
CPTLON
Tue 06/12
2 stops
£3,033
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How Much is a Flight from London to Cape Town?

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 £506.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London to Cape Town?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from London to Cape Town?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London to Cape Town.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £1,395 £564
7-14 days £1,229 £530
14-21 days £1,294 £530
21-30 days £1,100 £530
30-60 days £792 £497
60-90 days £792 £498
90+ days £610 £495

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Cape Town

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London to Cape Town is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£497 £497 £498 £498 £526 £524 £497

Compare Flight Prices from London to Cape Town by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for London to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October London Cape Town Emirates 11/10/2016 18/10/2016 1 £530
November London Cape Town Turkish 20/11/2016 30/11/2016 1 £497
December London Cape Town Turkish 05/12/2016 13/12/2016 1 £499
January London Cape Town Turkish 18/01/2017 25/01/2017 1 £495
February London Cape Town Turkish 01/02/2017 05/02/2017 1 £495
March London Cape Town Turkish 01/03/2017 08/03/2017 1 £495
April London Cape Town Turkish 19/04/2017 04/05/2017 1 £499
May London Cape Town Turkish 14/05/2017 21/05/2017 1 £497

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Cape Town

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London to Cape Town. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£564
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£564 £650
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£650 £564
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£564 £534
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£534 £534
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
£534

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Cape Town

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 £525.

The average price for direct flights from London to Cape Town is £895.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from London to Cape Town - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 19:00 21:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Cape Town

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Cape Town is £509.

London to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from London to Cape Town?
Answer: The average London to Cape Town flight time is 11 hours and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is Cape Town from London?
Answer: The distance from London to Cape Town is 9,673 kilometers (6,011 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 8 direct flights from London to Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular London airlines for direct 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: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in London flying to Cape Town Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:21 -04:00Number of routes searched: 46Number of itineraries searched: 3,263,336

Wondering which airlines fly out of London to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of London airlines with flights to Cape Town. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

London to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
Thomas Cook -
Air France CDG
TAAG Angola LAD
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Kenya NBO
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST

London to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London and Cape Town. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Manchester to Cape Town Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Qatar, South African, Brussels, Turkish £509
Flights from Birmingham to Cape Town Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Qatar, Brussels, Turkish £504
Flights from Bristol to Cape Town British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels £670
Flights from Norwich to Cape Town KLM £829
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Cape Town Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Qatar £673
Flights from Humberside to Cape TownCheck Dates
Flights from Cardiff to Cape Town KLM £865
Flights from Southampton to Cape Town Air France, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa £908
Flights from Rotterdam to Cape Town British Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar £759
Flights from Jersey to Cape Town British Airways £1,031
Flights from Nottingham to Cape Town British Airways, Brussels £1,206
Flights from London to New York American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet £339
Flights from London to Johannesburg Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, TAAG Angola, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, Air Mauritius, Egyptair, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Brussels, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £415
Flights from London to Dubai Air France, Air Algerie, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Gulf Air, Azal, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Egyptair, Pegasus, Pakistan, UIA, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air £232
Flights from London to Toronto Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Croatia, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air £296
Flights from London to Istanbul Germanwings, Air Moldova, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Air Algerie, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Croatia, Pegasus, UIA, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TunisAir £62
Flights from London to Sydney American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £561
Flights from London to Lagos Air France, Royal Air Maroc, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Qatar, South African, Brussels, Turkish, Air Via Bulgarian, Virgin Atlantic, Arik Air £331
Flights from London to Melbourne American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £577
Flights from London to Singapore Jet Airways, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Croatia, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air £391
Flights from London to Harare Air France, Air India, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Qatar, South African £480
Flights from London to Manila Air France, Alitalia, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Vietnam, Oman Air £360
Flights from London to Durban Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya, Lufthansa, Air Mauritius, Egyptair, Qatar, South African, Turkish, Tap Portugal £520
Flights from London to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, El Al, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air £322
Flights from London to Nairobi Air France, Royal Air Maroc, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Qatar, Saudi Arabian, Turkish £353
Flights from London to Port Elizabeth British Airways, Qatar, South African, Tap Portugal £594
Flights from London to Bangkok Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Gulf Air, JAL, Astana, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, El Al, Malaysia, Egyptair, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Pakistan, UIA, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Vietnam, Oman Air £335
Flights from London to Kuala Lumpur Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Pakistan, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Oman Air £362
Flights from London to Perth Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £549
Flights from London to Hong Kong Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £279
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