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The best prices from Manchester to Cape Town are usually found in May or November, booked 29 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
£577 - £841
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Round-trip from €577 From Manchester to Cape Town
One-way from €415 One-way flight 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 17% by booking at least 45 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 £513.

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 £644. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £455. 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 17% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for MAN to CPT flights in September, October
8 Oct - 22 Oct
£597pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
8 Oct - 22 Oct
£662pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
11 Oct - 30 Mar
£671pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Manchester found for this year
8 Oct - 22 Oct
£597pp
MAN
Manchester
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Dec - 13 Dec
£659pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
6 Nov - 9 Nov
£661pp
MAN
Manchester
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
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
4 Oct - 12 Oct
£673pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
1 Oct - 13 Oct
£676pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
1 Oct - 7 Oct
£678pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cape Town from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cape Town
14:05 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
38h 55m
MAN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£327
Kiwi.com
12:40 - 05:55
Lufthansa
2 stops
39h 15m
MAN - CPT
Lufthansa
£690
KAYAK
12:25 - 17:30
KLM
1 stop
27h 05m
MAN - CPT
KLM

Related info for your journey

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

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.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cape Town for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £596, but on average you can expect to pay £646.

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Cape Town for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £700.

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 16 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 British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Ethiopian Air fly from Manchester to Cape Town in about 14h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 50m. 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 £469 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qatar Airways, from £470, and Ethiopian Air, from £487. These flights start at 30% 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 Lufthansa. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £690. Users have also found tickets on KLM for as little as £970.

Alternative routes for Manchester to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Manchester 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

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