London to Cape Town Flights

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Round-trip One-way
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Selected fares from London to Cape Town

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON CPT Wed, 5 Nov - Sat, 15 Nov £552
LON CPT Tue, 26 May - Sat, 30 May £611
LON CPT Sat, 6 Dec - Sun, 14 Dec £634
LON CPT Wed, 20 May - Wed, 27 May £642
LON CPT Sat, 2 May - Sat, 9 May £678
LON CPT Tue, 5 May - Tue, 19 May £681
LON CPT Thu, 1 Jan - Thu, 15 Jan £697
LON CPT Mon, 20 Apr - Tue, 28 Apr £703
LON CPT Mon, 4 May - Mon, 18 May £706
LON CPT Thu, 27 Nov - Mon, 8 Dec £771
LON CPT Sun, 26 Apr - Sun, 10 May £789
LON CPT Mon, 9 Mar - Mon, 23 Mar £798
LON CPT Sun, 4 Jan - Tue, 20 Jan £913
LON CPT Tue, 7 Oct - Wed, 22 Oct £932
LON CPT Sat, 28 Feb - Thu, 12 Mar £946
LON CPT Sat, 2 May - Sat, 9 May £7,113

from London to Cape Town for Less

When you use ebookers to find low-cost flights from London to Cape Town, you'll be able to get the most out of your trip to this great South African port city. From baboon watching to avant-garde art and fashion, you can experience it in Cape Town for less with ebookers.

Choosing Your Airline

When you use ebookers, you will find flights available on the following airlines:

Non-stop Flights

  • South African Airways
  • BMI
  • British Airways
  • Iberia
  • Virgin Atlantic

Flights With Stopovers

  • All of the above airlines
  • Air France
  • Emirates
  • KLM
  • Turkish Airlines
  • TAP Portugal

Flight Times and Distance

London and Cape Town are 5,979 miles apart. Any of the non-stop flights available on ebookers will get you from one city to the other in about 12 hours 30 minutes. If you choose a flight with a stopover, it adds up to three hours to your flight time, not counting the time spent resting in a major airport in Europe or the Middle East before you change planes. Stopovers last from an hour and a half to over three hours, which gives you time to check out the sales at the duty-free shops in your transfer airport.

Cape Town Airport Transportation

Cape Town International Airport is a very modern facility that is ranked among the world's best, and you will easily find the hire car desk for the company from which you booked your rental car via ebookers. You can pick up your keys at the desk in the arrival hall and enjoy a pleasant drive of about 16 miles into the centre of Cape Town. Public transportation options include several reliable shuttles that run at regular intervals and stop near major hotels. The authorized taxi service at the airport is called Touch-Down Taxis, and its courteous and careful drivers are always available to take you to your hotel.

Things to Do in Cape Town

Cape Town offers so much for visitors to enjoy, and you are bound to find things to see and activities to keep you busy all day long during every day of your stay in this fascinating city. You can enjoy unspoiled beaches or visit historical and cultural tourist attractions located near the hotel that you book via ebookers.

Historical and Cultural Attractions

  • Air Force Museum
  • Amy Biehl Memorial
  • Cape Town Labyrinths
  • Cape Town Shipwrecks
  • Castle Military Museum
  • Chavonnes Battery Cannon Museum
  • District Six Museum
  • Fish Hoek Man
  • Outdoor Attractions
  • Company's Garden
  • City Walks
  • Adderley Street Flower Market
  • Blaauwberg Beach and Kite Surfing
  • Helderberg Vineyards and Nature Reserve (25 minutes outside Cape Town)

Cape Town also offers gourmet and street cuisine from all over the world, and check out the sales in the central shopping district as well as at avant-garde boutiques in the city centre.

Getting Around Cape Town

Cape Town has well-maintained roads on which you can drive the car you book via ebookers. Parking facilities are available near all major attractions, and hotels offer garages or parking lots to their guests. Bus, minibus and taxi service are all reliable ways of getting around the city for those who prefer not to drive.

Book your flights from London to Cape Town with ebookers for a great start to your African adventure.

Cheap flights from London to Cape Town

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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 23 Oct London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £625
Return Sun, 26 Oct Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 27 Oct London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £586
Return Mon, 3 Nov Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 27 Oct London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £586
Return Mon, 3 Nov Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 13 Nov London (LGW) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £567
Return Mon, 17 Nov Cape Town (CPT) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 5 Nov London (LGW) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £552
Return Sat, 15 Nov Cape Town (CPT) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 20 Nov London (LGW) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines £553
Return Thu, 27 Nov Cape Town (CPT) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 31 Dec London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Etihad Airways £625
Return Fri, 6 Feb Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in December from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 6 Dec London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Egyptair £634
Return Sat, 13 Dec Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Egyptair
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London and Cape Town airports and terminals

Airports in London, GB
map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to CPT

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 British Airways, Iberia
  • 2

    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

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    Luton airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London-City airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Cape Town , ZA
map of airports in Cape Town
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    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from LON to CPT

    Carriers
    British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic
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Interesting facts about flights from London to Cape Town

    • 1 direct flights are operating from London to Cape Town today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 25m.
    • British Airways flight 059 (16:30 GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • British Airways flight 059 (16:30 GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 059, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 059, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 25m.
    • Flights from Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London-City airport (LCY), Luton airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) to Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between London and Cape Town

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 British Airways
Airbus Industrie A340-300 Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 747-400 Passenger British Airways, Iberia
Airbus Industrie A340-600 Virgin Atlantic