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Cape Town to London flights

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Departure Mon, 14 Dec Return Thu, 17 Dec
CPT Cape Town
LON London
return from £378
Departure Sat, 26 Dec Return Sun, 27 Dec
CPT Cape Town
LON London
return from £387
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
190%

Trains are 190% more expensive in London than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.98
London
£2.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
150%

The average meal is 150% more expensive in London than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£5.91
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
210%

Taxis are 210% more expensive in London than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.98
London
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
118%

Coffee is 118% more expensive in London than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.38
London
£3.01
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 6011 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Cape Town to London?
The average price to go from Cape Town to London is of 329.57 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to London is 378£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 213% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.96 GBP, while train tickets costs 208% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.91 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 161% more than the 5.74 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 125% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.01 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.34 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to London are January, June and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to London from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, November and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to London?
The total flight time between Cape Town and London is of around 14:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,849 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cape Town and London?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and London is: Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Heathrow (LHR). This route is covered by the following airline(s): British Airways. Iberia. Alternatively, you can find Cape Town - London flights between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Gatwick (LGW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Condor. British Airways.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from Cape Town to London?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cape Town to London are British Airways, South African Airways and Ethiopian Airlines.

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