|Distance||5996 miles (9671 km)|
|Average flight duration||15 h 10 min|
|Average plane ticket price||$588 (€515)|
|Airlines||Kenya Airways, Emirates, FlySafair, KLM or Turkish Airlines|
Flights from Cape Town to London cover the 5996 miles (9671 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 10 min with our travel partners like Kenya Airways, Emirates, FlySafair, KLM or Turkish Airlines. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $588 (€515), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $588 (€515). Travelers depart most frequently from Capetown and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
Travel to London from Cape Town from $588 (€515) with Omio’s flight partners Turkish Airlines and KLM! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Turkish Airlines is Turkey’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class, Comfort Class, Business Class or All-Inclusive-Ticket for your next flight between Cape Town and London.
Those searching for direct Cape Town to London flights can choose from at least two per day and four on Friday and Sunday. Both British Airways and American Airlines offer direct flights with departures in the evening. A direct flight takes around 13 hours but an hour must be added to cover the time difference. Many other airlines such as Turkish Airlines, Air France, KLM, Air Canada, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic and Etihad offer services with one or two stops en route - they are usually cheaper than direct flights but can take much longer.
All Cape Town to London flights depart from Cape Town International Airport. The airport is approximately 20 km east of the city and north of the Cape Flats district. Those driving to the airport should remain on the main N2 road before taking the M3 or M5 south. Travellers, even those coming from the south of the city, should not be tempted to take shortcuts on Lansdowne Road or Eisleben Road despite prompts from Google Maps. The Cape Flats areas of Mitchell's Plains and Khayalitsha can be extremely dangerous and crime rates are high. The MiCiti bus service takes travellers from the centre of Cape Town to the airport and taxis are also readily available in most parts of the city.
The Palace of Westminster, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace are just some of London's famous landmarks. The city boasts some of the finest shopping and entertainment in the world. Visitors can shop in stores like Harrods or Selfridges or unique markets like Camden Lock before enjoying the clubs and theatres of the West End. All direct Cape Town to London flights land at Heathrow Airport which is about 22 km from the city centre. It's easy to reach central London using TFL London Underground (Piccadilly Line). There is an express train service that takes 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station and which departs every 15 minutes as well as a slower train that stops at stations en route. Local buses serve Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station and National Express operates a service to Victoria Station. All of the major car hire providers are also represented at Heathrow, while taxis can be hired outside the terminal.
Travel by plane between Cape Town, South Africa and London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of South Africa
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Cape Town closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from United Kingdom to South Africa is: Unrestricted.
Entry into South Africa is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Requirements for reentering:
The government of South Africa has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/3/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your flight to Cape Town from London.
Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Capetown to London Heathrow Airport for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Capetown and need to travel around 10.7 miles (17.2 km) from the city center to get to this airport.
Passengers arriving in London most often land in London Heathrow Airport and need to travel about 17.1 miles (27.5 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from London Heathrow Airport to get you to the city center of London.
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