Cheap flights from Glasgow to Cape Town

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Cape Town (CPT)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from Glasgow to Cape Town on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 45 days in advance to save up to 17% 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 45 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 Glasgow to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £538, or £605 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cape Town from Glasgow average £660. You can even find prices in May for less than £660, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as £466. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Glasgow. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Cape Town in July, August 2020

The best prices found for GLA to CPT flights in July, August
21 Jul - 16 Sep
£3875pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
21 Jul - 16 Sep
£5144pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
21 Jul - 16 Sep
£5145pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Glasgow found for this year
1 Sep - 1 Mar
£662pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Sep - 1 Mar
£702pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Sep - 1 Mar
£798pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Cape Town for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Cape Town for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £662, but on average you can expect to pay £2337.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Cape Town for under £700 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow 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?

The Glasgow to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 523 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Is Glasgow 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 Glasgow's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Glasgow to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R21.36
Average temperature for July in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cape Town
94.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Cape Town