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 £513, or £577 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 £644. You can even find prices in May for less than £644, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as £455. 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%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Cape Town (GG1 - CPT)?

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

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Cape Town in September, October 2020

The best prices found for GLA to CPT flights in September, October
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£696pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£833pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£2,773pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Glasgow found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
£640pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£696pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Nov - 8 Nov
£791pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
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 £640, but on average you can expect to pay £917.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Cape Town for under £600 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.

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.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Cape Town?

There are many flights that can get you from Glasgow to Cape Town in 14h 15m. Fly via British Airways, KLM, or Lufthansa to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at £503, British Airways will fly you from Glasgow to Cape Town and back. In addition to British Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £598 and £622, respectively.

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 = R21.59
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Cape Town

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