Cheap flights from East London to Johannesburg

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

All the information you need to plan the best ELS to JNB flight in 2021: compare East London to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
ELS - ZA1
Price
R1 148 - R1 637
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 148

From East London to Johannesburg

One-way from

R1 148

One-way flight from East London to Johannesburg

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 East London to Johannesburg?

Flights from East London to Johannesburg are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from East London to Johannesburg, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R1 192 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R1 335.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from East London. Users have commonly found prices around R1 312 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R976. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Johannesburg (ELS - ZA1)?

It’s optimal to fly from East London to Johannesburg in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 9% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from East London to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ELS to JNB flights in September, October
18 Sep - 19 Sep
R1 148pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Sep - 25 Sep
R1 177pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Oct - 23 Oct
R1 192pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

East London to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from East London found for this year
18 Sep - 19 Sep
R1 148pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Sep - 25 Sep
R1 177pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Oct - 23 Oct
R1 192pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Direct flights to Johannesburg from East London

Save time with East London to Johannesburg direct flight deals
18 Dec - 28 Dec
R1 148pp
ELS
East London
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Oct - 23 Oct
R1 192pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 206pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

Last-minute flights from East London to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from East London, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 28 Sep
R1 206pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
24 Sep - 4 Oct
R1 349pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
24 Sep - 27 Sep
R1 450pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London

One-way flights to Johannesburg from East London

The cheapest one-way flights from East London to Johannesburg
5:40 - 7:10
Kulula
Direct
1h 30m
ELS - JNB
Kulula
R1 148
travelstart.co.za
5:00 - 6:30
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
ELS - JNB
British Airways
R1 206
Kiwi.com
7:00 - 5:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 50m
ELS - HLA
Multiple Airlines
R1 737
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From East London to Johannesburg

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

If you book a flight to Johannesburg from East London, you will be flying from 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 East London to Johannesburg per day from 3 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from East London to Johannesburg 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 East London to Johannesburg for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airlink for just R1 148, but on average you can expect to pay R1 608.

Are there direct flights from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from East London to Johannesburg under R1 200. A good price for a direct flight from East London to Johannesburg is less than R1 450.

Are there last-minute flights available from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from East London to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 300.

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

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

How popular is this East London to Johannesburg flight route?

This flight path from East London to Johannesburg was viewed by 26 845 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 2 flights depart from East London to Johannesburg per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from East London to Johannesburg?

Departing from East London to Johannesburg will take you 1h 30m. Airlines will cover a distance of 772 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from East London to Johannesburg from R1 148 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is FlySafair. Airlink is currently priced 12% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

R589 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from FlySafair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kulula and British Airways, with prices starting from R617 and R818, respectively.

Alternative routes for East London to Johannesburg

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

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from East London to Johannesburg.
Flight duration from ELS to Johannesburg
1h 32m
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing East London

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 3 airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from East London to Johannesburg 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
R66 R101 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
R67 R132 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R84 R179 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 East London to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from East London towards Johannesburg.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 50% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 49% 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 East London to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from East London to Johannesburg.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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