Cheap flights from Cape Town to England

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to England 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R12 237, or R12 253 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to England from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R11 007 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R8 219. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to England (CPT - ENG)?

When flying from Cape Town to England, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to England in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to England flights in January, February
Jan 26 - Feb 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

19h 15m
MAN

Manchester

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 35m
R7 730

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Jan 26 - Feb 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

25h 05m
MAN

Manchester

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

24h 15m
R8 616

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Jan 26 - Feb 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

22h 00m
MAN

Manchester

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 50m
R9 487

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Cape Town to England 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to England from Cape Town found for this year
Jan 26 - Feb 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAN

Manchester

1 stop

19h 15m
MAN

Manchester

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 35m
R7 730

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Mar 9 - Mar 21
CPT

Cape Town Intl

BHX

Birmingham

2 stops

23h 55m
BHX

Birmingham

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

23h 55m
R7 868

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Apr 28 - May 12
CPT

Cape Town Intl

BHX

Birmingham

2 stops

19h 35m
BHX

Birmingham

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
R8 219

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to England

Late deals on return flights to England from Cape Town, departing today and this week
Feb 1 - Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

25h 30m
STN

London Stansted

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
R10 419

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Feb 1 - Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

21h 45m
LTN

London Luton

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

28h 35m
R10 816

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Jan 31 - Feb 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

18h 30m
STN

London Stansted

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

30h 45m
R11 137

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to England from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to England
Mar 20
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

18h 35m
R4 110

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Feb 2
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

18h 35m
R4 232

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25/1/22

Mar 6
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

18h 35m
R4 247

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to England flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to England?

If you book a flight to England from Cape Town, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15,6 km from the centre of Cape Town.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to England have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to England have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to England for under R6 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to England for under R6 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R6 447, but on average you can expect to pay R6 676.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to England for under R10 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to England within the next 7 days for less than R10 500.

What days are direct flights available from Cape Town to England?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Cape Town to England on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from Cape Town to England a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Cape Town to England?

For as low as R6 447, Lufthansa can have you in England from Cape Town in 15h 25m. There are 9735 km between Cape Town and England. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to England one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Cape Town to England are Qatar Airways (R4 110), Lufthansa (R4 583), and Emirates (R4 614).

What are the most popular routes from Cape Town to England?

When deciding which route to take from Cape Town to England, consider Cape Town Intl - London Heathrow, Cape Town Intl - London Gatwick or Cape Town Intl - London City, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to England?

When booking a flight from Cape Town to England, you may want to consider flying on Air France, British Airways or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cape Town to England?

Consider Finnair (67%), British Airways (67%) or Iberia (63%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Cape Town to England.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to England?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R4 052. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - London Heathrow) can be booked for R6 554 on average our data indicates R22 168 when flying from Cape Town to England.

Can I fly to England from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to England

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter England.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to England.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering England.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from England?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from England

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from England must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from England are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town to England

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to England choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR7 524
AverageR11 834
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR7 540
AverageR13 227
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Malta MedAir
CheapestR7 684
AverageR8 633
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR7 962
AverageR11 812
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR7 978
AverageR10 006
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR7 990
AverageR12 649
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 000
AverageR11 943
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR8 489
AverageR11 258
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR8 619
AverageR10 913
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR8 871
AverageR10 957
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to England

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town to England
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
46%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
53%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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