Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London

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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 071 - R2 806

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 071

From Cape Town to East London

One-way from

R1 253

One-way flight from Cape Town 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?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to East London?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to East London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R1 308, or R1 376 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to East London from Cape Town average R1 330. You can even find prices in July for less than R1 330, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R967. 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 38%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to East London in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 41% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CPT to ELS flights in June, July
16 Jun - 23 Jun
R1 022pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Jun - 12 Jun
R1 185pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Jul - 13 Jul
R1 267pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Cape Town found for this year
26 Aug - 31 Aug
R967pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Jun - 23 Jun
R1 022pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R1 035pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to East London from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to East London direct flight deals
26 Aug - 31 Aug
R967pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Jun - 23 Jun
R1 022pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R1 035pp
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
16 Jun - 23 Jun
R1 022pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Jun - 17 Jun
R1 349pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Jun - 16 Jun
R1 362pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
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
6:15 - 12:45
British Airways
1 stop
6h 30m
CPT - ELS
British Airways
R1 254
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15:00 - 12:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 35m
CPT - ELS
Multiple Airlines
R1 540
Gotogate
11:05 - 4:50
Airlink
1 stop
17h 45m
CPT - ELS
Airlink
R1 581
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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.

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

New policies can now be found on FlySafair to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to East London 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 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 362 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to East London for under R1 362. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R967, but on average you can expect to pay R1 308.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to East London for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to East London under R1 362. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to East London is less than R1 349.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to East London for under R1 362?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 362.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to East London 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.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or East London?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Cape Town is typically greater than that of East London. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than East London?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in East London is generally colder than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

For as low as R968, British Airways can have you in East London from Cape Town in 1h 35m. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, British Airways (R968), and FlySafair (R1 363) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to East London. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to East London for 57% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R409. However, be on the lookout for offers from FlySafair and Airlink, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to East London for a low price.

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
1h 34m

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing East London

Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town 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.

Search Kulula flights
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.

Search South African flights

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards East London.
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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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