Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to East London are usually found in February or November, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to ELS flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
CPT - ELS
Price
R2 206 - R2 990

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R2 206

From Cape Town Intl to East London

One-way from

R1 306

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to East London

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 Cape Town to East London?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to East London.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to East London from Cape Town average R2 424. You can even find prices in February for less than R2 424, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R1 930. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to East London from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to East London in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 41% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to ELS flights in September, October
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R1 640pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
R1 654pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 16 Oct
R1 683pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Cape Town found for this year
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R1 640pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
R1 654pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Sep - 15 Sep
R1 683pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to East London from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to East London direct flight deals
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R1 640pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
R1 654pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 16 Oct
R1 683pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to East London

Late deals on return flights to East London from Cape Town, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 800pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 872pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 916pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to East London from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to East London
12:30 - 3:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 20m
CPT - ELS
Multiple Airlines
R1 306
Gotogate
13:55 - 4:50
Airlink
1 stop
14h 55m
CPT - ELS
Airlink
R1 495
travelstart.co.za
4:05 - 5:40
FlySafair
Direct
1h 35m
CPT - ELS
FlySafair
R1 698
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to East London

What airports do I use to fly from Cape Town to East London?

East London is the airport most travellers will use when flying to East London from Cape Town Intl. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to East London (ELS) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to East London from 3 different airlines. 1h 35m is how long a flight from Cape Town to East London will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to East London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. FlySafair, South African, and Kulula are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like FlySafair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to East London for under R1 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to East London for under R1 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 640, but on average you can expect to pay R1 974.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to East London for under R1 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to East London under R1 700. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to East London is less than R1 974.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to East London for under R1 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 800.

How popular is this Cape Town to East London flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to East London flight path was viewed by 11 222 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to East London, with prices starting at R1 640. Another option worth looking into is FlySafair, starting at R1 756 return. British Airways is priced at 32% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R668 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include British Airways from R827 and Airlink from R1 292 one-way.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to East London

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

Destination information for East London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to East London.
Flight duration from CPT to ELS
1h 36m

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing East London

Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to East London 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
R128 R174 No cancel fee N/A
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Kulula
R109 R184 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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South African
R169 R336 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 Cape Town to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards East London.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 70% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 29% 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 Cape Town to East London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to East London.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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