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Manchester to Cape Town flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Manchester and Cape Town take, on average, 17 h and 23 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Manchester with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Manchester to Cape Town
Best time to bookAccording to real data December is the most popular time to book a flight to Cape Town when departing from Manchester

Cheap last minute flights to Cape Town

Latest deals and top flight routes from Manchester airports.

Departure Thu, 27 Jan Return Sun, 30 Jan
MAN Manchester
CPT Cape Town
return from £379
Departure Thu, 10 Feb Return Mon, 21 Feb
MAN Manchester
CPT Cape Town
return from £386
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.04 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 20 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
68%

Trains in Cape Town are 68% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.95
Cape Town
£0.95
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
52%

A meal in Cape Town is 52% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Manchester
£15
Cape Town
£7.13
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
64%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 64% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.3
Cape Town
£0.83
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
54%

Coffee in Cape Town is 54% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.93
Cape Town
£1.36
Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 6167 miles

Search for flights from Manchester to Cape Town

Find cheap flights from Manchester to Cape Town with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Manchester with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Manchester to Cape Town to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Manchester 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 Manchester. 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 Manchester to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Cape Town is 379£. 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 Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.83 GBP, 64% cheaper than Manchester, with a fare of 2.30 GBP, while train tickets costs 68% less in Cape Town: 0.95 GBP against 2.95 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.13 GBP in Cape Town, 52% less than the 15.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 54% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.36 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.93 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Cape Town are December, October and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Manchester and Cape Town is of around 17:23 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,669 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 Cape Town compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 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 -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Cape Town are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 160 minutes scale in Istanbul.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 160 minutes scale in Istanbul.
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