Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London are usually found in July or February, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from OR Tambo to East London

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

JNB - ELS

Price

R83 - R135

ELS

Temperature

15 - 21 °C

ELS

Precipitation

30 - 90 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Average price

R1 329

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R1 268

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 22% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R1 467, or R1 543 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to East London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport average R1 492. You can even find prices in July for less than R1 492, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R1 085. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to East London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 58% on airfare.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to East London in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JNB to ELS flights in January, February
Feb 15 - Feb 21
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 131

FlySafair

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R1 146

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 26 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 161

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

OR Tambo to East London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from OR Tambo found for this year
Jan 25 - Jan 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 008

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Jul 21 - Jul 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 024

British Airways

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Deal found 1/24/22

Jan 25 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 085

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Direct flights to East London from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to East London direct flight deals
Jul 21 - Jul 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 024

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 15 - Feb 21
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 131

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R1 146

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to East London

Late deals on return flights to East London from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
Feb 3 - Mar 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 35m
R1 176

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Jan 31 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 222

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 5 - Feb 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
ELS

East London

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 30m
R1 253

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

One-way flights to East London from OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to East London
Feb 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 30m
R474

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
R550

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ELS

East London

Nonstop

1h 35m
R565

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to East London from Johannesburg OR Tambo, you will be flying to East London, which is the city’s only airport. East London (ELS) is located 8,3 km from the centre of East London. There are 6 flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London per day from 3 different airlines.

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 OR Tambo Airport to East London for under R1 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London for under R1 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 024, but on average you can expect to pay R1 314.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London for under R1 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London under R1 100. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London is less than R1 314.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London for under R1 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 200.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London flight route?

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

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

6 flight departures from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 83% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London?

A quick flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London can take about 1h 30m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R1 024. Airlines will cover a distance of 772 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London round-trip?

According to our current data, British Airways (R1 024), FlySafair (R1 131), and Airlink (R1 558) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London. Users have found that British Airways is 31% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London?

When booking a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London, you may want to consider flying on FlySafair, Kulula or South African as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London?

Before booking your flight to East London from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Airlink (99%), FlySafair (99%), Qatar Airways( 96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R816. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - East London) can be booked for R1 024 on average our data indicates R1 736 when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to East London.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo to East London

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

Top 3 airlines flying from OR Tambo to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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 028
AverageR1 475
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time84%
COVID-19 safety
FlySafair
CheapestR1 056
AverageR1 709
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR1 710
AverageR3 001
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo to East London
18%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
48%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from OR Tambo to East London

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to East London
Sunday3daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday7daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday7daily flights
Saturday5daily flights