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.
JNB - ELS
Price
R1 131 - R1 839

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 131

From Johannesburg to East London

One-way from

R545

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?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 22%.

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

To save up to 3% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 14 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg to East London from R1 308 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R1 376 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to East London from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R1 330 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R967. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to East London in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 58% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London in June, July 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ELS flights in June, July
10 Jun - 30 Jun
R967pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Jul - 12 Jul
R981pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 24 Jul
R994pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Johannesburg found for this year
10 Jun - 30 Jun
R967pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Jul - 12 Jul
R981pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 24 Jul
R994pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to East London from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to East London direct flight deals
23 Jun - 30 Jun
R967pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Jul - 12 Jul
R981pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 24 Jul
R994pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
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
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R1 199pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Jun - 25 Jun
R1 376pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 512pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to East London from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to East London
3:20 - 4:50
Airlink
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
Airlink
R545
mytrip.com
11:15 - 12:45
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
British Airways
R872
Kiwi.com
3:55 - 5:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 55m
JNB - ELS
Multiple Airlines
R1 622
Gotogate

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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 airports do I use to fly from Johannesburg to East London?

East London is the airport most travellers will use when flying to East London from Johannesburg OR Tambo. Booking flights from OR Tambo (JNB) to East London (ELS) should be relatively easy as there are 6 daily flights to East London from 3 different airlines. 1h 30m is how long a flight from Johannesburg to East London will take if you book a nonstop flight.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. FlySafair is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Kulula, FlySafair, and South African are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Kulula with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to East London for under R1 362. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R967, but on average you can expect to pay R1 117.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to East London under R1 362. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to East London is less than R1 131.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from Johannesburg to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 362.

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

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 36 505 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London.

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

On average 2 flights depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or East London?

The rainfall in Johannesburg is generally more than the rainfall in East London. This will continue over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than East London?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 27 °C range in January. The weather in East London is generally hotter than Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to East London?

For as low as R981, British Airways can have you in East London from Johannesburg in 1h 30m. Johannesburg and East London are separated by a distance of 772 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to East London from R968 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from R981, and Airlink, from R1 131. Users have found that FlySafair is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R409 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Airlink from R545 and FlySafair from R573 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
1h 31m

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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 R97 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 R112 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 62% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 37% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
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
6 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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