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United Kingdom to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare United Kingdom to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Users have found that booking a flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town at least 37 days early can save you up to 4% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for as little as £594 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £610 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from United Kingdom to Cape Town in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £389.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town in April, May 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to CPT flights in April, May
9 May - 22 May
£414pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 May - 21 Jun
£415pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 May - 29 May
£427pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom found for this year
20 Nov - 16 Jan
£407pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 May - 22 May
£414pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 May - 21 Jun
£415pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Cape Town direct flight deals
24 Sep - 8 Oct
£526pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Sep - 8 Oct
£539pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Sep - 29 Sep
£541pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
1 May - 3 May
£477pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 May - 21 May
£484pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 May - 4 May
£485pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cape Town from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town
06:00 - 17:40
Kenya Airways
2 stops
34h 40m
LCY - CPT
Kenya Airways
£351
Voliamo
08:30 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 30m
LTN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£363
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Emirates flying from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom?

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 9.7 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £430 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £430. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £414, but on average you can expect to pay £429.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £573 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town under £573. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town is less than £575.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £501?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £501.

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

When booking a flight from United Kingdom 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 most popular routes from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

While some choose either London City - Cape Town Intl or Manchester - Cape Town Intl, London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl is the most popular route from United Kingdom to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town? While on average our users pay £1,058, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £266. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl), is priced around £414.

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Departing from United Kingdom to Cape Town will take you 14h 30m. 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 United Kingdom to Cape Town return?

According to our current data, Lufthansa (£414), Kenya Airways (£416), and Turkish Airlines (£420) offers the cheapest pricing from United Kingdom to Cape Town.

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

£318 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kenya Airways, with prices from £340.

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Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.93
Average temperature for April in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cape Town
63.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom 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
Condor
£635 £691 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£548 £769 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
£562 £778 No cancel fee 78%
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Qatar Airways
£581 £818 No cancel fee 68%
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Malta MedAir
£568 £841 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Malta MedAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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RwandAir
£540 £843 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Kenya Airways
£546 £872 No cancel fee 82%
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Air France
£570 £888 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£650 £893 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
£534 £899 No cancel fee 79%
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