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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Cape Town to London were £315 for one-way flights and £559 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights from Cape Town to London & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeCPT
Destination Airport IATA codeLHR
Number Of Flight Options1
Flight Price£559
Average Flight Time9 hours 58 mins

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London LHR Flight Information

Traveling From Cape Town
Origin Airport IATA Code CPT
Traveling To London
Destination Airport IATA Code LON
Number of Airlines Serving 5
Available Airlines Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Kenya Airways, Virgin Atlantic
Distance 9680 km
Direct Flight Time 11 55
Flight Price £559

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Cape Town to London right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will keep you up-to-date on health guidelines or flying restrictions if you’re flying to London from Cape Town in the near future.
Is there a direct flight between Cape Town and London?
Flying direct from Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) to Heathrow Airport means a little more time for thrills and adventure once you’ve reached your destination. You’ll find 1 air carriers operating on this route nonstop, including British Airways, which is one of the best.
How long is a direct flight from Cape Town to London?
Your next thrilling adventure is right on the other side of a flight of 12 hours. That’s the average time it takes to cover the 6,000 miles from Cape Town to London.
Can I cancel my flight booking to London due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your London booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Cape Town to London flights?
As there are many ways to get by plane from Cape Town to London, we thought you might be curious to find out which routes are the most popular:

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport to LHR - 40 flights per week
  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) to London City Airport - 9 flights per week
  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) to London Gatwick - 3 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to London?
Rest easy knowing you’re jetting to London with a quality airline. There are plenty of carriers that have flights from Cape Town, however we’ve compiled a list of the six most popular to get you started:

  • Lufthansa with 43 flights every month.
  • KLM with 34 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 26 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Cape Town to London?
With around 6 flights running between Cape Town and London every day, it’s never too late to book a trip to London.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing British Airways, Ryanair or EasyJet. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Cape Town to London 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Cape Town to London, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Cape Town to London is February. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £559 and can rise to £669 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Cape Town to London  

Every day between Cape Town and London, 9 flights from 5 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 11hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 9680 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Cape Town to London — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Cape Town to London to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.