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The best prices from Birmingham to Cape Town are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best BHX to CPT flight in 2021: compare Birmingham to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
BHX - CPT
Price
£523 - £769
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Precipitation
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£727

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

£523

From Birmingham to Cape Town

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 Birmingham to Cape Town?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 16% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Birmingham to Cape Town at least 37 days early can save you up to 4% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Birmingham to Cape Town for as little as £598 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £614 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Birmingham to Cape Town?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cape Town from Birmingham average £592. You can even find prices in May for less than £592, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as £391. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Birmingham. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Cape Town (BHX - CPT)?

When flying from Birmingham to Cape Town, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Cape Town in July, August 2021

The best prices found for BHX to CPT flights in July, August
30 Jul - 1 Aug
£552pp
BHX
Birmingham
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
30 Jul - 1 Aug
£807pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
30 Jul - 1 Aug
£891pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Birmingham found for this year
25 Oct - 2 Nov
£436pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£449pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£456pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham 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 Birmingham 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.

Which airlines flying from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are KLM, Emirates, and Lufthansa. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Cape Town for under £504 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Cape Town for under £504. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £436, but on average you can expect to pay £510.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Cape Town for under £432 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Birmingham to Cape Town, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 4,417 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Birmingham or Cape Town?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Birmingham is roughly less than Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Birmingham weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 29 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in Cape Town is hotter than in Birmingham. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Birmingham to Cape Town?

There are many flights that can get you from Birmingham to Cape Town in 14h 15m. Fly via KLM, Lufthansa, or Turkish Airlines to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, KLM (£436), Lufthansa (£501), and Air France (£559) offers the cheapest pricing from Birmingham to Cape Town. You may be able to fly from Birmingham to Cape Town for 28% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for Birmingham to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Birmingham to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.53
Average temperature for July in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cape Town
94.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 8 airlines flying from Birmingham to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Birmingham to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
£583 £783 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£652 £832 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£642 £834 No cancel fee 68%
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Air France
£619 £910 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£626 £932 No cancel fee 79%
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KLM
£612 £965 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£593 £992 No cancel fee 76%
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Kenya Airways
£858 £1,048 No cancel fee 82%
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