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 809 - R2 756
PLZ
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
PLZ
Precipitation
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 809

From Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth

One-way from

R1 550

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl 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?

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 217. You can even find prices in August for less than R2 217, as users have found deals to Port Elizabeth from as low as R1 464. 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to PLZ flights in September, October
8 Oct - 13 Oct
R1 651pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Oct - 13 Oct
R1 766pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Oct - 17 Oct
R1 780pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town found for this year
27 Nov - 10 Dec
R1 608pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
R1 622pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
R1 637pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Port Elizabeth direct flight deals
27 Nov - 10 Dec
R1 608pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
British Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
R1 622pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
R1 637pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
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
21 Sep - 23 Sep
R2 038pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 27 Sep
R2 369pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Sep - 23 Sep
R2 584pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
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
5:20 - 4:05
Airlink
1 stop
22h 45m
CPT - PLZ
Airlink
R1 550
mytrip.com
2:00 - 4:00
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 00m
CPT - PLZ
Multiple Airlines
R1 637
Gotogate
5:45 - 6:55
British Airways
Direct
1h 10m
CPT - PLZ
British Airways
R1 866
Kiwi.com

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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 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 R1 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R1 608, but on average you can expect to pay R1 881.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R1 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth under R1 700. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is less than R1 881.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for under R2 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth within the next 7 days for less than R2 100.

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

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Port Elizabeth was viewed by 17 500 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth return?

Currently priced at R1 622, FlySafair will fly you from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and back. In addition to FlySafair, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on British Airways for as low as R1 780. FlySafair is priced at 26% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with FlySafair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R589. British Airways flights start at R890 while deals on Airlink start at R1 421 one-way.

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.
Flight duration from CPT to PLZ
1h 19m
Average temperature for September in Port Elizabeth
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Port Elizabeth
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl 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
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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 63% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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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.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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