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flight to Cape TownFlights from Manchester to Cape Town

You want to book the cheapest flight from Manchester to Cape Town. The way to travel on a cheap flight from Manchester to Cape Town is by:

  1. typing your flight details into the flight price comparison and bookings tool on the left

  2. checking the flight prices of each airline operating flights from Manchester to Cape Town (links to airlines online flight reservation systems are below)

Airlines operating flights from Manchester to Cape Town

Airline
Airports
Stops

British Airways

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop (15h20m)
London Heathrow

Emirates UK

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop
Dubai

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop (14h30m)
Amsterdam Schipol

Air FranceAir France flight reservations

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

2-stops
Paris de Gaulle
Johannesburg

bmi British Midland

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop (14h10m)
London Heathrow

Lufthansa

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop (14h10m)
Frankfurt (FRA)

South African Airways

Manchester to Cape Town International Airport

1-stop (15h35m)
London Heathrow

Shortest flight path from Manchester to Cape Town

The shortest flight path (the great circle) from Manchester Airport (53°21'13"N 02°16'30"W) to Cape Town International Airport (33°57'53"S 18°36'06"E) is illustrated below, entailing leaving Manchester Airport on a heading of 162° (south) and travelling 9882km to Cape Town International Airport.

Shortest Manchester to Cape Town flight path

Travel from London to Cape Town

Flights from London to Cape Town are often more competitively priced than flights from Manchester to Cape Town Airport. An option is to travel from Manchester to London and then to travel from London to Cape Town.

Flights to Cape Town via Johannesburg

Johannesburg contains the main airport hub in South Africa (and indeed, in Africa) and flights from the UK to Cape Town are sometimes cheaper via Johannesburg.

Travel from Manchester to Johannesburg, Johannesburg to Cape Town

An option is to travel from Manchester to Johannesburg, and thereafter travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town (there are often cheap flights available from Johannesburg to Cape Town on the various South African low cost carriers - Kulula, Mango and 1time airlines).

Travel from London to Johannesburg, Johannesburg to Cape Town

Alternatively, hop onto a flight from Manchester to London, thereafter flying from London to Johannesburg, and then travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Take the N2 to get to Cape Town city

 

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