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Cheap CPT to LHR Flights

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Cape Town to London route information

Origin Airport Cape Town Intl.
Destination Airport Heathrow
Airlines Serving Air France, Air Mauritius, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, KLM, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, Turkish Airlines
Flight Price $536
Distance 6,015 mi






Cheap CPT to LHR Flights

  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Cape Town to London?
    Answer : The number does differ by the day, but on average, you can expect four different choices of flight times when you book. The average route departing South Africa currently has seven different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to London (LHR) from Cape Town (CPT)?
    Answer : They vary anywhere from $549 to $15,873. Booking in advance can usually help you get the cheapest price. However, usually the sooner you book, the better the price.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to London is on Tuesday. So, if you are trying to save a little money on your next business trip look for flights on Tuesday.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Cape Town to London?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by British Airways), you will be able to leave CPT at 9:40 PM SAST and get to LHR at 7:25 AM BST (11 hours and 45 minutes). Remember, there is a two-hour time change.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Cape Town to London?
    Answer : The current leader is British Airways with a 95% on-time rate. Spend as little time in an airport as necessary by flying with British Airways. If they are delayed for some reason though, the average delay is about half an hour.
  • Question : How long is the flight from CPT to LHR?
    Answer : British Airways can get you there in 11 hours and 45 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Cape Town at 9:40 PM SAST, you would arrive in London at 7:25 AM BST. Giving you enough time if you want to catch up on your television shows before you touch down (don't forget, there is a two-hour time change).
  • Question : How long do most people visit London?
    Answer : Of course, you are not most people, but if you were, you'd stay about 25 days.