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The best prices from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday 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 2022: compare Birmingham to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
BHX - CPT
Price
£726 - £1,067
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 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

£579

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£579

From Birmingham to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Birmingham to Cape Town?

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Birmingham with a flight ticket averaging about £677. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £496. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 12% on flights from Birmingham to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Birmingham to Cape Town, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £676 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £676.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Birmingham to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 13% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BHX to CPT flights in May, June
11 Jun - 21 Jun
£685pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
30 Jun - 25 Oct
£701pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
30 Jun - 25 Oct
£715pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Birmingham found for this year
3 Nov - 13 Nov
£488pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
3 Nov - 13 Nov
£491pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
3 Nov - 13 Nov
£495pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Cape Town

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 Lufthansa, KLM, and Emirates. 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 £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Cape Town for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £488, but on average you can expect to pay £624.

How popular is this Birmingham to Cape Town flight route?

Flights from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 1,258 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Birmingham to Cape Town round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Birmingham to Cape Town is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £488 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air France and Lufthansa, starting at £602 and £616 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Birmingham to Cape Town for 27% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Birmingham to Cape Town?

The most popular airlines flying from Birmingham to Cape Town are Air France, Emirates and KLM. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Birmingham to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Birmingham to Cape Town is £333. On average you can expect to pay £1,585. The most popular route, (Birmingham - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for £491.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Birmingham?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Birmingham need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Birmingham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Birmingham are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Birmingham from Cape Town?

Returning to Birmingham from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Birmingham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Birmingham.

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Alternative routes for Birmingham to Cape Town

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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 = R19.71
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 6 airlines flying from Birmingham to Cape Town Intl

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
Lufthansa
£441 £598 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£445 £560 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£453 £621 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£456 £634 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£568 £649 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£685 £836 No cancel fee 82%
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