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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 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.

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London to Cape Town flight duration

London to Cape Town flight duration

Fly with British Airways and you can travel direct from London Heathrow 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 Airport to Cape Town daily, 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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