Cheap flights from London to Cape Town International

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The best prices from London to Cape Town International are usually found in May or March, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Cape Town International (CPT)

LON - CPT
Price
£533 - £896
Popular in December High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from €533 From London to Cape Town International
One-way from €380 One-way flight from London 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 London to Cape Town International?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from London to Cape Town International. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town International.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 45 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 45 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Cape Town International 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £513, or £577 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town International from London with a flight ticket averaging about £644. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £455. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from London to Cape Town International, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight in the evening.

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

The best prices found for LON to CPT flights in September, October
23 Oct - 30 Oct
£529pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
23 Oct - 5 Nov
£563pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Oct - 1 Nov
£568pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Cape Town International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town International from London found for this year
23 Oct - 30 Oct
£529pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
1 Nov - 15 Nov
£556pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Oct - 5 Nov
£563pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Cape Town International from London

Save time with London 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 London to Cape Town International

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town International from London, 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 London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Cape Town International
02:55 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
50h 05m
LTN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£299
Kiwi.com
16:05 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 55m
STN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£303
Kiwi.com
17:25 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 35m
STN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£305
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Cape Town International

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 London to Cape Town International for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Cape Town International for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £529, but on average you can expect to pay £576.

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

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

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

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

Is London 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 London'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 London to Cape Town International?

A quick flight from London to Cape Town International can take about 11h 30m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £500. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (£462), Turkish Airlines (£465), and Lufthansa (£473) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Cape Town International. These flights start at 28% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for London to Cape Town International

Destination information for Cape Town International

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

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Cape Town

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