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Cheap flights from Cape Town to London from £255

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to London departing on 5/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — LON
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to London are usually found in May or November, booked 87 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to London

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to London (LON). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

May

Average price

£593

Round-trip from

£59
High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cape Town Intl to London (LON)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cape Town to London?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 4%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to London, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £633 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £635.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to London from Cape Town average £619. You can even find prices in May for less than £619, as users have found deals to London from as low as £379. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to London from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 8%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to London (CPT - LON)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to London in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Virgin Atlantic flights from Cape Town to London

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Atlantic for the route between Cape Town and London. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Virgin Atlantic flights heading from Cape Town to London. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Wed 6/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Wed 13/318:45LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£626
Tue 19/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 26/318:20LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£628
Thu 14/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 24/319:05LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£630
Thu 7/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 26/318:20LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£637
Wed 6/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 26/318:20LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£638
Wed 6/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Wed 13/318:45LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£641
Mon 11/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 24/319:05LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£653
Sun 10/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Wed 11/1219:15LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£704

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to London

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Cape Town and London. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced KLM flights we've found at this time heading from Cape Town to London. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Tue 23/723:15CPT - LHR
1 stop19h 20mKLM
Wed 21/806:30LHR - CPT
1 stop13h 55mKLM
Deal found 29/2£530
Tue 23/723:15CPT - LCY
1 stop19h 05mKLM
Wed 21/820:10LCY - CPT
1 stop24h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£553
Tue 23/723:15CPT - LHR
1 stop15h 35mKLM
Mon 2/920:55LHR - CPT
1 stop23h 30mKLM
Deal found 29/2£572
Fri 8/300:35CPT - LHR
1 stop15h 50mKLM
Wed 13/306:30LHR - CPT
1 stop14h 15mKLM
Deal found 28/2£682
Wed 6/300:35CPT - LHR
1 stop17h 30mKLM
Sat 16/317:50LHR - CPT
2 stops26h 40mKLM
Deal found 27/2£700

Cheap Cape Town to London flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to London specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to London in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£355
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£368
Sat 16/315:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 10mEthiopian Air
Thu 21/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£376
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Tue 19/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£377
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£379
Mon 11/314:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 55mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£383
Wed 27/314:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 55mEthiopian Air
Tue 2/410:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£385
Sat 16/315:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 10mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£398
Thu 29/218:30CPT - LHR
1 stop17h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/306:00LHR - CPT
1 stop14h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£423

Cape Town to London 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and London in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to London in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£355
Sat 1/615:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 00mEthiopian Air
Thu 13/610:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£362
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£368
Sat 16/315:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 10mEthiopian Air
Thu 21/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£376
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Tue 19/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£377
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£379
Sat 1/615:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 00mEthiopian Air
Sun 9/610:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£383
Wed 27/314:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 55mEthiopian Air
Tue 2/410:10LGW - CPT
1 stop26h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£385
Sat 16/315:20CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 10mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£398

Direct flights to London from Cape Town

Discover direct flight options from Cape Town to London. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Cape Town to London. Users can also choose from other Cape Town to London flights by using the search form above.
Mon 11/320:10CPT - LGW
Nonstop12h 10mBritish Airways
Sun 24/320:30LGW - CPT
Nonstop11h 50mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£601
Tue 19/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 26/318:20LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£628
Thu 14/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 24/319:05LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£630
Mon 22/718:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Thu 25/722:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£639
Mon 12/818:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Tue 3/922:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£645
Mon 20/518:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Mon 3/622:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£651
Mon 11/310:30CPT - LHR
Nonstop11h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Sun 24/319:05LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 29/2£653
Wed 22/518:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 29/522:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£661
Wed 15/518:40CPT - LHR
Nonstop12h 00mBritish Airways
Thu 20/622:25LHR - CPT
Nonstop11h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 29/2£670

Cape Town to London flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cape Town to London for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Cape Town to London. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£355
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/310:10LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£368
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£377
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£379
Mon 11/314:35CPT - LGW
1 stop16h 55mEthiopian Air
Sun 24/310:05LGW - CPT
1 stop25h 40mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2£383
Sun 10/315:20CPT - LHR
1 stop24h 40mEthiopian Air
Thu 14/320:15LHR - CPT
1 stop15h 30mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£398
Sun 10/315:20CPT - LHR
1 stop24h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/320:15LHR - CPT
1 stop15h 30mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£410
Sun 10/309:20CPT - LHR
1 stop29h 40mSWISS
Mon 18/306:00LHR - CPT
1 stop27h 05mSWISS
Deal found 28/2£439
Sat 9/313:50CPT - LGW
1 stop17h 40mEthiopian Air
Sun 17/310:05LGW - CPT
2 stops20h 05mEthiopian Air
Deal found 28/2£440

One-way flights to London from Cape Town

Search for one-way flight options from Cape Town to London. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Cape Town to London can select one of these great deals. For those needing a return trip from Cape Town, there is a search form available above.
Sun 5/508:40CPT - LGW
1 stop34h 20mSWISS
Deal found 29/2£255
Thu 2/519:00CPT - LGW
1 stop23h 35mSWISS
Deal found 28/2£256
Tue 12/319:10CPT - LHR
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2£257
Tue 14/519:00CPT - LGW
1 stop23h 50mSWISS
Deal found 29/2£257
Tue 14/519:00CPT - LCY
1 stop14h 50mSWISS
Deal found 29/2£257
Thu 14/312:35CPT - LGW
1 stop19h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2£258
Mon 11/312:35CPT - LHR
1 stop19h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2£264
Sun 24/318:40CPT - LHR
2 stops43h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£275
Tue 23/713:00CPT - LGW
1 stop18h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2£275

Find flights from Cape Town to London within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to London that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£362 - £601

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Cape Town IntlLondon Gatwick

CPT - LGW

CPTLGW

Cape Town Intl

Sat 1/6

1 stop16h 00m

London Gatwick

Thu 13/6

1 stop26h 35m

£362

Cape Town IntlLondon Gatwick

CPT - LGW

CPTLGW

Cape Town Intl

Tue 16/7

1 stop24h 15m

London Gatwick

Thu 15/8

1 stop15h 15m

£409

Cape Town IntlLondon Heathrow

CPT - LHR

CPTLHR

Cape Town Intl

Thu 2/5

1 stop23h 55m

London Heathrow

Thu 9/5

1 stop23h 30m

£412

Cape Town IntlLondon Heathrow

CPT - LHR

CPTLHR

Cape Town Intl

Thu 2/5

2 stops27h 30m

London Heathrow

Thu 9/5

2 stops58h 55m

£480

Cape Town IntlLondon Gatwick

CPT - LGW

CPTLGW

Cape Town Intl

Thu 23/5

1 stop21h 15m

London Gatwick

Mon 3/6

1 stop24h 05m

£528

Cape Town IntlLondon Heathrow

CPT - LHR

CPTLHR

Cape Town Intl

Tue 23/7

1 stop19h 20m

London Heathrow

Wed 21/8

1 stop13h 55m

£530

Cape Town IntlLondon Heathrow

CPT - LHR

CPTLHR

Cape Town Intl

Mon 18/3

2 stops27h 00m

London Heathrow

Sat 6/4

2 stops45h 15m

£588

Cape Town IntlLondon Stansted

CPT - STN

CPTSTN

Cape Town Intl

Thu 2/5

1 stop25h 25m

London Stansted

Thu 9/5

1 stop19h 40m

£594

Cape Town IntlLondon Gatwick

CPT - LGW

CPTLGW

Cape Town Intl

Mon 11/3

Nonstop12h 10m

London Gatwick

Sun 24/3

Nonstop11h 50m

£601

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 28/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to London?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to London. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Cape Town to London, you should look to book at least 87 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to London?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to London. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to London flight should consider departing on Saturday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to London by month

Plan your trip from Cape Town to London by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cape Town to London is currently £262 while a return flight costs £501. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to London (average of £111). Flying from Cape Town to London in July is currently the most expensive (average of £177). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£88

February

£99

March

£92

April

£108

May

£114

June

£132

July

£140

August

£109

September

£109

October

£126

November

£90

December

£93

Temperature and rainfall in London by month

Plan your trip to London by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing London

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to London. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to London. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Virgin Atlantic, KLM and Ethiopian Air from Cape Town to London to help guide your decision. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

8.1
Very Good
939 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

8.1
Very Good
59 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

7.8
Good
2,258 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

All in all I enjoyed my experience and definitely flying with you again

7.8
Good
1,766 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10