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The cheapest flight ticket from London to Cape Town was found 5 days ago. Its one way cost starts from £296, the departure date is 28 December 2020. The minimum price for a round trip flight starts from £472. This flight fare was found 6 days ago, with the following departure dates: London on 09 May 2021 year, and back from Cape Town on 16 May 2021 year.

Plane tickets from London to Cape Town, one way

The table shows the prices of direct flight plane tickets to Cape Town from London. If you find an interesting air travel offer, do not delay your purchase, last minute offers run out very quickly.

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30.09.2020 Wednesday
from £354 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-07-24
2 transfers 43 hours 20 min
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30.09.2020 Wednesday
from £447 FlightNetwork
Economy Found 2020-07-24
1 transfer 23 hours 40 min
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30.09.2020 Wednesday
from £666 Kissandfly.com
Economy Found 2020-07-24
no transfers 11 hours 30 min
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Best Flights: London to Cape Town and back

The cost of a round trip flight on the London - Cape Town (South Africa) route. The cheapest ticket was purchased 6 days ago, its price was from £472. It flies to Cape Town on 09 May 2021 year and returns to London on 16 May 2021 year.

*Prices include: baggage, hand luggage, airline fees and charges.

Flight Schedule London to Cape Town 2020

The current flight schedule for the route from London to Cape Town for today, tomorrow and the next few days. This schedule will help you decide on the time of departure and arrival, the airline, the flight number and the day of the week.

More than 1 flights every day, from 11hours 30min. Local departure and arrival times are indicated.
21:4010:10
British Airways BA59 British Airways BA59
LHR → CPT
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*Schedule is indicated only for direct scheduled flights and lowcost airlines.

A Flight in Numbers

It takes 13:29 minutes to fly from London to Cape Town excluding transfers. The distance between the cities is 9658 km or 5999 miles. The earliest morning plane from London leaves for Cape Town at 00:30. And the latest evening flight departs at 23:40.

time

Non-stop flight time

13:29 min

distance

Distance

5999 mi

The earliest flight

The earliest flight

00:30

The latest flight

The latest flight

23:40

Airplane

The fastest flight

11:30

The fastest London - Cape Town flight ticket is provided by British Airways, the flight number is BA 43. It is in the air for 11:30 mins, departing from Heathrow at 21:15 and arriving at 08:45 in Cape Town International Airport. This flight is carried out on a modern Boeing 747-400 airliner.

Airlines

Direct flight

There are 2 airlines that fly directly from London to Cape Town. The most popular company carrying out non-stop flights is British Airways.

  • Thomas Cook Airlines: MT 2608, MT 2736
  • British Airways: BA 43, BA 2041, BA 59

*Flight number

Flights with Transfers

Flights with transfers from London to Cape Town can be bought from 6 airlines:

  • EasyJet: Amsterdam
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • British Airways: Munich, Nairobi
  • Virgin Atlantic: Johannesburg
  • Swiss International Air Lines: Zurich
  • Kenya Airways: Nairobi

*Transit cities

Airports

Airfare from airports. In London, 2 airports serve all air communications with Cape Town. Airplanes arrive at 1 airport in Cape Town.

London airports:

Gatwick  ~ 43 km* from £205Heathrow  ~ 36 km* from £218

Cape Town airports:

Cape Town International Airport  ~ 1 km* from £293

*Distance from the airport to the city center

Airplanes

3 aircraft models from 2 airlines fly on the London - Cape Town route. The fastest airliner is the Boeing 747-400, from the company British Airways.

  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 747-400
  • Boeing 777

Connecting cities

The list of cities on transfer flights from London to Cape Town. The best options are to fly through: Amsterdam, Dubai, Munich, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Zurich.

Cheap airline tickets from London to South Africa

Here is a list of flights from London to South Africa purchased on Tripsta.co.uk in the past 48 hours. If you find an interesting offer for cheap tickets, do not delay your purchase, prices change every 15 minutes.

London - Cape Town BA 43 British Airways Boeing 747-400
21:15 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 30 min Direct
08:45 Cape Town International Airport
from £296 28 December 2020
London - Johannesburg BA 57 British Airways Boeing 747-400
23:25 Heathrow
in a way 10 hours 50 min Direct
10:15 O.R. Tambo International Airport
from £280 21 October 2020
London - Durban BA 41 British Airways Boeing 787-800
18:40 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 50 min Direct
06:30 King Shaka International Airport
from £664 12 August 2020
London - Port Elizabeth BA 57 British Airways Airbus A380-800
21:10 Heathrow
in a way 14 hours 30 min 1 transfer
11:40 Port Elizabeth International Airport
Find 12 August 2020
London - East London VS 461 Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-900
18:55 Heathrow
in a way 14 hours 40 min 1 transfer
09:35 East London Airport
Find 12 August 2020

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Flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town

Here are the cheapest flight bookings from United Kingdom to Cape Town made by users of our website. If you didn’t find your flight destination, use the search bar at the top of the page.

London - Cape Town BA 43 British Airways Boeing 747-400
21:15 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 30 min Direct
08:45 Cape Town International Airport
from £296 28 December 2020
Manchester - Cape Town BA 1399 British Airways Airbus A320
15:05 Manchester Airport
in a way 14 hours 45 min 1 transfer
05:50 Cape Town International Airport
Find 12 August 2020
Edinburgh - Cape Town KL 1276 KLM Boeing 737-800
05:50 Edinburgh Airport
in a way 14 hours 50 min 1 transfer
20:40 Cape Town International Airport
Find 12 August 2020
Glasgow - Cape Town KL 1470 KLM Boeing 737-800
06:05 Glasgow International Airport
in a way 14 hours 35 min 1 transfer
20:40 Cape Town International Airport
Find 12 August 2020
Birmingham - Cape Town KL 1420 KLM Boeing 737-900
06:15 Birmingham Airport
in a way 14 hours 25 min 1 transfer
20:40 Cape Town International Airport
Find 12 August 2020

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Frequently asked question

How much does a plane ticket from London to Cape Town cost?

The cost of the cheapest one-way flight from London to Cape Town starts from £296. The departure date of that flight is 28 December 2020.

Round trip costs start from £472, with the departure date there being on 09 May 2021 year, and back on 16 May 2021 year.

Which airlines fly on the London - Cape Town route?

There are 2 airlines flying directly from London to Cape Town: Thomas Cook Airlines, British Airways

And 6 airlines fly with transfers: EasyJet, Emirates, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Swiss International Air Lines, Kenya Airways

How long does it take to fly from London to Cape Town?

The flight time from London to Cape Town averages 13:29 mins.

Which planes fly to Cape Town from London?

3 aircraft models fly from London to Cape Town, overcoming 5999 miles in an average of 13:29 mins. The fastest aircraft on this route is Boeing 747-400 from British Airways, it flies for 11:30 min.

  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 747-400
  • Boeing 777

Tips for buying a ticket

London – Cape Town – London round-trip route are always cheaper than tickets purchased there and back separately.

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