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The best prices from Cape Town to London are usually found in November or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

CPT - LON
Price
R9 801 - R12 042
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R9 801

From Cape Town to London

One-way from

R4 588

One-way flight from Cape Town to London

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

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to London. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to London, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R9 984 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R9 984.

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

March can be a great time to fly to London from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R9 536. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R8 231. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Cape Town to London, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to London in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CPT to LON flights in January, February
3 Feb - 2 Mar
R7 164pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Feb - 16 Mar
R7 180pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jan - 2 Mar
R7 195pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Cape Town found for this year
3 Mar - 17 Mar
R7 134pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Feb - 2 Mar
R7 164pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Feb - 21 Mar
R7 180pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to London from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to London direct flight deals
3 Mar - 17 Mar
R8 933pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Mar - 17 Mar
R8 963pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Apr - 7 Apr
R9 100pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
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
23 Jan - 18 Feb
R7 302pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Jan - 19 Feb
R7 408pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Jan - 16 Feb
R7 576pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to London from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to London
19:05 - 15:25
KLM
1 stop
21h 20m
CPT - LHR
KLM
R4 589
lastminute.com
19:30 - 3:10
KLM
1 stop
33h 40m
CPT - LCY
KLM
R4 695
lastminute.com
19:20 - 12:20
KLM
1 stop
19h 00m
CPT - LCY
KLM
R4 711
lastminute.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to London

Can I find flights from Cape Town to London for under R7 622 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to London for under R7 622. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R7 134, but on average you can expect to pay R7 286.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl to London include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 British Airways, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to London for under R9 146 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Cape Town to London under R9 146. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to London is less than R13 993.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to London for under R7 622?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to London within the next 7 days for less than R7 622.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than London?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in London is generally colder than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to London?

A quick flight from Cape Town to London can take about 14h 30m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R10 183. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at R7 134, Lufthansa will fly you from Cape Town to London and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Lufthansa is 35% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with KLM, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R4 589.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to London
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,05
Average temperature for January in London
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in London
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town 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
Thomas Cook Airlines
R503 R565 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Ethiopian Air
R526 R661 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
R523 R703 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
R521 R709 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
R564 R714 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R556 R716 No cancel fee 77%
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RwandAir
R581 R717 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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Qatar Airways
R524 R728 No cancel fee 68%
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Austrian Airlines
R659 R760 No cancel fee 78%
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South African
R588 R802 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to London

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 81% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 18% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to London
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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