Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to East London

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The best prices from Port Elizabeth to East London are usually found in July or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to East London (ELS)

All the information you need to plan the best PLZ to ELS flight in 2022: compare Port Elizabeth to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
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R213 - R329
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Temperature
15 - 21 °C
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30 - 90 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

R4 114

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

R3 396

From Port Elizabeth to East London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Port Elizabeth to East London?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from Port Elizabeth to East London compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R4 209. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R4 736.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Port Elizabeth to East London?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to East London. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Port Elizabeth to East London (PLZ - ELS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Port Elizabeth to East London at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Port Elizabeth to East London?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to East London from Port Elizabeth average R4 267. You can even find prices in July for less than R4 267, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R2 854. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to East London from Port Elizabeth. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

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How popular is this Port Elizabeth to East London flight route?

Within the past month, 498 users have taken a look at flights from Port Elizabeth to East London.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Port Elizabeth to East London?

Before booking your flight from Port Elizabeth to East London, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Airlink, British Airways or Ellinair.

What airports serve Port Elizabeth to East London flights?

Port Elizabeth International Airport services a number of flights to East London, South Africa. The Port Elizabeth International Airport is a seven-minute drive from the town of Port Elizabeth by car or taxi. There is no public transportation available between the city and the airport. On the destination side, the East London Airport is a quick five-minute drive to the city of East London. If you are looking for other places to fly out of, you can drive three hours to the George Airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Port Elizabeth to East London?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights between Port Elizabeth and East London. Most flights that provide service between these two cities include one or two stopovers and different regions across South Africa. The typical flight times for travellers who book one-stop flights range from five hours to 24 hours, depending on the length of the layover.

What are the stopover options on flights from Port Elizabeth to East London?

MANGO, South African Airlines, and British Airways have one-stop services to East London from Port Elizabeth. The majority of available flights will have a stopover in Johannesburg at the O.R. Tambo International Airport, as it is in the direct flight path between the two cities. Port Elizabeth and East London’s airports are smaller than the airport in Johannesburg, so planes often need to stop to connect at the larger terminals. Some layovers are overnight, which can extend the length of your travel.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Port Elizabeth to East London?

South African citizens do not need a passport or a visa to fly between the two South African cities. However, if you are an international traveler, you are required to have a valid visa and a passport with two blank pages available. Visas must be valid by the time of travel and cannot expire less than six months after your scheduled time in South Africa. You can visit a South African embassy to start the visa application process, which should be done several weeks in advance of your flight.

Alternative routes for Port Elizabeth to East London

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Destination information for East London

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Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

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Top 4 airlines flying from Port Elizabeth to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Port Elizabeth to East London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Ellinair
R434 R561 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Ellinair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Airlink
R2 724 R3 361 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airlink. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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FlySafair
R3 086 R4 279 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R3 856 R7 216 No cancel fee 78%
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