United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time

What is the flight time from United Kingdom to Cape Town

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between United Kingdom, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa?

Flight duration from United Kingdom to Cape Town

Depart
LON
Arrive
CPT

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

A direct flight from United Kingdom (LON) to Cape Town (CPT) has a duration of 12 hours 21 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Cape Town to United Kingdom flight duration

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.

United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time via Port Elizabeth | EDI to CPT via PLZ

United Kingdom to Port Elizabeth
12 hours 34 minutes
Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
1 hours 43 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
14 hours 17 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time via Gaborone | EDI to CPT via GBE

United Kingdom to Gaborone
11 hours 22 minutes
Gaborone to Cape Town
2 hours 20 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
13 hours 42 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

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 United Kingdom to Cape Town can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Cape Town and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from United Kingdom to Cape Town | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

United Kingdom to Cape Town flight time 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
  • The currency in Cape Town, South Africa is the South African Rand

Airlines flying between United Kingdom and Cape Town

Most popular airlines that fly the route between United Kingdom and Cape Town

British Airways
British Airways
Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Ryanair
Ryanair
Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways
flythomascook
flythomascook

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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:
02:18 Sun, 18 Aug, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Cape Town, South Africa:
03:18 Sun, 18 Aug, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

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