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

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Durban (DUR) to East London (ELS)

All the information you need to plan the best DUR to ELS flight in 2021: 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 498

From Durban King Shaka Intl to East London

One-way from

R1 483

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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.

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 173 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R1 322. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

Cheap flights from Durban to East London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DUR to ELS flights in October, November
21 Oct - 28 Oct
R1 821pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Nov - 21 Nov
R1 836pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Nov - 21 Nov
R1 850pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Durban King Shaka Intl to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Durban found for this year
23 Dec - 6 Jan
R1 703pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
21 Oct - 28 Oct
R1 821pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Nov - 21 Nov
R1 836pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Direct flights to East London from Durban

Save time with Durban to East London direct flight deals
23 Dec - 6 Jan
R1 703pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
14 Nov - 21 Nov
R1 836pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
19 Nov - 21 Nov
R1 850pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

Last-minute flights from Durban to East London

Late deals on return flights to East London from Durban, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 28 Oct
R1 821pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
21 Oct - 28 Oct
R2 438pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
R2 496pp
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
FlySafair
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl

One-way flights to East London from Durban

The cheapest one-way flights from Durban to East London
14:00 - 3:50
Airlink
1 stop
13h 50m
DUR - ELS
Airlink
R1 483
travelstart.co.za
3:15 - 9:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
6h 40m
DUR - ELS
Multiple Airlines
R3 921
Travelgenio
14:30 - 9:45
FlySafair
2 stops
19h 15m
DUR - ELS
FlySafair
R3 994
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Durban to East London

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 703, but on average you can expect to pay R3 833.

Are there direct flights from Durban to East London for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Durban to East London under R1 800. A good price for a direct flight from Durban to East London is less than R1 792.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durban to East London for under R1 900?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Durban to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 900.

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 return?

Currently priced at R1 703, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from Airlink and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R2 541 and R7 284, respectively. FlySafair is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from Durban to East London?

While on average a flight from Durban to East London is generally R1 539, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R923. When looking at the most popular route, (Durban King Shaka Intl - East London), you can expect to pay R1 806 for that flight.

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.

Alternative routes for Durban 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 Durban to East London.
Flight duration from DUR to ELS
1h 15m

Airports servicing Durban

Airports servicing East London

Top 3 airlines flying from Durban King Shaka Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kulula
R1 070 R2 265 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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FlySafair
R1 458 R2 157 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R3 713 R5 828 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 Durban to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durban towards East London.
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Weekly flight availability
from Durban to East London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durban to East London.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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