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Gatwick (LGW) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to CPT flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
LGW - CPT
Price
£714 - £1,202
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£574

From London Gatwick to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

£339

One-way flight from London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from London Gatwick Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £661 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £437. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town (LGW - CPT)?

When flying from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 4% 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 37 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 Gatwick Airport to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £667, or £685 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best prices found for LGW to CPT flights in May, June
20 May - 27 May
£452pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
19 May - 28 May
£454pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
19 May - 28 May
£463pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Gatwick found for this year
20 May - 27 May
£452pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
19 May - 28 May
£454pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
19 May - 28 May
£463pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Gatwick, departing today and this week
24 May - 4 Jun
£581pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
25 May - 11 Jun
£622pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
24 May - 4 Jun
£626pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Cape Town
06:00 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 00m
LGW - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£339
Gotogate
13:25 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 35m
LGW - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£344
Combigo
16:30 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 30m
LGW - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£347
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Gatwick</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from London Gatwick?

For a flight from London Gatwick to Cape Town, you will be flying into Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 9.7 mi from the center of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from London Gatwick per day. 10 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from London Gatwick on a regular basis.

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

Turkish Airlines, Malta MedAir, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £480, but on average you can expect to pay £531.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town round-trip from £480. Turkish Airlines is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town?

When booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Condor or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £679. While the most popular route (London Gatwick - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for £452 on average our data indicates £3,035 when flying from London Gatwick Airport to Cape Town.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Cape Town Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick 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 Gatwick from Cape Town?

Returning to London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick.

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

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Alternative routes for Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.91
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 8 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick 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
£438 £557 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£446 £588 No cancel fee 77%
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Malta MedAir
£457 £616 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Malta MedAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qatar Airways
£475 £696 No cancel fee 68%
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Condor
£511 £556 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
£512 £570 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£599 £763 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
£641 £790 No cancel fee 78%
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