Cheap flights from OR Tambo to East London

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The best prices from 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

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

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ELS flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
JNB - ELS
Price
R1 214 - R1 975

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 214

From OR Tambo to East London

One-way from

R1 287

One-way flight from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to East London?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to East London from R1 405 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R1 478 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to East London from OR Tambo. Prices for July average R1 429 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 039. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from OR Tambo 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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ELS flights in July, August
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R1 053pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R1 097pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Aug - 3 Sep
R1 185pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

OR Tambo to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from OR Tambo found for this year
6 Oct - 13 Oct
R1 010pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Sep - 9 Sep
R1 024pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R1 053pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to East London from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to East London direct flight deals
6 Oct - 13 Oct
R1 010pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Sep - 9 Sep
R1 024pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R1 053pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

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
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R1 375pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jul - 29 Jul
R1 419pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jul - 30 Jul
R1 536pp
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 OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to East London
3:20 - 4:50
Airlink
Direct
1h 30m
JNB - ELS
Airlink
R1 288
Travel2Be
3:00 - 9:20
British Airways
1 stop
6h 20m
JNB - ELS
British Airways
R1 478
8:00 - 9:40
FlySafair
1 stop
25h 40m
JNB - ELS
FlySafair
R1 654
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo 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 4 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 OR Tambo to East London for under R1 463 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from OR Tambo to East London for under R1 463. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R1 010, but on average you can expect to pay R1 463.

Are there direct flights from OR Tambo to East London for under R1 463 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from OR Tambo to East London under R1 463. A good price for a direct flight from OR Tambo to East London is less than R1 405.

Are there last-minute flights available from OR Tambo to East London for under R1 463?

There are currently 20+ open flights from OR Tambo to East London within the next 7 days for less than R1 463.

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

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday.

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 OR Tambo to East London on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from Johannesburg OR Tambo to East London per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% 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 1 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 OR Tambo to East London?

A quick flight from OR Tambo to East London can take about 1h 30m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R1 010. OR Tambo and East London are separated by a distance of 772 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from OR Tambo to East London is British Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R1 010 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are FlySafair and Airlink, starting at R1 053 and R1 170 round-trip. British Airways is priced at 29% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R512. Users have also found prices from R527 and R688 on British Airways and FlySafair, respectively.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to East London.
Flight duration
1h 31m

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing East London

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.
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.

Search South African flights

Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to East London

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards East London.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 51% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 48% 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 OR Tambo to East London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to East London.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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