Flights from Cape Town to London

Selected fares from Cape Town to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CPT LON Sat, May 30 - Sun, Jun 7 $713
CPT LON Sun, Jul 26 - Tue, Aug 11 $717
CPT LON Wed, Aug 26 - Thu, Sep 17 $772
CPT LON Wed, Aug 26 - Thu, Sep 17 $814
CPT LON Tue, Aug 18 - Fri, Aug 28 $940
CPT LON Sun, Jul 26 - Tue, Aug 11 $943
CPT LON Wed, Apr 22 - Mon, Apr 27 $973
CPT LON Sun, Jul 26 - Tue, Aug 11 $1,271
CPT LON Wed, Sep 30 - Fri, Oct 9 $1,341
CPT LON Mon, Jun 1 - Tue, Jun 9 $2,186

Cape Town and London airports and terminals

Airports in Cape Town , ZA

map of airports in Cape Town
  • 1

    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from CPT to LON

    Carriers
    British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in London , GB

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  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CPT to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 British Airways, Iberia
  • 2

    Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted Airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend Airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 2 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Qatar Airways $877
Earn $8.77
Return Sun, Apr 5 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Qatar Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 30 Cape Town (CPT) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines $717
Earn $7.17
Return Mon, May 11 London (LGW) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 7 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) South African Airways $943
Earn $9.43
Return Sat, May 9 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 30 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Etihad Airways $713
Earn $7.13
Return Sun, Jun 7 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in May from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 28 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines $761
Earn $7.61
Return Thu, Jun 4 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Cape Town to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 20 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Etihad Airways $729
Earn $7.29
Return Sun, Jun 28 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Etihad Airways
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Flights to London

Cape Town International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a challenge for those on a budget. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate cheap flights from Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Cape Town. Twenty-one airlines service the Cape Town International Airport, including Virgin Atlantic Airlines, South African and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Public car parks are owned by ACSA. Valet vehicles are available to and from these parks to the main airport terminal. Two parkades are located on both sides of the Transport plaza, and shuttles are available to and from the parkades to the airport main terminal. Both short-term and long-term parking are available, and rates are charged by the hour or by the day.

Transportation to the Airport

Passengers with special needs can access the Landslide hotline at the airport for assistance in getting to the terminal. The CITI shuttle provides transportation to and from the airport from various locations around Cape Town. Taxis provide metered rides from anywhere in the city, and many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport for their customers. Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals on rental cars.

Restaurants at Cape Town International

There are a variety of dining options at Cape Town International Airport. Dulce Café offers a selection of coffee, tea and pastries. Mugg and Bean offers a variety of blended coffees and grilled breakfast sandwiches, and the Vida Café has a selection of sit down breakfast menu items. Orbitz.com can help travelers in planning their next vacation by locating the cheapest flights from Cape Town.

London Airport Information

When planning a visit to the United Kingdom, use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to London through the four major airports. Orbitz.com will make air travel arrangements for you through Heathrow Airport (24 km from London), Gatwick Airport (40 km), Stansted Airport (80 km), and London City Airport (16 km). Heathrow provides direct services to 90 country destinations in the world. All major airlines, including budget airlines, serve Heathrow and Gatwick airports. London Stansted Airport serves domestic and continental flights. If you prefer landing in the London financial district, Orbitz.com will get you affordable flights through the London City Airport.

Parking at London Airports

Orbitz.com helps you find safe and inexpensive parking in proximity to the terminals for the airports to facilitate your departure to the city at the end of the cheap flights to London. These parking lots also provide access to taxi services such as Black Cab, which charges approximately £50. There are also shuttle bus connections (such as Airbus) between the airports and the city. Airbus runs pick-up operations at each terminal.

London Airport Train Transport Services

Orbitz.com will arrange for cheap transportation through the famous London tube to Heathrow's underground station, in addition to deals for cheap flights to London. Heathrow has two tube stations at the Piccadilly Line end, with the first serving Terminals 1-3 and the second serving Terminal 4. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Heathrow to Earl's Court Station in Central London. Heathrow Express Train will take you to Paddington Station in 15 minutes and costs £13. Gatwick Express takes about 30 minutes and charges £9.50.

Interesting facts about flights from Cape Town to London

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Cape Town to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 0m.
    • British Airways flight 042 (6:20 PM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Cape Town to London.
    • Virgin Atlantic flight 604 (8:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-600) is today's latest available flight from Cape Town to London.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Cape Town to London (British Airways flight 058, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Cape Town to London (Virgin Atlantic flight 604, Airbus Industrie A340-600) takes 12h 20m.
    • Flights from Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Cape Town to London on Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
British Airways/British Airways BA6416/BA56 CPT 2:00 PM LHR 5:25 AM 734/388 16hr 25min
British Airways BA42 CPT 6:20 PM LHR 5:25 AM 777 12hr 5min
Iberia IB4711 CPT 6:20 PM LHR 5:25 AM 777 12hr 5min
South African Airways/British Airways SA346/BA56 CPT 3:10 PM LHR 5:25 AM 343/388 15hr 15min
South African Airways/British Airways SA352/BA56 CPT 3:50 PM LHR 5:25 AM 320/388 14hr 35min
British Airways BA58 CPT 7:30 PM LHR 6:15 AM 744 11hr 45min
British Airways/South African Airways BA6416/SA234 CPT 2:00 PM LHR 6:25 AM 734/343 17hr 25min
British Airways/South African Airways BA6418/SA234 CPT 4:00 PM LHR 6:25 AM 734/343 15hr 25min
South African Airways/South African Airways SA346/SA234 CPT 3:10 PM LHR 6:25 AM 343/343 16hr 15min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA7236/UA7252 CPT 2:10 PM LHR 6:25 AM 343/343 17hr 15min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA7234/UA7252 CPT 3:10 PM LHR 6:25 AM 343/343 16hr 15min
British Airways/Virgin Atlantic BA6418/VS602 CPT 4:00 PM LHR 6:35 AM 734/346 15hr 35min
South African Airways/Virgin Atlantic SA346/VS602 CPT 3:10 PM LHR 6:35 AM 343/346 16hr 25min