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Manchester to Cape Town flights

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Departure Tue, 06 Oct Return Sat, 10 Oct
MAN Manchester
CPT Cape Town
return from £497
Departure Sun, 11 Oct Return Wed, 21 Oct
MAN Manchester
CPT Cape Town
return from £499
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.21 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 18 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Cape Town are 70% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£3
Cape Town
£0.91
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
56%

A meal in Cape Town is 56% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Manchester
£13.5
Cape Town
£5.96
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
62%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 62% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.5
Cape Town
£0.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
53%

Coffee in Cape Town is 53% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.8
Cape Town
£1.32
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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Cape Town

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Manchester to Cape Town?
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?
Our search engines have found flights from 497€ for the route Manchester - Cape Town. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.95 GBP, 62% cheaper than Manchester, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 70% less in Cape Town: 0.91 GBP against 3.00 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.96 GBP in Cape Town, 56% less than the 13.50 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 53% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.80 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Cape Town?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Cape Town are December, October and September.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Cape Town from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).
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