Cheap flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town

from as little as £515

14 nights in Cape Town, departing London Heathrow on 01 / May / 2025 with Kenya Airways (price found 40 hours ago)

Subject to availability, prices correct of the last 24 hours
Cape Town

Cheap return flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town

Find the best deals

The London Heathrow / Cape Town route

All 9689 km of it

Cheap flight deals for this route

See what's hot at the moment

Cape Town flight facts

What you need to know

Alternative flights from the UK to Cape Town

Check out prices for other routes
from £515 pp
Find flights
from £514 pp
Find flights
from £632 pp
Find flights
from £652 pp
Find flights
from £823 pp
Find flights
from £601 pp
Find flights
from £852 pp
Find flights

Alternative flights from London Heathrow

You might find cheaper flights nearby
from £766 pp
Find flights
from £478 pp
Find flights
from £880 pp
Find flights
from £673 pp
Find flights
from £631 pp
Find flights
from £609 pp
Find flights
Cape Town

Today alone, Netflights has searched over 55,371 flights. 01 / May / 2025 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the London Heathrow/Cape Town route. There are around 1,989 flights on any given week from the UK to Cape Town and the cheapest month to fly right now is May.

Not suitable? Try running another search or viewing all cheap flight deals.

Min / Max Temperature (°C)
LOWEST

9 °C

AVG

17 °C

HIGHEST

26 °C

Rainfall (mm)
LOWEST

15 mm

AVG

51.8 mm

HIGHEST

108 mm

Key facts about Cape Town

How to get cheap flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town

Tips and advice from our flight experts

We've gone through lots of different flights, to help you find the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow to Cape Town. You can choose from 11 airlines. At the moment, 01 / May / 2025 is the cheapest date to travel, but scroll through the results to find the option that works best for you.

There are 1,989 flights from London Heathrow to or via Cape Town every week. Out of the 11 available airlines, the most popular ones are Virgin Atlantic, British Airways & Turkish Airlines. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll be the best option for your travel dates. To see as many flights as possible, try widening your search to include other departure airports.

Generally speaking, the flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town takes around 16 hrs 10 mins. The fastest flight takes 10 hrs 35 mins to cover the 9689 km distance. You can view all flight times yourself in the results list.

If you want to travel in December, it's best to book your flights early, as this is peak season in Cape Town. The cheapest month to fly is normally May – try searching three to four months prior to then to get a bargain. You can also search by month, which will reveal the cheapest time of the week to fly.

Other popular destinations near Cape Town

Where other people are flying to

Context Id: a4f29f28-1901-49e8-bfbf-4da9a0317819