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London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Last modified: Mar 22, 2019 3:28 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Ethiopian & Kenya frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
LONCPT
Thu 23/05
1 stop
CPTLON
Sat 08/06
1 stop
£408
Kenya
LONCPT
Wed 01/05
3 stops
CPTLON
Thu 09/05
3 stops
£431
Turkish
LONCPT
Wed 01/05
1 stop
CPTLON
Thu 09/05
1 stop
£446
Emirates
LONCPT
Wed 24/04
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 07/05
1 stop
£485
Swiss
LONCPT
Wed 24/04
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 07/05
1 stop
£487
Lufthansa
LONCPT
Sun 12/05
1 stop
CPTLON
Sun 26/05
1 stop
£495

How Much is a Flight from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £434.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London, United Kingdom 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Cape Town?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £804 £456
7-14 days £761 £448
14-21 days £1,013 £509
21-30 days £918 £434
30-60 days £531 £419
60-90 days £531 £408
90+ days £531 £469

Cheapest Day To Fly from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London, United Kingdom 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
£442£442£419£408£434£442£443

Compare Flight Prices from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March London, United Kingdom Cape Town Ethiopian 25/03/2019 29/03/2019 1 £456
April London, United Kingdom Cape Town Ethiopian 24/04/2019 07/05/2019 1 £419
May London, United Kingdom Cape Town Ethiopian 23/05/2019 08/06/2019 1 £408
June London, United Kingdom Cape Town Ethiopian 19/06/2019 26/06/2019 1 £456
July London, United Kingdom Cape Town Qatar 09/07/2019 23/07/2019 1 £527
August London, United Kingdom Cape Town Lufthansa 28/08/2019 12/09/2019 1 £500
September London, United Kingdom Cape Town Kenya 18/09/2019 22/09/2019 2 £482
October London, United Kingdom Cape Town Austrian 28/10/2019 04/11/2019 1 £497

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
£492
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
£492 £692
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
£692 £629
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
£629 £784
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
£784 £530
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
£530

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £481.

The average price for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £692.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:40 16:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £407.

The average price for round trip flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £473.

London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?
Answer: The average London, United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time is 11 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Cape Town from London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The distance from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is 9,675 kilometers (6,012 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular London, United Kingdom airlines for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?
Answer: British Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between London, United Kingdom and Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in London, United Kingdom flying to Cape Town Last modified: Mar 22, 2019 3:28 -04:00Number of routes searched: 49Number of itineraries searched: 851,456

Wondering which airlines fly out of London, United Kingdom to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
Condor -
Thomas Cook -
Air France CDG
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Kenya NBO
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
RwandAir KGL

London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London, United Kingdom 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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