Cheap flights from East London to Port Elizabeth

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The best prices from East London to Port Elizabeth are usually found in July or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
East London (ELS) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

All the information you need to plan the best ELS to PLZ flight in 2022: compare East London to Port Elizabeth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Port Elizabeth.
ELS - PLZ
Price
R212 - R424
PLZ
Temperature
14 - 22 °C
PLZ
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

R3 843

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

R3 380

From East London 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 East London to Port Elizabeth?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from East London to Port Elizabeth. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Port Elizabeth.

When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Port Elizabeth (ELS - PLZ)?

It’s typically best to fly out from East London to Port Elizabeth in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 88% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Users have found that booking a flight from East London to Port Elizabeth at least 61 days early can save you up to 32% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from East London to Port Elizabeth for as little as R4 066 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R4 672 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Flights from East London to Port Elizabeth lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from East London to Port Elizabeth in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at R3 045.

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From East London to Port Elizabeth

How popular is this East London to Port Elizabeth flight route?

Flights from East London to Port Elizabeth have been viewed 436 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Consider Airlink, British Airways or Ellinair when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from East London to Port Elizabeth.

What airports serve East London to Port Elizabeth flights?

East London Airport will offer the origination point for travellers going to Port Elizabeth from East London, South Africa. This is a small, public airport that has two paved runways. The airport had over 675,000 passengers in 2016 and offers flights to Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town. After making the flight to Port Elizabeth, passengers will disembark at Port Elizabeth International Airport. It is located under four kilometres from the central business district and served more than 1.6 million passengers in 2017. This airport offers flights by airlines like Mango, South African Airways, and British Airways.

Which airlines fly directly from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Unfortunately, there currently are no direct, nonstop flights going to Port Elizabeth from East London. Travellers will instead need to choose a stopover flight that touches down at least once before reaching Port Elizabeth. The airlines offering these flights include South African Airways, FlySafair, and Hahn Air Services, just to name a few. The flights that include only one stop are typically quicker and less expensive than flights that stop down twice or more. The quickest flights out of East London will reach the destination in about 4h 20, while the longest flights may take 12h 50m or even more.

What are the stopover options between East London to Port Elizabeth?

Travellers who are taking a flight with a single stop are often going to touch down in O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg but may instead make a stop at Cape Town International Airport, depending on the airline and time of the flight. The flights with additional stops will often touch down at both of these airports before going on to Port Elizabeth Airport. Whether choosing one or two stops, there are many flights available on a daily basis. Passengers can take a flight in the morning, afternoon, or evening, depending on their preferences.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from East London, South Africa to Port Elizabeth?

Passengers going to Port Elizabeth from East London will not need to bring along a passport or a visa. Instead, travellers need only bring along a valid form of ID.

Alternative routes for East London to Port Elizabeth

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Destination information for Port Elizabeth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from East London 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 East London

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Top 4 airlines flying from East London to Port Elizabeth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from East London to Port Elizabeth choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Ellinair
R363 R506 No cancel fee N/A

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Airlink
R2 748 R3 293 No cancel fee N/A

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FlySafair
R3 043 R4 216 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R5 423 R7 433 No cancel fee 78%
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