Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to East London (ELS)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ELS flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
ZA1 - ELS
Price
R1 192 - R1 938

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 192

From Johannesburg to East London

One-way from

R746

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to East London?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Johannesburg to East London. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to East London.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 3% by booking at least 14 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to East London within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 378.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to East London from Johannesburg average R1 402. You can even find prices in July for less than R1 402, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R1 019. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to East London from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to East London (ZA1 - ELS)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 58% on flights from Johannesburg to East London by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ELS flights in September, October
18 Sep - 19 Sep
R876pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 29 Sep
R1 163pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R1 206pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Johannesburg found for this year
18 Sep - 19 Sep
R876pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kulula
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Sep - 18 Sep
R1 077pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Sep - 18 Sep
R1 105pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to East London from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to East London direct flight deals
29 Nov - 6 Dec
R1 148pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 29 Sep
R1 163pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R1 206pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to East London

Late deals on return flights to East London from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 464pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Sep - 3 Oct
R1 651pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Sep - 26 Sep
R1 751pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Kulula
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to East London from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to East London
3:30 - 5:00
Kulula
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
Kulula
R746
Trip.com
3:00 - 4:30
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
British Airways
R1 220
Kiwi.com
3:20 - 4:50
Airlink
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
Airlink
R1 694
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to East London

What airport do you fly into for flights to East London from Johannesburg?

Most people fly into East London (ELS) if they book a flight to East London from Johannesburg. On average, East London has 6 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 3 airlines. East London is conveniently located just 8,3 km from East London’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to East London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Kulula, FlySafair, and South African flying from Johannesburg to East London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airlink for just R1 148, but on average you can expect to pay R1 407.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to East London under R1 200. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to East London is less than R1 407.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 500.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to East London?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to East London flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to East London have been viewed 36 505 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Johannesburg to East London on average per day?

Travellers can expect 2 flights from Johannesburg to East London on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to East London?

Departing from Johannesburg to East London will take you 1h 30m. Johannesburg and East London are separated by a distance of 772 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to East London is Airlink. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R1 148 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is FlySafair, starting at R1 163. These flights start at 18% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with FlySafair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R560. Airlink flights start at R675 while deals on Kulula start at R703 one-way.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to East London.
Flight duration from Johannesburg to ELS
1h 32m

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing East London

Top 3 airlines flying from Johannesburg to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
R67 R106 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
R69 R124 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R112 R196 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 Johannesburg to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards East London.
Morning 6 AM to midday 66% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 34% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to East London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to East London.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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