Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best PLZ to CPT flight in 2021: compare Port Elizabeth to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
PLZ - CPT
Price
R1 776 - R2 472
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 776

From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

One-way from

R1 475

One-way flight from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 202.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PLZ to CPT flights in June, July
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R1 311pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
17 Jun - 25 Jun
R1 393pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
14 Jun - 17 Jun
R1 530pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth found for this year
7 Oct - 14 Oct
R1 257pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
4 Aug - 11 Aug
R1 284pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R1 311pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Direct flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth

Save time with Port Elizabeth to Cape Town direct flight deals
7 Oct - 14 Oct
R1 257pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
4 Aug - 11 Aug
R1 284pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R1 311pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Last-minute flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth, departing today and this week
20 Jun - 27 Jun
R1 857pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
18 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 939pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
20 Jun - 27 Jun
R2 773pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Airlink
 
1 STOP
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

One-way flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth

The cheapest one-way flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
9:25 - 15:40
British Airways
1 stop
6h 15m
PLZ - CPT
British Airways
R1 476
4:40 - 17:50
FlySafair
2 stops
13h 10m
PLZ - CPT
FlySafair
R2 432
Travel2Be
5:40 - 17:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
12h 10m
PLZ - CPT
Multiple Airlines
R2 473
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Port Elizabeth</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

What airports do I use to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

If you wish to fly to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth, then you need to book flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl. There are 3 flights from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Cape Town Intl (CPT) per day to choose from. Flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 15m is how long a nonstop flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl typically takes.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. FlySafair is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are FlySafair, British Airways, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 366 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 366. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 257, but on average you can expect to pay R1 871.

Are there direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 366 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town under R1 366. A good price for a direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is less than R1 789.

Are there last-minute flights available from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R2 732?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R2 732.

What days are direct flights available from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 17 661 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town on average per day?

On average 2 flights depart from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Port Elizabeth or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Port Elizabeth is more than in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Port Elizabeth weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Cape Town is generally hotter than in Port Elizabeth.

How long does is the flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

Departing from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town will take you 1h 15m. Airlines will cover a distance of 649 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town return?

British Airways, at R1 257, was found to be the cheapest airline from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include FlySafair and Airlink. You may be able to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for 40% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town one-way?

R629 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on FlySafair and Airlink, with prices starting from R793 and R1 120, respectively.

Alternative routes for Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 4 airlines flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Port Elizabeth 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
FlySafair
R101 R159 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R96 R174 No cancel fee 70%
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Mango
R203 R270 No cancel fee N/A

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

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South African
R142 R307 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.

Search South African flights

Hourly flight availability from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from Port Elizabeth towards Cape Town.
Morning 6 AM to midday 73% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 26% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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