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The best prices from Gatwick to Cape Town are usually found in March or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to Cape Town (CPT)

LGW - CPT
Price
£505 - £920
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£505

From Gatwick to Cape Town

One-way from

£353

One-way flight from Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Cape Town?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 25% 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 Gatwick to Cape Town?

To save up to 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 45 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Gatwick to Cape Town from £636 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £715 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Gatwick in May are about £627 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £443.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Gatwick to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Cape Town in October, November 2020

The best prices found for LGW to CPT flights in October, November
12 Nov - 27 Nov
£464pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Nov - 30 Nov
£480pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Oct - 28 Jan
£487pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Gatwick found for this year
12 Nov - 27 Nov
£464pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Nov - 30 Nov
£480pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Oct - 28 Jan
£487pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
28 Oct - 28 Jan
£487pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Oct - 8 Nov
£496pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Oct - 2 Nov
£516pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Cape Town from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Cape Town
08:50 - 06:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
19h 30m
LGW - CPT
Qatar Airways
£394
DreamWorldTravel
09:50 - 07:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
19h 30m
LGW - CPT
Qatar Airways
16:55 - 06:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 25m
LGW - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£353
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 Gatwick 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 London Gatwick to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Emirates, and Turkish Airlines 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 Gatwick to Cape Town for under £459 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £459. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £441, but on average you can expect to pay £457.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £459 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £536?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Gatwick to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £536.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Cape Town?

In Gatwick, there will be greater rainfall in Gatwick compared to Cape Town over the next 10 days.

Is Gatwick 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 Gatwick'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 Gatwick to Cape Town?

For as low as £453, Turkish Airlines can have you in Cape Town from Gatwick in 17h 15m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to Cape Town is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £441 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at £479. You may be able to fly from Gatwick to Cape Town for 29% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gatwick to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £394.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R21.39
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
37.0 mm

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