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Flights to Cape Town

Cheap Flights to Cape Town from the UK:

Which Cape Town airport do flights land in?

Flights land in Cape Town International Airport, which is located 13 miles (20km) east of the city. It is Cape Town's only major airport, and the only airport in the region that accepts international flights.

Are there direct flights between the UK and Cape Town?

There are some direct flights from UK airports to Cape Town. Indirect flights are more plentiful however, especially those stopping in Johannesburg. There are other indirect flights on offer stopping in Windhoek, Doha, Dubai and Amsterdam. Flights to Cape Town can be expensive, particularly over the busy Christmas period. Indirect flights are generally cheaper.

How long is the flight from the UK to Cape Town?

The direct flight time from London to Cape Town is a little over 12 hours. Additional time will be added if flying via another city. Travellers should allow several hours for layovers in Johannesburg when booking flights, as clearing customs and transferring between terminals can be time-consuming.

What is the time difference between London and Cape Town?

Cape Town is only two hours (one hour during British summertime) ahead of London time, so jet lag is minimal or nonexistent.

Which airlines fly to Cape Town from the UK?

British Airways and Condor offer direct flights between the UK and Cape Town. Airlines offering indirect flights include South African Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar, Emirates, Air France, Swiss and Turkish Airlines, among others.

Cheap Flights to Cape Town from the USA:

Are there direct flights between the US and Cape Town?

There are currently no direct flights between the US and Cape Town, but there are numerous indirect flights available.

How long is the flight from the US to Cape Town?

A direct flight between New York and Cape Town would take over 16 hours.

What is the time difference between the US and Cape Town?

Cape Town is six hours ahead of New York time.

Which airlines fly to Cape Town from the US?

Airlines offering indirect flights between the US and Cape Town include British Airways, Qatar, Emirates, Air France, Swiss, South African Airlines, United, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, American Airlines and Etihad, among others.


Airports in South Africa

Cape Town International Airport (CPT):

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) east of Cape Town.... More

O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) (JNB):

The airport is 12.7 miles (20.5km) east of Johannesburg.... More

Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR):

The airport is 21 miles (34km) north of Durban.... More

Kimberley Airport (KIM):

The airport is situated five and a half miles (9km) south of Kimberley.... More

East London Airport (ELS):

The airport is located about three miles (5km) west of the city centre.... More

Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN):

The airport is located 8 miles (13km) from the city centre.... More

Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ):

The airport is situated about two miles (3km) south of Port Elizabeth.... More

George Airport (GRJ):

The airport is situated around five and a half miles (9km) from George.... More

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP):

The airport is situated nearly 17 miles (27km) from Nelspruit at White River.... More

Eastgate Airport (HDS):

The airport is situated around seven and a half miles (12km) from Hoedspruit and is found within the Hoedspruit Air Force Base Nature Reserve.... More

Richards Bay Airport (RCB):

Richards Bay Airport is located three miles (5km) from central Richards Bay.... More

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