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Flights from London

There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.

Getting to the airport

When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.

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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Cape Town. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.

Flying to or from London Heathrow? Check out our guides to find out about the different options of getting there and how to transfer between airports: 

Flying to Cape Town

The coastal city of Cape Town is a popular tourist destination for visitors from around the globe, and ebookers is ready to help you plan your next holiday in this South African hotspot. Flights into the area arrive at Cape Town International Airport, located twelve miles from downtown. The airport is served by several airlines, including Swiss Air, Lufthansa, and Emirates.

Transportation from the Airport

When you arrive in Cape Town, the airport offers several transportation options. If you've used ebookers to rent a vehicle, the nine on-site car rental agencies are located directly in front of the Transport Plaza. Regular shuttles run from the airport to the city centre Cape Town, and taxi services are also available through Touch-Down Taxis. The service is recognized and supported by the airport. The MyCiTi Shuttle also offers transportation from the airport to the city centre Cape Town and other points of interest.

Weather in Cape Town

The summer months in Cape Town are October through early April. Temperatures during this time are typically moderate, with an average high of 26°C in February, the warmest month. Pack light clothing with a jacket for cooler nights. The winter months run from June to August when the weather can be rather wet and windy, with temperatures dropping to average lows of 8 to 9°C. You'll want to bring sweaters and rain gear for winter travel.

Things to Do in Cape Town

The months of December through February are very busy tourist months, so you should make sure to book your flights and hotel early using ebookers. For cheaper fares and deals on hotel rooms, plan your travel from January through April or during early September. Cape Town offers beautiful beaches, such as Clifton Beach, where you can easily spend the day with family. Grab one of the open-top red buses for a unique view of Cape Town, or ride the cable car on Table Mountain, and walk the rest of the way to its peak. Whatever you choose to do in Cape Town, begin planning by looking up fares and packages on ebookers.

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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 30m.
  • British Airways flight 059 (9:30 PM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from London to Cape Town.
  • British Airways flight 059 (9:30 PM 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 30m.
  • Today's longest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 059, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 30m.
  • Flights from Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY) to Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) are available for this route.

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