Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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Aug 16 — Aug 231
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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth are usually found in January or August, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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 2022: compare Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Port Elizabeth.

CPT - PLZ

Price

R146 - R187

PLZ

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

PLZ

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Round-trip fromR2 393From Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth
One-way fromR2 262One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth from R2 770 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R3 130 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town average R2 625. You can even find prices in January for less than R2 625, as users have found deals to Port Elizabeth from as low as R1 754. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 27% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to PLZ flights in August, September
Aug 11 - Aug 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 754

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 770

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 11 - Aug 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 835

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town found for this year
Aug 11 - Aug 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 754

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 770

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 11 - Aug 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 835

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap FlySafair flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 770

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 20 - Aug 27
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 885

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 20 - Aug 20
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 917

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is FlySafair. Flights on this route from FlySafair typically cost R176,61 RT, a price that is 1005% cheaper than the average Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flight. The cheapest flight found was R107 RT. When travelling from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth on FlySafair, the most popular airport to depart from is Cape Town Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Port Elizabeth Airport. When flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, FlySafair flights are 100% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Airlink flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Feb 5 - Feb 21
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 10m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R2 770

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Aug 25 - Sep 8
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 10m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R2 950

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 29 - Sep 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 10m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R3 163

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

  • Airlink is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Flights on this route from Airlink typically cost R137,95 RT, a price that is 2007% cheaper than the average Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flight. The cheapest flight found was R92 RT. The most popular departure airport in Cape Town when flying to Port Elizabeth is Cape Town Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Port Elizabeth is Port Elizabeth Airport. When flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, Airlink flights are 76% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Port Elizabeth direct flight deals
Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 770

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 950

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 24 - Aug 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 967

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

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
Aug 20 - Aug 27
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 885

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 20 - Aug 20
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 917

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 19 - Aug 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R2 016

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
Aug 16
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R803

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R852

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 18
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R885

FlySafair

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flights.

What airports serve Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flights?

Travellers who are going to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town will leave through Cape Town International Airport. This airport is a hub for Mango, FlySafair, and South African Express. It offers direct flights to Durban and Johannesburg as well as smaller airports in South Africa. There are also direct flights to Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. When reaching Port Elizabeth, travellers will leave through Port Elizabeth International Airport. It is located two miles from the business district of the city. It offers flights into O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein Airport, and Durban Airport along with several others.

Which airlines fly directly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Those who are interested in the least expensive flights will find they are often direct, nonstop flights. These are also the flights that get you from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in the least amount of time. Some of the airlines offering direct flights include British Airways, Safair, and South African Airways. The quickest flights can reach Port Elizabeth in around 1h 10m, while others will come in a few minutes later. The fastest flights are often from Kulula and British Airways while flights from Safair tend to be the most inexpensive.

What are the stopover options between Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Travellers who are interested in quick stopover flights may want to choose a flight that touches down in a single location. Often the stops are located in O.R. Tambo International Airport, Lanseria Airport, or King Shaka International Airport. Flights can range from around 3h 55m in duration all the way up to 11h 00m. There are also flights with two stops before reaching Port Elizabeth which may stop down in King Shaka Airport and Lanseria Airport or East London Airport and O.R. Tambo Airport. The fastest flights reach the destination in 6h 30m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

There is no need to have a visa or a passport to travel from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Travellers will only need a form of valid identification.

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 20m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 5 outbound flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth offered by 6 different airlines.

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, Airlink, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 770, but on average you can expect to pay R2 212.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth under R1 800. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is less than R2 212.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth within the next 7 days for less than R1 900.

How popular is this Cape Town to Port Elizabeth flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth have been viewed 19 059 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is FlySafair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R1 770 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Airlink, starting at R2 770. FlySafair is 32% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is FlySafair, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R803. However, be on the lookout for offers from Airlink and Hahn Air Systems, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Consider Airlink, British Airways or China Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

Before booking your flight to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Emirates (100%), Airlink (99%), United Airlines( 98%).

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

On average you can expect to pay R1 797 for a flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. The cheapest flight overall is R911 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Port Elizabeth) is currently priced at R1 754.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

There are a couple of airlines you can travel with that have eco-friendly flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Sustainable travel is best done by taking flights with FlySafair, Airlink and British Airways. If you choose to fly with FlySafair, you'll be flying with a company that uses narrow planes, which for aerodynamic reasons, saves fuel. These planes also have more seating capacity. FlySafair is also very set on saving water and they try to use the least amount of water on their flights. Flying with Airlink is another great option as they currently have a three-year plan to reduce their carbon emissions and they also follow a carbon emission charter. British Airways, who recently flew a flight with only recycled fuel, is one of the most eco-friendly airlines.

How to fly more sustainably from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

There are a couple of great ways to fly in an eco-friendly way. One such option is by flying in Economy Class. as it saves space on the plane and allows for more seats on the flight. Another thing you can do is to take a direct flight to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town. Some flights travel to Johannesburg first, but try to take a direct flight to be more eco-friendly. Packing a lighter bag is also a great thing to do because this makes the plane lighter and therefore makes the plane use less fuel. If you fly with airlines that are overall more eco-friendly, this can be very beneficial for both you and the planet. For sustainable travel, choose to fly with Airlink, FlySafair or British Airways.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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Top 5 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British AirwaysCheapestR1 342AverageR2 208FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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FlySafairCheapestR1 508AverageR2 261FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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AirlinkCheapestR1 754AverageR2 894FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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MangoCheapestR2 072AverageR3 862FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hahn Air SystemsCheapestR3 506AverageR4 134FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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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 to Port Elizabeth
36%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
22%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday4daily flights