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Cape Town (CPT) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to LON flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
CPT - LON
Price
R9 157 - R11 251
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 157

From Cape Town to London

One-way from

R4 814

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 328 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R9 328.

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 R8 909. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R7 691. 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 16% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to London in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CPT to LON flights in April, May
1 May - 4 Jun
R7 149pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 May - 4 Jun
R7 420pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Apr - 4 May
R7 548pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
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 Sep - 24 Sep
R7 135pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 May - 4 Jun
R7 149pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
20 Sep - 6 Oct
R7 164pp
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
23 Sep - 7 Oct
R10 211pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 7 Oct
R10 240pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 7 Oct
R10 268pp
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
25 Apr - 4 May
R7 548pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Apr - 8 May
R7 605pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Apr - 9 May
R7 634pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to London from London

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to London
11:50 - 9:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 45m
CPT - LHR
Multiple Airlines
R4 814
Kiwi.com
19:05 - 17:20
Air France
2 stops
23h 15m
CPT - LHR
Air France
R4 985
7:45 - 13:20
KLM
2 stops
30h 35m
CPT - LCY
KLM
R5 085
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to London

Can I find flights from Cape Town to London for under R8 545 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to London for under R8 545. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R7 135, but on average you can expect to pay R7 676.

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 R11 393 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to London under R11 393. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to London is less than R10 781.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to London for under R8 545?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to London within the next 7 days for less than R8 545.

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 55m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R7 136. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to London return?

Currently priced at R7 136, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R7 549 and R8 247, respectively. Users have found that Lufthansa is 30% 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 330. KLM is not the only option available. At the moment, Air France is another option, for R4 786.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to London

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to London.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,06
Average temperature for April in London
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in London
43.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing London

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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
Malta MedAir
R503 R565 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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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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