Flights to Cape Town

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Last minute flights to Cape Town

Departure Sun, 11 Dec Return Sun, 25 Dec
LGW London
CPT Cape Town
return from £500
Departure Mon, 12 Dec Return Mon, 19 Dec
HLA Johannesburg
CPT Cape Town
return from £93
Departure Sun, 18 Dec Return Sun, 25 Dec
DUR Durban
CPT Cape Town
return from £117
Departure Sun, 11 Dec Return Sat, 24 Dec
MAN Manchester
CPT Cape Town
return from £515
Popular flight routes to Cape Town
London - Cape Town
return from £499
Manchester - Cape Town
return from £537
Dublin - Cape Town
return from £1,190
Birmingham - Cape Town
return from £543
Harare - Cape Town
return from £328

Trips to Cape Town

Cape Town travel

Bound between a backdrop of sparkling Atlantic Ocean, sweeping stretches of golden beaches and a craggy mountainous landscape, cosmopolitan Cape Town boasts one of the most spectacular cityscapes on earth. Famous for its magnificent harbour as well as key sights including Table Mountain and Cape Point, it is the oldest city in South Africa and was the site of the first European settlement during the 1600s. Cape Town is also South Africa's cultural hub, with a number of world-class museums that trace the city's colourful and tumultuous past and its development into one of the most culturally diverse cities on earth.

Things to do and places to see in Cape Town

Whether visitors on a trip to Cape Town wish to explore the city's rich historical heritage, hike up to the top of Table Mountain or simply kick back on the miles of pristine beaches, there's always plenty to see and do. Those seeking adventure will not be disappointed with the range of outdoor activities available, from paragliding to whale-watching and dives with great white sharks. Cape Town is also a foodie heaven and some of South Africa's finest wineries are located close to the city's limits amid picture-perfect scenery.

When visiting Cape Town, be sure to:

  • Climb to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town's most iconic sight
  • Descend the wooded slopes of Table Mountain into the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Sink your toes into the fine sand of the beaches around Camps Bay
  • Catch a ferry to Robben Island, Nelson Mandela's former prison
  • Head to the Central Business District (CBD) and V & A Waterfront for first-class dining
  • Discover the vineyards of nearby Franschhoek and Stellenbosch
  • Visit the rolling hills and bays of the spectacular Cape Point
  • Browse the boutiques at the 19th century V & A Waterfront, one of South Africa's most popular shopping destinations
  • Dive to the depths of the ocean at the Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Encounter whales, penguins and seals on a Dyer Island Cruise
  • Sip cocktails at a trendy rooftop terrace bar
Cape Town

Cape Town airports

Flights to Cape Town land at Cape Town Airport. It is the second largest and second busiest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa overall. Airlines that operate in South Africa fly direct to Cape Town Airport, as well as locations around Africa and the rest of the world.

  • Cape Town Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Cape Town including: South African Airways, British Airways and Mango.

    Location

    Cape Town Airport is located approximately 12 miles from the city centre, situated within the parameters of the city's metropolitan area.

    Transport options

    A route from the airport to Cape Town is formed by the N2 highway. There are numerous car rental agencies located in the domestic and international terminals. The international and domestic terminals are linked by a central terminal. Visitors travelling by bus can take the MyCiTi shuttle bus service, which connects the airport with the Civic Centre bus station in the city centre. Taxis and private transfers are available and it is advisable to travel with an authorised company.