United Kingdom to Cape Town flight duration

What is the flight duration from United Kingdom to Cape Town?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between United Kingdom and Cape Town so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from United Kingdom to Cape Town

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Depart
LON
Arrive
CPT

Average direct flight time is 12 hours 21 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from United Kingdom to Cape Town is 12 hours 21 minutes.

A distance of 6,306 miles / 10,149 km

Related: Return journey Cape Town to United Kingdom flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from United Kingdom to Cape Town is 12 hours 21 minutes
  • Distance from United Kingdom to Cape Town is 6,306 miles / 10,149 km
  • United Kingdom is served by 0 airports
  • Cape Town is served by 1 airports Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
  • The currency in Cape Town, South Africa is the South African Rand

Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time via Amsterdam | to via AMS
United Kingdom to Amsterdam
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 50 minutes
Amsterdam to Cape Town
11 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 50 minutes
United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time via London Heathrow | to via LHR
United Kingdom to London Heathrow
1 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow to Cape Town
11 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 45 minutes
United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time via London City | to via LCY
United Kingdom to London City
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
8 hours
London City to Cape Town
11 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
21 hours

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


United Kingdom & Cape Town local time and timezones

Cape Town, South Africa time is 1 hours ahead of United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Date and time in United Kingdom, United Kingdom:
22:43 Sat, 4 Jul, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Cape Town, South Africa:
23:43 Sat, 4 Jul, 2020,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between United Kingdom, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 12 hours 21 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.