5 Destinations with Direct Flights from Cape Town

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Travelling the world from South Africa’s Mother City has never been more convenient. Below, Flight Centre South Africa’s Travel Experts share some of the world’s top destinations you can now visit with direct flights from Cape Town, saving you the hassle of stopovers.

  1. LondonBritish Airways
    • Estimated Flight Time: 12 hours
    • Why Go? Visit iconic landmarks like Big Ben, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace. Wander through Hyde Park, enjoy world-class theatre in the West End, and explore eclectic neighbourhoods from Notting Hill to Shoreditch.
  2. MauritiusAir Mauritius
    • Estimated Flight Time: 5 hours, 5 minutes
    • Why Go? An idyllic island in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius offers sprawling beaches, lush green landscapes, and Creole culture. Participate in water sports, explore coral reefs, or simply ‘fly and flop’.
  3. DubaiEmirates
    • Estimated Flight Time: 9 hours, 45 minutes
    • Why Go? Dubai is an oasis of luxury and innovation, from the towering Burj Khalifa to shopping in malls and experiencing the Bedouin life in the desert.
  4. New YorkUnited Airlines
    • Estimated Flight Time: 16 hours, 45 minutes
    • Why Go? Roam Central Park, marvel at the neon lights of Times Square, catch a Broadway show, and visit the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.
  5. ParisAir France
    • Estimated Flight Time: 11 hours, 45 minutes
    • Why Go? The city of love awaits. Tour the Louvre, enjoy the view from the Eiffel Tower, stroll along the Seine River, or satisfy your sweet tooth with delectable pastries and French cuisine in cosy cafés.

Whether travelling for leisure, business or visiting loved ones, direct flights make the journey smoother and help to stretch your holiday further. The world is now just a non-stop flight away from Cape Town! Download the Flight Centre App, search, compare and book. It’s that easy.