Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town, South Africa

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London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:50 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. Ethiopian & !T frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
LONCPT
Thu 22/02
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 06/03
2 stops
£532
Multiple Airlines
LONCPT
Wed 24/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 30/01
1 stop
£600
Air France
LONCPT
Wed 24/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Thu 01/02
1 stop
£600
KLM
LONCPT
Wed 24/01
1 stop
CPTLON
Tue 30/01
1 stop
£600
Multiple Airlines
LONCPT
Wed 24/01
2 stops
CPTLON
Wed 07/02
2 stops
£606
Swiss
LONCPT
Wed 10/04
1 stop
CPTLON
Sun 28/04
1 stop
£617

How Much is a Flight from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £566.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £912 £608
7-14 days £829 £601
14-21 days £846 £534
21-30 days £849 £534
30-60 days £827 £532
60-90 days £829 £534
90+ days £850 £534

Cheapest Day To Fly from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£534£572£532£594£594 £574

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
£716
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
£716 £695
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
£695 £626
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
£626 £677
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£677 £781
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£781

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £582.

The average price for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £871.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £473.

The average price for round trip flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town is £582.

London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Flight Questions

London, United Kingdom to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from London, United Kingdom to Cape Town