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Cheapest flights to the UK in the next 3 months

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Flights from Cape Town to the UK

Flights from Cape Town to the UK will get you to the land of fish and chips, English pubs, and ancient royalty within approximately 12 hours. Flights will take off from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and land at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), or one of the other hub airports in the United Kingdom. Some of the popular airlines operating between Cape Town and the United Kingdom include: British Airways, KLM, South African Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. Non-stop flights are available from Cape Town to the United Kingdom.

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Things to know before you travel to the UK

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.06 GBP
Time difference The UK is 1 hour behind Cape Town.
Travel adaptor Type G

Travel documents

You will need a valid passport and visa to travel between Cape Town and the United Kingdom.

Airport information

It will take a 15-minute tube ride, or 40-minute drive, to get from London Heathrow Airport to central London.

Main attractions

Iconic attractions in the United Kingdom include Buckingham Palace in London, Loch Lomond in Glasgow, and the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland.

Cost of living in the UK

Compare the costs of everyday items in Cape Town and the UK

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Cape Town R 100.00
London R 254.30

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Cape Town R 27.00
London R 76.29

Pack of cigarettes


Cape Town R 38.95
London R 166.82

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Cape Town R 10.00
London R 67.81



Cape Town R 23.39
London R 44.65
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