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 14 airlines. At the moment, 19 / Jan / 2024 is the cheapest date to travel, but scroll through the results to find the option that works best for you.
There are 9,212 flights from London Heathrow to or via Cape Town every week. Out of the 14 available airlines, the most popular ones are Virgin Atlantic, Emirates & Qatar 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 London Heathrow to Cape Town takes around 16 hrs 55 mins. The fastest flight takes 11 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.