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Flights from London to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Dec 9, 2016 2:05 -05:00

London to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 9, 2016 2:05 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,900,004,488 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Turkish & Ethiopian frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Turkish
LONCPT
Thu 09/03
1 stop
CPTLON
Fri 24/03
1 stop
£454
Ethiopian
LONCPT
Wed 01/02
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 05/02
2 stops
£471
Emirates
LONCPT
Tue 07/02
1 stop
CPTLON
Thu 23/02
1 stop
£484
Air France
LONCPT
Wed 29/03
2 stops
CPTLON
Sun 09/04
2 stops
£533
KLM
LONCPT
Sat 25/02
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 15/03
2 stops
£554
South African
LONCPT
Sat 21/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Fri 27/01
1 stop
£589

How Much is a Flight from London to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 £482.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 £823 £674
7-14 days £842 £849
14-21 days £832 £595
21-30 days £803 £574
30-60 days £660 £471
60-90 days £631 £454
90+ days £600 £454

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 27,908,060,797 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 Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£491 £471 £471 £454 £505 £491 £491

Compare Flight Prices from London to Cape Town by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
December London Cape Town Ethiopian 31/12/2016 19/01/2017 1 £580
January London Cape Town Ethiopian 11/01/2017 19/01/2017 1 £491
February London Cape Town Ethiopian 01/02/2017 05/02/2017 2 £471
March London Cape Town Turkish 09/03/2017 24/03/2017 1 £454
April London Cape Town Ethiopian 09/04/2017 12/04/2017 2 £492
May London Cape Town Ethiopian 01/05/2017 12/05/2017 1 £492
June London Cape Town Ethiopian 01/06/2017 08/06/2017 1 £492
July London Cape Town Turkish 01/07/2017 05/07/2017 1 £497

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£763
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
£763 £842
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
£842 £1,125
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
£1,125 £946
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
£946 £528
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
£528

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 £508.

The average price for direct flights from London to Cape Town is £925.

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 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 17:35 22:05
Thomas Cook 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 18:10 18:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 £524.

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 37 minutes.
Question: How far is Cape Town from London?
Answer: The distance from London to Cape Town is 9,631 kilometers (5,985 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 22 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 86% 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: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in London flying to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 9, 2016 2:05 -05:00Number of routes searched: 39Number of itineraries searched: 2,630,337

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.

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