Direct flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town

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London Heathrow

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

LHR

London Heathrow Airport

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Cape Town

South Africa

South Africa

CPT

Cape Town International Airport

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Distance
3,736 miles  ·  (6,012 km)
Flight time
11 hours and 35 minutes
Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic
Alliances
  • OneWorld
  • SkyTeam
  • Star Alliance
Classes
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business Class
  • First Class
Aircrafts
  • Boeing 777
  • Boeing 787-9

London Heathrow to Cape Town Flight Schedule

Scan through all non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town. The full flight schedule below gives an overview of all non-stop flights from LHR to CPT, which includes the daily timetable of every operating airline for the upcoming 12 months.

First LHR-CPT flights start in August

Note: for airline-specific flight schedules, please scroll further down.

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Airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cape Town

Airline-specific flight schedules from London Heathrow to Cape Town

In total there are 2 airlines operating nonstop flights from London Heathrow LHR to Cape Town CPT. This section gives an overview of the flight schedules and timetables of every airline with direct flights for this route.

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British Airways
British Airways flight schedulefrom London Heathrow to Cape Town

British Airways is a member of OneWorld
British Airways flights start in August
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Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic flight schedulefrom London Heathrow to Cape Town

Virgin Atlantic flights start in November
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London Heathrow to Cape Town Flights

Flights from LHR to CPT are operated 7 times a week, with an average of 1 flight per day. Departure times vary between 16:30 - 21:45. The earliest flight departs at 16:30, the last flight departs at 21:45. However, this depends on the date you are flying so please check with the full flight schedule above to see which departure times are available on your preferred date(s) of travel.

You can fly in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class. First Class is not available on this route (at least not as a non-stop flight).

The fastest direct flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town takes 11 hours and 35 minutes. The flight distance between London Heathrow and Cape Town is 3,736 miles (or 6,012 km).

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Cape Town?

There is 1 airport in Cape Town: Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

How many flights per week are there from LHR to CPT?

There are 7 flights per week flying from London Heathrow to Cape Town (as of June 2021).

How long does it take to fly from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

11 hours and 35 minutes is the average flight time from London Heathrow to Cape Town.

How far is Cape Town from London Heathrow?

The distance from London Heathrow to Cape Town is 3,736 miles (6,012 kilometers).

What airlines fly nonstop from LHR airport to CPT airport?

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are flying nonstop from London Heathrow to Cape Town.

What alliances have direct flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

OneWorld is currently the only alliance flying nonstop from London Heathrow to Cape Town.

What classes are available from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

You can fly non-stop in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class.

What aircraft types fly from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

Aircraft types that fly from London Heathrow to Cape Town:

  • Boeing 777
  • Boeing 787-9

What is the earliest flight departing from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

The earliest flight departs at 16:30 from London Heathrow and arrives at 06:10 at Cape Town.

What is the latest flight available from London Heathrow to Cape Town?

The latest flight departs at 21:45 from London Heathrow and arrives at 11:30 at Cape Town.

Non-stop flights from LHR to CPT

3,736 miles (6,012 km)  ·  11h 35m

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