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Glasgow to Cape Town flights

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Departure Thu, 05 Aug Return Wed, 11 Aug
GLA Glasgow
CPT Cape Town
return from £542
Departure Fri, 20 Aug Return Wed, 25 Aug
GLA Glasgow
CPT Cape Town
return from £470
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.32 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 30 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
61%

Trains in Cape Town are 61% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.5
Cape Town
£0.98
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
54%

A meal in Cape Town is 54% cheaper than a meal in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£15
Cape Town
£6.86
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
76%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 76% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.8
Cape Town
£0.66
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
49%

Coffee in Cape Town is 49% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.77
Cape Town
£1.42
Glasgow airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 6349 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Glasgow to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Glasgow to Cape Town 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 South Africa may apply when travelling from Glasgow. 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 can I find cheap flights from Glasgow to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Glasgow to Cape Town is 470£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Glasgow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.66 GBP, 76% cheaper than Glasgow, with a fare of 2.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 61% less in Cape Town: 0.98 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Glasgow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.86 GBP in Cape Town, 54% less than the 15.00 GBP in Glasgow. The price of the coffee is around 49% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.42 GBP, while in Glasgow the coffee costs 2.77 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Glasgow to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Glasgow to Cape Town are October, August and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Glasgow to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Glasgow 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 Cape Town from Glasgow in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Glasgow -  Cape Town.
🌡️ How is the weather in Cape Town compared to Glasgow?
While in Glasgow the temperatures can reach an average of 23.23 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -4.14 ºC average degrees reported in Glasgow. During the winter period, Glasgow can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Cape Town are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Lufthansa, with 185 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa, with 185 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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