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Flights to Port Elizabeth in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceR1 590Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip fromR1 130From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
One-way fromR149One-way flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PLZ flights for October, November
10 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 040pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 249pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Port Elizabeth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth found for this year
10 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 040pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 249pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Port Elizabeth

Late deals on return flights to Port Elizabeth, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R1 650pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 23 Oct
R1 739pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 28 Oct
R1 754pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Port Elizabeth flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Port Elizabeth found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R1 546
February
R1 680
March
R1 813
April
R1 873
May
R1 561
June
R1 605
July
R1 813
August
R1 769
September
R1 635
October
R1 650
November
R1 739
December
R1 754
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Port Elizabeth. Flying to Port Elizabeth in April will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Port Elizabeth Airport?

Average Port Elizabeth flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - PLZ
Price
R1 549 - R2 954
PLZ
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
PLZ
Precipitation
37 - 75 mm

Peak Season 

Summer is the season of choice for both international and local visitors. In Port Elizabeth (PE), the months of November to February present warm conditions ranging from 22°C to 26°C. The Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival which takes place in April is another crowd-pulling event. Its coastline is abuzz with beachgoers and outdoor enthusiasts during this time. Therefore although getting cheap flights to Port Elizabeth during this season may be a challenge, it is possible with some conscientious planning. 

Off Season 

Flights to Port Elizabeth at cheaper rates will be easier to acquire during the off-peak season, which stretches from May through to August, during which temperatures can range from as low as 9°C to as high as 22°C. Fairly moderate rainfall during this period still allows for sightseeing. Attractions like Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum are waiting to be explored all year round.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Port Elizabeth, you should look to book at least 1 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Elizabeth?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Port Elizabeth. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Port Elizabeth?

Port Elizabeth flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

When is the best time to book your flights to Port Elizabeth?

The best time to book cheap flights to Port Elizabeth is between June and September. These months are also ideal for visitors who prefer a quieter experience rather than being immersed in beach-going crowds. Weather conditions during October (just outside of the peak season) can reach up to 21°C. Likewise late April to early May provides a window of opportunity to book flight tickets at great rates.

How long is the flight to Port Elizabeth?

Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth: 1 hr 40 mins 

Flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: 1 hr 20 mins 

Flights from Durban to Port Elizabeth: 1 hr 20 mins 

Flights from East London to Port Elizabeth: 0 hr 45 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Port Elizabeth?

The major airlines serving flights to Port Elizabeth are British Airways, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Safair, Mango and Kulula. Conveniently, a number of these airlines operate in conjunction with each other so feel free to compare flights to Port Elizabeth using our search filters.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Visitors who take cheap flights to Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) have a number of options when it comes to travelling from the airport to the city centre. A number of reliable car hiring services will provide visitors with a convenient level of mobility, although international travellers may feel more comfortable with using the metered taxi services that surround the airport. Most hotels in PE also provide pre-arranged airport shuttles for their patrons.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Port Elizabeth?

Most people fly into Port Elizabeth (PLZ) if they book a flight to Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth is conveniently located just 2,8 km from Port Elizabeth’s city centre.

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