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Flights to East London in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR1 329Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR1 024From Johannesburg to East London
One-way fromR474One-way flight from Johannesburg to East London (ELS)

Cheap flights to East London in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ELS flights for January, February
Feb 15 - Feb 21
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 131

FlySafair

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Deal found 23/1/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R1 146

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Feb 26 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 161

FlySafair

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Deal found 23/1/22

East London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London found for this year
Jan 25 - Jan 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 008

British Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Jul 21 - Jul 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 024

British Airways

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Deal found 24/1/22

Jan 25 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 085

FlySafair

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Deal found 25/1/22

Last minute flights to East London

Late deals on return flights to East London, departing today and this week
Feb 3 - Mar 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R1 176

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Jan 31 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 222

FlySafair

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Deal found 24/1/22

Feb 5 - Feb 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 253

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to East London?

The cheapest ticket to East London found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R1 635

February

R1 772

March

R1 619

April

R1 589

May

R1 283

June

R1 299

July

R1 390

August

R1 497

September

R1 421

October

R1 406

November

R1 497

December

R2 017

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to East London is currently May; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to East London?

Average East London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - ELS

Price

R1 277 - R2 485

ELS

Temperature

15 - 21 °C

ELS

Precipitation

30 - 90 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to East London?

Peak season 

There isn’t much variation in temperatures so the peak and off season vary depending on what you want to do however a lot of tourists visit during the warmer months so make sure you find your flights to East London early. A lot of activities take place outdoors such as whale watching and surfing. For this you are best to visit anytime from late October to early March. The weather gets warmer as December rolls out and highs have been recorded in the 40’s, although generally you can expect high twenties to low thirties. It’s best to book your flights as early as you can to avoid paying excessive prices for your flight tickets. You are more likely to experience rainfall during the summer months so bear that in mind when looking for cheap flights to East London. 

Off Season 

Most of the activities can still be done in the winter as during the day you’ll still feel the best part of 20 degrees. Rainfall is a lot less common during the winter too and you might have better luck finding the cheapest flights to East London although tourism is still rife. The beaches are quieter but they are also better enjoyed during the summer. You should try to book your flights to East London in advance as the cost of flight tickets don’t fluctuate too much.

Which day is cheapest to fly to East London?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to East London. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to East London?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your East London trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to East London?

Flights from Johannesburg to East London: 1 hour 30 minutes 

Flights from Cape Town to East London: 1 hour 30 minutes 

Flights from George to East London: 3 hour 05 minutes 

Flights from Port Elizabeth to East London: 0 hours 45 minutes 

Flights from Durban to East London: 1 hours 5 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to East London?

Kulula, Safair and South African are the major airlines that provide flights to East London; however Kenya Airways and Lufthansa also appear occasionally. Deciding which airline to fly with usually comes down to who offers the cheapest flights to East London however there are other factors that might affect your decision. If you are part of a loyalty membership scheme then it would be better to continue to fly with that particular airline to build up your points. You could also choose to redeem your points against the cost of your flight tickets which can mean you’ll be getting the cheapest flights to East London around.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Upon arriving at the airport you’ll have a couple of choices to make in regards to getting to the centre. Most people tend to jump into a taxi from outside of arrivals as it is convenient and not overly expensive, just be sure you agree on the price of the journey beforehand. If you are thinking of visiting a few different areas then it’s best to hire a car from the airport although East London airport can get very busy so it might be easier to pre-arrange it once you’ve sorted your flight tickets. The roads are good but a SatNav might be needed as East London can be a little difficult to get your bearings. Alternatively once you’ve booked your flights to East London you can pre-book transport to collect you or see if your hotel offer any kind of transfers included with the price.

What airport do you fly into for flights to East London?

East London (ELS), located 8,3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to East London. Booking flights from Johannesburg to East London should be relatively easy as there are 6 daily flights from 3 different airlines.

Other local departures to East London from South Africa