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Gatwick (LGW) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to CPT flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
LGW - CPT
Price
£513 - £863
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 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

Average price

£630

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£513

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

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 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 £596 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £612 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 £590 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £390.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Cape Town in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to CPT flights in April, May
19 May - 26 May
£536pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
19 May - 26 May
£538pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 May - 10 May
£619pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Gatwick found for this year
10 Nov - 25 Nov
£421pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
13 Sep - 21 Sep
£421pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Oct - 30 Nov
£422pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Cape Town from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Cape Town
06:40 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 40m
LGW - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£433
Travel2Be
13:00 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 20m
LGW - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£440
Travel2Be
06:40 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 40m
LGW - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£442
Travel2Be

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

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £431 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £431. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £421, but on average you can expect to pay £453.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Cape Town for under £431 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.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Cape Town?

In Gatwick, there will be less 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 £431, Turkish Airlines can have you in Cape Town from Gatwick in 17h 20m. 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 £422 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at £456. You may be able to fly from Gatwick to Cape Town for 28% 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 Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £433.

Alternative routes for Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.88
Average temperature for April in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cape Town
63.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from Gatwick to Cape Town

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
Ethiopian Air
£511 £667 No cancel fee 72%
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Condor
£635 £691 No cancel fee 76%
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Malta MedAir
£568 £766 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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Turkish Airlines
£548 £789 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£590 £823 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£581 £834 No cancel fee 68%
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RwandAir
£540 £843 No cancel fee N/A

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

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South African
£797 £983 No cancel fee 78%

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

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British Airways
£650 £1,083 No cancel fee 70%
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