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 892 - R2 635
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 892

From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

One-way from

R1 558

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 281.

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 April, May 2021

The best prices found for PLZ to CPT flights in April, May
19 Apr - 26 Apr
R1 252pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
3 May - 12 May
R1 266pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
30 Apr - 7 May
R1 281pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth found for this year
19 Apr - 26 Apr
R1 252pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
3 May - 12 May
R1 266pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
30 Apr - 7 May
R1 281pp
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
19 Apr - 26 Apr
R1 252pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
3 May - 12 May
R1 266pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
30 Apr - 7 May
R1 281pp
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
19 Apr - 26 Apr
R1 252pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R1 558pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
20 Apr - 27 Apr
R1 645pp
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth

One-way flights to Cape Town from Port Elizabeth

The cheapest one-way flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
13:50 - 12:20
Airlink
1 stop
22h 30m
PLZ - CPT
Airlink
R1 558
mytrip.com
11:30 - 17:55
Mango
1 stop
6h 25m
PLZ - CPT
Mango
R1 587
Kiwi.com
14:05 - 12:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 15m
PLZ - CPT
Multiple Airlines
R1 791
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

Can I find flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 456 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 456. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R1 252, but on average you can expect to pay R1 689.

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.

Are there direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 456 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town under R1 456. A good price for a direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is less than R1 790.

Are there last-minute flights available from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for under R1 456?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R1 456.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday.

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 1 flight departs from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Intl per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Port Elizabeth or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Port Elizabeth is same as 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. Most flights are nonstop.

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

British Airways, at R1 267, was found to be the cheapest airline from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be FlySafair. You may be able to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town for 43% 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?

R626 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from FlySafair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Airlink, with prices starting from R641 and R1 136, respectively.

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Alternative routes for Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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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 April in Cape Town
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cape Town
63.0 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.

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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 59% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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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
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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