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United Kingdom to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
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 November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £455.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 6% by booking at least 21 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 £653.

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.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town in June, July 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to CPT flights in June, July
29 Jun - 11 Jul
£620pp
LCY
London City
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LCY
London City
1 Jul - 12 Jul
£699pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jun - 9 Jul
£713pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

United Kingdom to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom found for this year
14 Nov - 27 Nov
£414pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
19 Nov - 27 Nov
£419pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Nov - 20 Nov
£419pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Cape Town from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Cape Town direct flight deals
7 Nov - 21 Nov
£717pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 13 Nov
£727pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 29 Nov
£731pp
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
4 Jul - 13 Jul
£806pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
4 Jul - 12 Jul
£832pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jul - 12 Jul
£847pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town
13:10 - 07:25
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 15m
LGW - CPT
Turkish Airlines
12:25 - 08:35
Kenya Airways
2 stops
18h 10m
LHR - CPT
Kenya Airways
£376
StudentUniverse
06:00 - 08:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
25h 20m
STN - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£377
Kiwi.com

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 center, 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, Lufthansa, and KLM flying from United Kingdom to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom 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 £430.

Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town under £800. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town is less than £745.

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

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

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 £1,822 for a flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is £423 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at £420.

What are the most reliable airlines from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from United Kingdom to Cape Town on time: American Airlines (69%), Finnair (69%), Iberia (69%).

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 can enter Cape Town Intl without restrictions.

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

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

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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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 = R19.53
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
79.0 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
Air France
£352 £646 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
£371 £544 No cancel fee 78%
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RwandAir
£391 £705 No cancel fee N/A

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Lufthansa
£426 £593 No cancel fee 76%
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Virgin Atlantic
£446 £714 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
£454 £647 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£455 £631 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
£455 £711 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
£462 £561 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
£464 £678 No cancel fee 75%
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