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Cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to East London

PLZ — ELS
Apr 16 — Apr 231
1 adult
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The best prices from Port Elizabeth to East London are usually found in June or May, booked 64 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Port Elizabeth to East London

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to East London (ELS). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 11 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

June

Average price

R5 494

Round-trip from

R1 629
High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Port Elizabeth to East London

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.

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 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 6% on flights from Port Elizabeth to East London compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 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 425. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R5 175.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to East London from Port Elizabeth average R5 411. You can even find prices in June for less than R5 411, as users have found deals to East London from as low as R3 300. The month of December 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 68%.

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 in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

When is the best time to book a flight from Port Elizabeth to East London?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Port Elizabeth to East London. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 64 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Port Elizabeth to East London. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Port Elizabeth to East London?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Port Elizabeth to East London. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Port Elizabeth to East London flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to East London by month

Plan your trip from Port Elizabeth to East London by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Port Elizabeth to East London is currently R0 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Port Elizabeth to East London (average of R87). Flying from Port Elizabeth to East London in December is currently the most expensive (average of R121). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R1 688

February

R1 781

March

R1 856

April

R1 913

May

R1 631

June

R1 688

July

R1 856

August

R1 894

September

R1 894

October

R1 781

November

R1 744

December

R2 269

Temperature and rainfall in East London by month

Plan your trip to East London by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ELS

Temperature

15 - 21 °C

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Port Elizabeth to East London. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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.

  • What does PLZ to ELS mean?

    Great question - PLZ to ELS just means Port Elizabeth Airport to East London Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Port Elizabeth to East London that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Port Elizabeth to East London with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Port Elizabeth to East London that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Port Elizabeth to East London flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Port Elizabeth to East London?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Port Elizabeth to East London?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Port Elizabeth to East London by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Port Elizabeth to East London that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Port Elizabeth to East London?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Port Elizabeth to East London flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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