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The best prices from East London to Cape Town are usually found in November or February, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
East London (ELS) to Cape Town (CPT)

ELS - CPT
Price
R2 271 - R2 911
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R2 271

From East London to Cape Town

One-way from

R1 158

One-way flight from East London to Cape Town

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from East London to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from East London to Cape Town on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from East London to Cape Town?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from East London. Prices for May average R1 982 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 341. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Cape Town (ELS - CPT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from East London to Cape Town at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from East London to Cape Town in January, February 2021

The best prices found for ELS to CPT flights in January, February
20 Jan - 24 Jan
R1 677pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
10 Feb - 17 Feb
R1 768pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
15 Jan - 17 Jan
R1 783pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

East London to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from East London found for this year
20 Jan - 24 Jan
R1 677pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
10 Feb - 17 Feb
R1 768pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
15 Jan - 17 Jan
R1 783pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Direct flights to Cape Town from East London

Save time with East London to Cape Town direct flight deals
20 Jan - 24 Jan
R1 677pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
10 Feb - 17 Feb
R1 768pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
19 Feb - 23 Feb
R1 783pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Last-minute flights from East London to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from East London, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 24 Jan
R1 677pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
21 Jan - 28 Jan
R1 768pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
20 Jan - 28 Feb
R1 814pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

One-way flights to Cape Town from East London

The cheapest one-way flights from East London to Cape Town
6:50 - 6:00
Kulula
1 stop
23h 10m
ELS - CPT
Kulula
R1 159
mytrip.com
7:25 - 14:05
Airlink
2 stops
30h 40m
ELS - CPT
Airlink
R2 394
5:30 - 16:50
FlySafair
2 stops
11h 20m
ELS - CPT
FlySafair
R2 485
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about East London to Cape Town flights.

Flight FAQs

From East London to Cape Town

Can I find flights from East London to Cape Town for under R3 049 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from East London to Cape Town for under R3 049. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 677, but on average you can expect to pay R2 088.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from East London to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

FlySafair is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from East London to Cape Town Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from East London to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like FlySafair, Kulula, and South African flying from East London to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from East London to Cape Town for under R3 049 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from East London to Cape Town under R3 049. A good price for a direct flight from East London to Cape Town is less than R1 875.

Are there last-minute flights available from East London to Cape Town for under R3 049?

There are currently 17+ open flights from East London to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R3 049.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from East London to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 9 348 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in East London or Cape Town?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in East London is roughly greater than that of Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is East London weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 29 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in Cape Town is hotter than in East London. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from East London to Cape Town?

FlySafair and Airlink can get you from East London to Cape Town in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from East London to Cape Town return?

Currently priced at R1 677, FlySafair will fly you from East London to Cape Town and back. In addition to FlySafair, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Airlink for as low as R2 775. FlySafair is 34% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from East London to Cape Town one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for FlySafair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R763. Users have also found prices from R1 159 and R1 403 on FlySafair and Kulula, respectively.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from East London to Cape Town
Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
9.0 mm

Airports servicing East London

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 3 airlines flying from East London to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from East London to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kulula
R100 R148 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kulula. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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FlySafair
R122 R170 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R269 R351 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from East London to Cape Town

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Weekly flight availability
from East London to Cape Town
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
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0 flights
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