Cheap flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International

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The best prices from Heathrow to Cape Town International are usually found in May or March, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Cape Town International (CPT)

LHR - CPT
Price
£533 - £882
Popular in December High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from Rp 533 From Heathrow to Cape Town International
One-way from Rp 428 One-way flight from Heathrow to Cape Town International
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Heathrow to Cape Town International?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cape Town International. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Cape Town International?

To save on the cost of your flight from Heathrow to Cape Town International, book at least 45 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £513 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £577.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to Cape Town International?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town International from Heathrow. Prices for May average £644 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £455. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Heathrow to Cape Town International (LHR - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Heathrow to Cape Town International at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LHR to CPT flights in September, October
23 Oct - 1 Nov
£572pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Oct - 31 Oct
£581pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Oct - 29 Oct
£583pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Cape Town International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town International from Heathrow found for this year
23 Oct - 1 Nov
£572pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Oct - 31 Oct
£581pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Oct - 29 Oct
£583pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Cape Town International from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Cape Town International direct flight deals
17 Mar - 25 Mar
£609pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Jan - 18 Jan
£610pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jan - 27 Jan
£611pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town International from Heathrow, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 12 Oct
£639pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Oct - 6 Dec
£641pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 12 Oct
£671pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cape Town International from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International
08:45 - 06:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
45h 10m
LHR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£382
Kiwi.com
14:50 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 10m
LHR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£337
Kiwi.com
10:15 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 45m
LHR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£341
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Cape Town International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Cape Town International

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Cape Town due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Cape Town for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £572, but on average you can expect to pay £602.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International under £700. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Cape Town International is less than £653.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Cape Town International for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Cape Town International within the next 7 days for less than £700.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Heathrow is same as in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 18 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in February. The weather in Cape Town is generally hotter than Heathrow's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Cape Town International?

There are many flights that can get you from Heathrow to Cape Town International in 11h 30m. Fly via British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, or Lufthansa to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to Cape Town International return?

Our cheapest airline available from Heathrow to Cape Town International is Lufthansa. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £473 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Atlantic and Turkish Airlines, starting at £479 and £492 round-trip. Users have found that Lufthansa is 28% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Cape Town International

Destination information for Cape Town International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Cape Town International
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R21.59
Flight duration
11h 46m

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