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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Cape Town. The distance between London and Cape Town is 9692 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Lufthansa, British Airways, Swiss International Air Lines, and Fly Safair. London and Cape Town have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from London to Cape Town

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesNo
Swiss International Air LinesSWRLXYesNo
Fly SafairSFRFAYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between London and Cape Town?
The flight distance between London and Cape Town is 9692 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Cape Town?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Cape Town. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bangkok, Harare, Gaborone, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Dublin, George, Maputo, Amsterdam, Manchester, Denpasar, Da Nang, Palma, Majorca, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Dammam.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Exeter, Southampton, Bournemouth, Norwich, Cambridge.
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 buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Cape Town?
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