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 15 airlines.
There are 2,995 flights from London Heathrow to or via Cape Town every week. Out of the 15 available airlines, the most popular ones are South African Airways, British Airways and Kenya Airways. 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 to Cape Town takes around 15 hrs 25 mins. The fastest flight takes 10 hrs 30 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.