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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 Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $787
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $946
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $971
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $1,117
LON CPT Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Feb 19 $1,272
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $1,349
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $1,377
LON CPT Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Feb 19 $1,485
LON CPT Wed, Feb 4 - Thu, Feb 12 $5,345
LON CPT Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Feb 19 $5,719

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
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    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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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 $110

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 $72

Protea Hotel Tygervalley

3 stars
2.5 / 5 2 reviews

Hendrick Verwoerd Drive, Welgemoed / Bellville Map

25% discount on breakfast

...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 $95

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

January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 20 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Qatar Airways $791
Earn $7.91
Return Thu, Feb 19 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 4 London (LHR) Cape Town (CPT) Qatar Airways $787
Earn $7.87
Return Thu, Feb 12 Cape Town (CPT) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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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

    • 4 direct flights are operating from London to Cape Town today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 38m.
    • British Airways flight 043 (11:35 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • Virgin Atlantic flight 603 (3:10 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-600) is today's latest available flight from London to Cape Town.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Cape Town (British Airways flight 043, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 30m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Cape Town (Virgin Atlantic flight 603, Airbus Industrie A340-600) takes 12h 5m.
    • 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.

Flight schedule for flights from London to Cape Town on Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
British Airways BA43 LHR 5:35 PM CPT 7:05 AM 744 11hr 30min
Iberia IB4756 LHR 5:35 PM CPT 7:05 AM 744 11hr 30min
British Airways BA59 LHR 8:10 PM CPT 9:40 AM 744 11hr 30min
British Airways/South African Airways BA55/SA313 LHR 6:00 PM CPT 10:35 AM 388/738 14hr 35min
airberlin/Lufthansa AB5048/LH574 LHR 3:35 PM CPT 10:45 AM 320/346 17hr 10min
airberlin/South African Airways AB5048/SA7576 LHR 3:35 PM CPT 10:45 AM 320/346 17hr 10min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH2479/LH574 LHR 5:50 PM CPT 10:45 AM 319/346 14hr 55min
Lufthansa/South African Airways LH2479/SA7576 LHR 5:50 PM CPT 10:45 AM 319/346 14hr 55min
Virgin Atlantic VS603 LHR 9:10 PM CPT 11:15 AM 346 12hr 5min
British Airways/South African Airways BA55/SA317 LHR 6:00 PM CPT 11:20 AM 388/738 15hr 20min
Air France/Air France AF1281/AF522 LHR 5:50 PM CPT 11:45 AM 320/772 15hr 55min
British Airways/Air France BA322/AF522 LHR 5:25 PM CPT 11:45 AM 320/772 16hr 20min
British Airways/South African Airways BA55/SA323 LHR 6:00 PM CPT 12:15 PM 388/332 16hr 15min