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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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Cape Town (GB - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town as you normally would.

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 £395.

How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £603.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town in October, November 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to CPT flights in October, November
24 Nov - 1 Dec
£411pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 25 Nov
£413pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Nov - 21 Nov
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
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
24 Nov - 1 Dec
£411pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 21 Nov
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 25 Nov
£413pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Cape Town direct flight deals
7 Mar - 22 Mar
£540pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Jan - 18 Jan
£546pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jan - 1 Feb
£547pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
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
3 Nov - 7 Nov
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 12 Nov
£414pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 6 Nov
£422pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town
16:10 - 13:10
British Airways
1 stop
19h 00m
LHR - CPT
British Airways
£124
Netflights
12:25 - 08:35
Kenya Airways
2 stops
18h 10m
LHR - CPT
Kenya Airways
£287
Flights by SU
14:25 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
17h 20m
LTN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£323
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Cape Town

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 centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town.

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 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.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £396, but on average you can expect to pay £413.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town under £600. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town is less than £568.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than £500.

How popular is this United Kingdom to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 4,417 users have taken a look at flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £76. Users have also found prices from £287 and £324 on British Airways and Kenya Airways, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, British Airways or Emirates.

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

On average you can expect to pay £1,329 for a flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is £282 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at £405.

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

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

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom from Cape Town?

Returning to United Kingdom from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to United Kingdom.

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

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Departure points for flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.38
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl

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
Ethiopian Air
£340 £489 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
£388 £654 No cancel fee 79%
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RwandAir
£392 £613 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
£397 £634 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
£398 £559 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
£408 £565 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
£412 £608 No cancel fee 75%
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Malta MedAir
£413 £611 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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Air France
£414 £645 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£423 £595 No cancel fee 68%
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