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Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City. The distance between Cape Town and London is 9692 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qatar Airways, Fly Safair, Ryanair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and easyJet. Cape Town and London have 377 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Natural History Museum, Roman Baths, Bath, Stonehenge, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, Tate Modern, British Museum, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Isle of Wight, St Fagans: National History Museum, Tower of London, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, and St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 02/2023
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Most travelers from South Africa can enter London, LHR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cape Town to London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cape Town and London takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cape Town and London?
The flight distance between Cape Town and London is 9692 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cape Town and London?
Several carriers operate flights between Cape Town and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Harare, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Saint-Denis, Walvis Bay, Maputo, Gaborone, Arusha, Riyadh, Windhoek, Amsterdam, Dar es Salaam, George, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Dubai.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, London Oxford Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cape Town and London?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cape Town and London thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cape Town and London can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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