Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to PLZ flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Port Elizabeth.
CPT - PLZ
Price
R1 716 - R2 615
PLZ
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
PLZ
Rainfall
37 - 75 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 716

From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

One-way from

R1 757

One-way flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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 Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 14% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 008.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (CPT - PLZ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 38% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CPT to PLZ flights in June, July
28 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 267pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Jul - 14 Jul
R1 308pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Jun - 29 Jun
R1 321pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town found for this year
8 Sep - 13 Sep
R1 240pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 267pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Oct - 11 Oct
R1 280pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Port Elizabeth direct flight deals
8 Sep - 13 Sep
R1 240pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 267pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Oct - 11 Oct
R1 280pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Late deals on return flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town, departing today and this week
18 Jun - 25 Jun
R1 553pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Jun - 17 Jun
R1 621pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
19 Jun - 20 Aug
R1 907pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
2:15 - 13:50
British Airways
1 stop
11h 35m
CPT - PLZ
British Airways
R1 758
2:20 - 11:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
9h 15m
CPT - PLZ
Multiple Airlines
R2 398
Gotogate
12:45 - 11:00
FlySafair
2 stops
22h 15m
CPT - PLZ
FlySafair
R2 412
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

What airports do I use to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

To fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, you need to book a flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ). Nonstop flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town Intl take 1h 10m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 3 outbound flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth offered by 4 different airlines.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth to control the spread of COVID-19?

FlySafair is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are FlySafair, British Airways, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 362 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth under R1 362. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is less than R1 458.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R2 724?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth within the next 7 days for less than R2 724.

What days are direct flights available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth have been viewed 17 500 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth on average per day?

Per day, 4 flights depart from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 25% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Port Elizabeth?

In Cape Town, there will be greater rainfall in Cape Town compared to Port Elizabeth over the next 16 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Port Elizabeth?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in February. 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 Port Elizabeth is generally colder than in Cape Town.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth one-way?

R641 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on FlySafair and Airlink, with prices starting from R722 and R1 417, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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

Destination information for Port Elizabeth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.
Average temperature for June in Port Elizabeth
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Port Elizabeth
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 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
FlySafair
R103 R165 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
R117 R177 No cancel fee 70%
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Mango
R126 R236 No cancel fee N/A

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

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South African
R140 R297 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 Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Port Elizabeth.
Morning 6 AM to midday 70% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 8% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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