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The best prices from Manchester to Cape Town Intl are usually found in September or November, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CPT flight in 2022: compare Manchester to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
MAN - CPT
Price
£680 - £976
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£559

From Manchester to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

£466

One-way flight from Manchester to Cape Town Intl

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 Manchester to Cape Town?

To save on the cost of your flight from Manchester to Cape Town, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £636 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £715.

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

Flights from Manchester to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Manchester to Cape Town in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £460.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Manchester to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Cape Town (MAN - CPT)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from Manchester to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Cape Town in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MAN to CPT flights in June, July
4 Jul - 14 Jul
£881pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jul - 14 Jul
£887pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
4 Jul - 14 Jul
£896pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Manchester found for this year
14 Nov - 20 Nov
£414pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
14 Nov - 27 Nov
£417pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
19 Nov - 27 Nov
£426pp
MAN
Manchester
Air France
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Manchester, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 14 Jul
£881pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jul - 14 Jul
£887pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
6 Jul - 14 Jul
£896pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cape Town
06:00 - 07:00
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 00m
MAN - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£466
StudentUniverse
15:00 - 09:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
17h 45m
MAN - CPT
Ethiopian Air
£485
World Air Fares
01:55 - 17:35
Air France
2 stops
38h 40m
MAN - CPT
Air France

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cape Town

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Manchester to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, KLM, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £414, but on average you can expect to pay £444.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Cape Town for under £900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £900.

How popular is this Manchester to Cape Town flight route?

Flights from Manchester to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 4,335 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Manchester to Cape Town round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Manchester to Cape Town is Air France. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £426 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are KLM and Major Airline, starting at £437 and £486 round-trip. Air France is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £466. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and Air France, as they are both options that can get you from Manchester to Cape Town for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Manchester to Cape Town?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Manchester to Cape Town? While on average our users pay £2,423, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £298. The most popular route (Manchester - Cape Town Intl), is priced around £437.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Manchester can enter Cape Town Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manchester are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manchester 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 Manchester from Cape Town?

Returning to Manchester 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 Manchester.

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

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Alternative routes for Manchester 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 Manchester to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.64
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
£443 £620 No cancel fee 76%
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Ethiopian Air
£465 £529 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
£466 £637 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£480 £650 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£520 £659 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£522 £645 No cancel fee 79%
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Virgin Atlantic
£539 £699 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£604 £699 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£605 £714 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£693 £793 No cancel fee 70%
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