Cheap flights from Cape Town to London

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to LON flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
CPT - LON
Price
R534 - R816
LON
Temperature
4 - 17 °C
LON
Rainfall
40 - 70 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 751

From Cape Town Intl to London (LON)

One-way from

R5 080

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to London (LON)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to London?

Flights from Cape Town to London lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to London in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at R7 325.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to London at least 61 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to London for as little as R11 832 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R12 815 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to London (CPT - LON)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 26% on flights from Cape Town to London by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to London?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to London in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to LON flights in August, September
19 Sep - 26 Sep
R10 193pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Sep - 3 Oct
R10 587pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Sep - 2 Oct
R10 832pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Cape Town found for this year
13 Oct - 31 Oct
R9 095pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R9 144pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 14 Nov
R9 161pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from Cape Town to London

10 Nov - 18 Nov
R9 439pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
13 Oct - 31 Oct
R9 669pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Nov - 18 Nov
R9 702pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to London

18 Jan - 18 Feb
R10 537pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Jan - 8 Mar
R10 554pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Jan - 9 Mar
R10 865pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LCY
London City
LCY
London City
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to London from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to London direct flight deals
1 Feb - 11 Mar
R12 488pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Dec - 13 Jan
R12 537pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
13 Nov - 18 Nov
R12 569pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Cape Town, departing today and this week
21 Aug - 12 Sep
R15 306pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Aug - 12 Sep
R16 142pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Aug - 12 Sep
R17 027pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to London from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to London
13:35 - 4:35
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 00m
CPT - LGW
Turkish Airlines
R5 080
StudentUniverse
13:45 - 12:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 55m
CPT - LCY
Multiple Airlines
R5 523
travelstart.co.za
20:40 - 3:15
KLM
1 stop
32h 35m
CPT - LCY
KLM
R5 572

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">London</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to London

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

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15,6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cape Town to London. 15 airlines have flights from Cape Town Intl to London on a regular basis. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl to London should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 4 outbound flights to London per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Lufthansa. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to London for under R9 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to London for under R9 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R9 095, but on average you can expect to pay R9 554.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to London for under R12 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to London under R12 500. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to London is less than R13 094.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to London for under R15 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to London within the next 7 days for less than R15 400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to London round-trip?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R9 095), Kenya Airways (R9 439), and SWISS (R9 489) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to London. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to London for 14% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 703. Users have also found prices from R5 080 and R5 211 on Turkish Airlines and KLM, respectively.

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

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to London.

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

Consider American Airlines (92%), Finnair (92%) or Iberia (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Cape Town to London.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to London?

On average you can expect to pay R32 622 for a flight from Cape Town to London. The cheapest flight overall is R5 289 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - London Heathrow) is currently priced at R9 341.

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

While some choose either Cape Town Intl - London City or Cape Town Intl - London Stansted, Cape Town Intl - London Heathrow is the most popular route from Cape Town to London.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from Cape Town?

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

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl can enter London without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from London?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
R6 813 R11 622 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
R6 920 R9 515 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R7 930 R9 633 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R7 981 R10 869 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R8 036 R12 122 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
R8 149 R10 020 No cancel fee 79%
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Malta MedAir
R8 242 R9 260 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Malta MedAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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KLM
R8 256 R12 515 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R9 165 R12 843 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R9 516 R12 194 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards London.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 85% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to London.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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