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London to Cape Town Flights

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Selected fares from London to Cape Town

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,203
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,291
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,503
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,692
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,762
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,806
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $1,920
LON CPT Fri, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 5 $2,005
LON CPT Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Jan 2 $5,966

London and Cape Town airports and terminals

Airports in London , GB
map of airports in London
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    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to CPT

    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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Airports in Cape Town , ZA
map of airports in Cape Town
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    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from LON to CPT

    Carriers
    British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic
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Cheap flights from London to Cape Town

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Featured Cape Town Airport Hotels

Cultivar Guest Lodge

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

BONNIEMILE ROAD OFF N12 Map

...Situated just 4 kms outside the centre of Stellenbosch town, Cultivar is in the countryside surrounded by farms and vineyards and is just a 50 minute drive from Cape Town or 25 minutes from the... More

Hotel only $82

City Lodge Grand West

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

GRANDWEST CASINO & ENTERTAINMENT Map

...AH0208 Hotel is set in a beautiful 1 floor building, an original Cape Dutch style of architecture Hotel is located 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport, city centre & Victoria... More

Hotel only $62

Protea Hotel Tygervalley

3 stars
2.0 / 5 3 reviews

Hendrick Verwoerd Drive, Welgemoed / Bellville Map

Stay 3 nights save 20%

...As a budget hotel in Cape Town the Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is strategically located near the airport and CBD and is tailor-made for the executive traveller.... Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is... More

Zevenwacht Wine Estate Cape Town

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Langverwacht Road 25346 Map

...It is only 35km from Cape Town City Centre. More

Hotel only $97

Townlodge Bellville

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

CNR WILLIE VAN SCHOOR AVENUE Map

...It is a 20 minute drive from the Cape Town airport. More

August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 13 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Turkish Airlines $1,181
Earn $11.81
Return Fri, Feb 6 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines
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Flights to Cape Town

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.

Parking at Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs £17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged £2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.

London Ground Transportation

London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.

Airport Dining Facilities

There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.

Cape Town International Airport

It isn't hard to find cheap flights to Cape Town when you use Orbitz.com. The website lists all of the available flights so that you can find the best deal on air travel. The Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from the center of Cape Town. It's the second busiest airport in South Africa, and 22 airlines have flights that arrive at and depart from it. Some of the airlines that service the airport include Air France, British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

The Airport MyCiTi Shuttle runs between the airport and the Civic Center in central Cape Town. You can take a taxicab into Cape Town for approximately $20. The only taxi company authorized by the airport is Touch-Down Taxis. If you'd rather have your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses nine car-rental companies. The rental-car companies are located in front of the Central Terminal Building.

Climate in Cape Town

The winter season runs from June to the end of August, with low temperatures that range from the mid-40s to the mid-60s. Summer starts in early December and lasts through March. The low temperatures in the summer range from the high-50s to the low 60s, and the high temperatures range from the mid-to-high 70s. If you want warm weather during your trip, use Orbitz.com to plan your vacation between December and March.

Highlights and Attractions

While you're in Cape Town, you can take a guided tour on a red open-top bus, visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and take a guided walk up Table Mountain. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Cape Town, you can also make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from London to Cape Town

    • 2 direct flights are operating from London to Cape Town today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 32m.
    • British Airways flight 059 (4:30 PM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • British Airways flight 045 (5:20 PM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's latest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 059, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 045, Boeing 777) takes 11h 40m.
    • Flights from Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) to Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between London and Cape Town

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 British Airways
Airbus Industrie A340-300 Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 747-400 Passenger British Airways, Iberia
Airbus Industrie A340-600 Virgin Atlantic