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Book flights from London to Cape Town

Travelling from London to Cape Town is easy with British Airways. We operate regular flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick (from 24 November 2016) to Cape Town International Airport, delivering you to Africa's most popular tourist destination in just over eleven hours.

Fly with British Airways and spend more time enjoying your Cape Town holiday, from the majestic views of Table Mountain to the year-round sunshine of the city's numerous white-sand beaches and sparkling bays.

Cheapest return flights to Cape Town

  • £998
    Jun 2016
  • £998
    Jul 2016
  • £792
    Aug 2016
  • £882
    Sep 2016
  • £762
    Oct 2016
  • £670
    Nov 2016
  • £670
    Dec 2016
  • £705
    Jan 2017
  • £705
    Feb 2017
  • £705
    Mar 2017
  • £695
    Apr 2017
  • £695
    May 2017

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Essential Cape Town flight facts

London to Cape Town flight duration

London to Cape Town flight duration

Fly with British Airways and you can travel direct from London Heathrow and London Gatwick to Cape Town International airport in just over eleven hours. Once on board, our friendly cabin crew will take care of your comfort and safety, allowing you to sit back, relax and start your holiday as soon as you step on the plane.

Flying to Cape Town with British Airways

Flying to Cape Town with British Airways

We fly from London Heathrow daily and London Gatwick three days a week (from 24 November 2016) to Cape Town, making it easy for you to choose a flight that suits you. Reserve your seats 24 hours in advance and keep your holiday hassle-free from start to finish. Fly with us and enjoy the added benefits of award winning service, complimentary on board meals and drinks and the latest in-flight entertainment.

Arriving in Cape Town

Arriving in Cape Town

When you fly to Cape Town with us, you'll land at Cape Town International Airport, located roughly 20 kilometres from the city centre. For comfortable and fast transfers into Cape Town's civic centre, catch the MyCiti airport bus from the terminal, or hire a car for a great way to explore Cape Town, its many beaches and the surrounding area.

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Which Terminal?

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