Cheap flights from Durban to East London

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The best prices from Durban King Shaka Intl to East London are usually found in May or June, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Durban to East London

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to ELS flight in 2022: compare Durban to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.

DUR - ELS

Price

R102 - R172

ELS

Temperature

15 - 21 °C

ELS

Precipitation

30 - 90 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 558

From Durban King Shaka Intl to East London

One-way from

R1 237

One-way flight from Durban King Shaka Intl to East London

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Durban to East London?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Durban to East London?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to East London from Durban. Users have commonly found prices around R2 261 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R1 375. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durban to East London (DUR - ELS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Durban to East London is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 40% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Durban to East London in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DUR to ELS flights in January, February
Jan 27 - Jan 28
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 589

FlySafair

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Deal found 1/24/22

Jan 27 - Jan 28
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 772

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 864

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Durban to East London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Durban found for this year
Jan 27 - Jan 28
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 589

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Jan 27 - Jan 28
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 772

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 864

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Direct flights to East London from Durban

Save time with Durban to East London direct flight deals
Feb 7 - Feb 14
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R1 864

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Jul 14 - Jul 18
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
ELS

East London

DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R2 047

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

One-way flights to East London from Durban

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to East London
Feb 25
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
R856

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 4
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 15m
R917

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 25
DUR

Durban King Shaka Intl

ELS

East London

1 stop

7h 25m
R1 024

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Durban to East London flights.

What airports serve Durban to East London, South Africa flights?

Flights going to East London from Durban will typically take off out of King Shaka International Airport, which is located about 35 kilometres from the city centre of Durban. This airport is a focus city for Comair, Kulula, and Airlink airlines. It serves a large number of passengers in South Africa as well as several other locations. The airport also offers cargo flights and originally replaced Durban International Airport. Passengers will disembark the flight at East London Airport, which welcomes about 800,000 passengers each year. The airport has two runways and offers flights into Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban.

Which airlines fly directly from Durban to East London?

There are a limited number of direct, nonstop flights going to East London from Durban. The direct flights last 1h 15m on average, although this can vary to some degree. These flights are offered by Hahn Air Systems as well as Safair. In addition to limited direct flights, there are also several stopover options available for passengers going to East London. These flights are provided by South African Airways, Kulula, and Safair. While there are few direct flights, they tend to be the least expensive flights and make it to East London in the least amount of time.

What are the stopover options between Durban to East London?

Passengers leaving Durban for East London may stop mid-flight in O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport in Cape Town. In some cases, passengers will need to change airports when reaching the stopover location. Flights with two stops throughout the journey may stop at George Airport and Cape Town Airport, O.R. Tambo Airport and Cape Town Airport, or Port Elizabeth Airport and O.R. Tambo Airport. The quickest stopover flights last 3h 30m and have a single stop, while flights with additional stops take a few hours longer to reach East London.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Durban to East London?

Travellers going to East London from Durban will not need a passport or a visa to do so. The only requirement is having a valid form of identification.

Which airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl to East London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Durban King Shaka 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 Durban to East London for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durban to East London for under R1 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 711, but on average you can expect to pay R2 887.

Are there direct flights from Durban to East London for under R1 900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Durban to East London under R1 900. A good price for a direct flight from Durban to East London is less than R1 956.

How popular is this Durban to East London flight route?

Flights from Durban King Shaka Intl to East London have been viewed 3 450 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Durban to East London round-trip?

Currently priced at R1 711, FlySafair will fly you from Durban to East London and back. In addition to FlySafair, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Airlink for as low as R2 444. FlySafair is priced at 24% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

R856 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 R1 024 and R1 237, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Durban to East London?

FlySafair, Kulula and South African are the most popular airlines when flying from Durban to East London.

Alternative routes for Durban to East London

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Durban to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Durban to East London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Kulula
CheapestR1 113
AverageR2 356
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time84%
COVID-19 safety
FlySafair
CheapestR1 517
AverageR2 244
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR3 863
AverageR6 063
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Durban to East London

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Weekly flight availability from Durban to East London

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