Cheap flights from Manchester to Cape Town

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The best prices from Manchester to Cape Town are usually found in March or May, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

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

MAN - CPT
Price
£529 - £777
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

£678

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£529

From Manchester 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 Manchester to Cape Town?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Manchester to Cape Town. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 4% by booking at least 37 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Manchester to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £602.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Manchester with a flight ticket averaging about £596. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £394. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Manchester to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

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

29 May - 29 Jun
£465pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 May - 29 Jun
£472pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
29 May - 29 Jun
£473pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

29 Jun - 19 Jul
£455pp
MAN
Manchester
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
7 Jun - 13 Jun
£456pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Jun - 19 Jul
£463pp
MAN
Manchester
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cape Town from Manchester

13:25 - 17:25
KLM
1 stop
27h 00m
MAN - CPT
KLM
11:20 - 06:00
Lufthansa
1 stop
41h 40m
MAN - CPT
Lufthansa
£689
Kiwi.com
07:10 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
29h 30m
MAN - CPT
Multiple Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Manchester to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Manchester to Cape Town Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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. Ethiopian Air, Emirates, and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Ethiopian Air with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £508 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £508. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just £455, but on average you can expect to pay £485.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £435 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester 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?

This flight path from Manchester to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 4,417 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Manchester or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Manchester is same as in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 18 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Cape Town is generally hotter than in Manchester.

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

Airlines like KLM, Lufthansa, and Ethiopian Air fly from Manchester to Cape Town in about 14h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 20m. 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 Manchester to Cape Town return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Manchester to Cape Town from £455 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from £457, and Kenya Airways, from £558. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £441. Users have also found prices from £590 and £608 on Turkish Airlines and KLM, respectively.

Alternative routes for Manchester to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.04
Average temperature for April in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cape Town
63.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Cape Town

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
£468 £649 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
£575 £766 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
£562 £807 No cancel fee 78%
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Qatar Airways
£636 £834 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
£656 £850 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£671 £860 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£618 £904 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£586 £928 No cancel fee 79%
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Etihad Airways
£727 £969 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£605 £983 No cancel fee 76%
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