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21 Aug - 10 Sep
R7,883 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Qatar Airways
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Qatar Airways
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
15 Sep - 05 Oct
R7,993 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
19 Aug - 08 Sep
R8,009 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Qatar Airways
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Qatar Airways
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town

Cheap flights for the next season

Find flight deals in the next 3 months
13 Nov - 26 Nov
R7,946 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
02 Nov - 18 Nov
R7,946 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
01 Oct - 04 Oct
R8,744 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Emirates
 
1 stop
LGW
London
LGW
London
Emirates
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town

Flights for the forward planner

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17 Nov - 24 Nov
R7,852 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
21 Jan - 27 Jan
R7,852 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town
23 Jan - 13 Feb
R7,868 pp
CPT
Cape Town
Ethiopian Airlines
 
1 stop
LHR
London
LHR
London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 stops
CPT
Cape Town

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to London

Today's exchange rate

Flight duration

12 hrs 8 mins

Airports close to Cape Town

  • Cape Town (CPT)

Airports close to London

Avg temp for August in London

23 °C

Avg rainfall for August in London

48.4 mm
How much do things cost?
Cape Town is 47% cheaper than London
3 course meal for 2
London 60
Cape Town 29
Pair of jeans
London 69
Cape Town 43
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
London 11
Cape Town 3
A dozen eggs
London 2
Cape Town 1
Additional useful information for London

Cheap flights from Cape Town to London

Looking for cheap flights from Cape Town to London? Then you’re in the right place. Whether you’re flying to the UK capital for the first time, or you’re a seasoned visitor, we’ve got all the essential details to help you book your Cape Town to London flights. Step off the plane at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and a 15-minute train journey gets you to the heart of this iconic British city. From here you can visit some of the world’s most famous galleries and museums as well as some of its most recognisable landmarks. It’s guaranteed to be the trip of a lifetime, so start planning it today.

How long is the flight from Cape Town to London?

Flights from Cape Town to London take an average of 12 hours, and the total distance is more than 6,000 miles.

Which airlines operate flights from Cape Town to London?

British Airways run daily direct flights from Cape Town to London, and you can also book non-direct flights with other airlines.

How frequent are flights between Cape Town and London?

There’s currently one direct flight from Cape Town to London every day, or seven flights each week. To compare them all, use the Cheapflights search tool and add filters to hone your results.

Which airports serve Cape Town and London?

Cape Town to London flights set off from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and land at London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Which direct flight route between Cape Town and London is cheapest?

There’s a single direct route from Cape Town to London, which is flying from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). To find low-cost tickets, search for flights using the tool on this page, which allows you to compare dates, times and prices on cheap flights from Cape Town to London.

What is there to do in London?

You won’t be short on things to do when you step off your Cape Town to London flight. The UK’s capital city is a busy, bustling and always-on kind of destination, with a long list of things to do both day and night. Tick off top sights like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Cathedral, then explore quirky areas of the city, like Soho and Shoreditch. When it comes to eating and drinking, things are more expensive in London, so your Great British Pounds won’t go as far as your South African Rands. And bear in mind the difference in climate, too. While January tends to be South Africa’s hottest month, it’s one of the UK’s coldest, so you’ll want to pack winter clothing for your Cape Town to London flight.

Find cheap flights from Cape Town to London using the Cheapflights search box above.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to London flights.
Flight FAQs
From Cape Town to London
What is the best airline?
The most popular carrier is British Airways
What percent of flights are delayed?
The percentage of flights delayed from Cape Town is 13% to London
What is the average flight cancellation?
Flights on this route are unlikely to be cancelled
What is the average delay time?
There is typically a delay of 50 mins
Which is the best aircraft?
The most popular plane flying is a Boeing 747-400
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