Cheap flights from East London to Johannesburg

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The best prices from East London to Johannesburg are usually found in October or February, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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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 - JNB
Price
R1 090 - R1 553
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
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 090

From East London to Johannesburg

One-way from

R545

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?

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

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 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R1 594 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R1 635.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from East London in May are about R1 585 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R1 185.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from East London to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from East London to Johannesburg in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ELS to JNB flights in June, July
11 Jun - 13 Jun
R967pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
10 Jun - 11 Jun
R1 008pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
17 Jun - 24 Jun
R1 022pp
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London

East London to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from East London found for this year
9 Jun - 10 Jun
R967pp
ELS
East London
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
ELS
East London
20 Sep - 27 Sep
R994pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
ELS
East London
10 Jun - 11 Jun
R1 008pp
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
20 Sep - 27 Sep
R994pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
ELS
East London
17 Jun - 24 Jun
R1 022pp
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
24 Jul - 31 Jul
R1 035pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
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
17 Jun - 24 Jun
R1 022pp
ELS
East London
British Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
16 Jun - 21 Jun
R1 090pp
ELS
East London
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Direct
ELS
East London
18 Jun - 20 Jun
R1 185pp
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
5:20 - 6:55
Airlink
Direct
1h 35m
ELS - JNB
Airlink
R545
mytrip.com
13:30 - 15:00
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
ELS - JNB
British Airways
R559
KupiBilet
10:55 - 15:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 45m
ELS - JNB
Multiple Airlines
R2 207
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 airports do I use to fly from East London to Johannesburg?

You will need to book a flight from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo if you want to fly from East London to Johannesburg. At least 3 different airlines have flights from East London (ELS) to OR Tambo (JNB) on a regular basis. There are 7 flights to Johannesburg from the East London airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from ELS to JNB to be around 1h 30m.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on FlySafair to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Kulula, FlySafair, and South African flying from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 362. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R994, but on average you can expect to pay R1 498.

Are there direct flights from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from East London to Johannesburg under R1 362. A good price for a direct flight from East London to Johannesburg is less than R1 185.

Are there last-minute flights available from East London to Johannesburg for under R1 362?

There are currently 18+ open flights from East London to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R1 362.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 26 845 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travellers can expect 2 flights from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in East London or Johannesburg?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in East London is typically greater than that of Johannesburg. We can gather that this will continue over the next 6 days.

Is East London weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Expect the weather to be around 27 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Johannesburg is generally colder than in East London.

How long does is the flight from East London to Johannesburg?

For as low as R1 022, British Airways can have you in Johannesburg from East London in 1h 30m. Airlines will cover a distance of 772 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from East London to Johannesburg is British Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R1 022 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are FlySafair and Airlink, starting at R1 172 and R1 240 round-trip. British Airways is currently priced 17% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R423. Users have also found prices from R505 and R545 on British Airways and FlySafair, 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
1h 31m
Average temperature for June in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Johannesburg
12.0 mm

Airports servicing East London

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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 R88 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 R96 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.

Search South African flights

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 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 East London to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from East London to Johannesburg.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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