Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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

R126 - R192

PLZ

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

PLZ

Precipitation

30 - 60 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 939

From Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth

One-way from

R569

One-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.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town average R2 376. You can even find prices in August for less than R2 376, as users have found deals to Port Elizabeth from as low as R1 570. The month of December 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 24%.

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 evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 38% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to PLZ flights in January, February
Jan 19 - Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R108

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 19 - Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

23h 30m
R139

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 19 - Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

15h 55m
R185

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town found for this year
Jan 19 - Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R108

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 19 - Jan 22
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

23h 30m
R139

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Apr 15 - Apr 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 10m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R154

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Direct flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Port Elizabeth direct flight deals
Apr 15 - Apr 17
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 10m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
R154

British Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 10 - Feb 11
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 154

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 25 - Mar 2
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 185

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

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
Jan 26 - Jan 28
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 385

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 27 - Jan 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 416

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 28 - Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
PLZ

Port Elizabeth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
R1 508

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

One-way flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
Mar 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R569

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 25
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R585

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 2
CPT

Cape Town Intl

PLZ

Port Elizabeth

Nonstop

1h 20m
R631

FlySafair

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

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 10m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 4 outbound flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth offered by 4 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, British Airways, and South African. 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 R200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R154, but on average you can expect to pay R1 231.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth under R200. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is less than R1 462.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth within the next 7 days for less than R1 400.

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

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth have been viewed 17 500 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 British Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R154 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is FlySafair, starting at R339. British Airways is 93% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

Consider British Airways, FlySafair or Mango 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: FlySafair (99%), Airlink (97%), Qatar Airways( 87%).

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

On average you can expect to pay R1 282 for a flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. The cheapest flight overall is R886 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Port Elizabeth) is currently priced at R154.

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

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
FlySafair
CheapestR1 581
AverageR2 538
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR1 797
AverageR2 726
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Mango
CheapestR1 946
AverageR3 627
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR2 161
AverageR4 567
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
23%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
65%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

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
Sunday3daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday3daily flights