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Tips to know when travelling to Cape Town

Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Cape Town. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Qatar Airways, British Airways, Fly Safair, and Turkish Airlines. London and Cape Town have 326 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights23716646-5862

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
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesNo
Fly SafairSFRFAYesNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo

Frequently asked questions

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, Southampton, Exeter, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Bournemouth, Norwich, Humberside.
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 Arriva United Kingdom.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Cape Town?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Cape Town thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Cape Town can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between London and Cape Town?
Currently, you can fly between London and Cape Town with Ryanair, Qatar Airways, British Airways, Fly Safair, Turkish Airlines.
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