R1 148 - R2 252
|Most popular in||December||High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||R1 575||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||R1 148||From Johannesburg to East London|
East London is the gateway to the Eastern Cape – a landscape of wild cliffs, sand hills and the whale-friendly waters of the Indian Ocean.
But before diving into the countryside, it’s well worth having a quick poke around the city. Crumbling Victorian houses and time warp museums pop up downtown. Then there’s the sandy coast. Greenery comes in the shape of East London Coast Nature Reserve, which gives a taster of the rugged scenery that lies beyond.
Best of all, travelling from Johannesburg to East London is easy. Around 7 short direct flights jet off every day.
Direct Johannesburg to East London flights are nice and short – around 1 hour 25 minutes long. Flights with stops can last up to 14 hours.
South African, kulula.com and Safair all offer direct flights between Johannesburg and East London.
Direct flights depart up to 7 times a day. Over 40 flights offer routes with a stopover, but they’re often pretty expensive.
Book a direct flight from Johannesburg to East London, and you’ll probably leave from O. R. Tambo International Airport. You can also fly from Lanseria International Airport, just north-west of Johannesburg.
The cheapest flights from Johannesburg to East London are the direct flights from O.R. Tambo International Airport. For the best deals, watch out for the early morning or mid-afternoon flights.
Book a cheap flight from Johannesburg to East London, and you’ll be among the beaches, nature reserves and seaside towns of the Eastern Cape in no time. The city is best used as a springboard to the Wild Coast, where the jagged coastline and ancient forests are a Mecca for hikers.
Alternatively, wind your way along the Sunshine Coast, which gets the most sunshine in South Africa – an average of 6 hours a day. The great weather and mild sea temperatures make it one of the best surf spots on the planet.
Use our smart search engine to find a choice of cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London.
On average 51 flights depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures
A direct flight takes up to 2 hours, covering a distance of 480 kilometres.