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Cheap flights from East London to Port Elizabeth

ELS — PLZ
Feb 26 — Mar 41
1 adult
Mon 26/2
Mon 4/3

The best prices from East London to Port Elizabeth are usually found in May or June, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from East London to Port Elizabeth

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from East London (ELS) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 22 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

R5 271

Round-trip from

R28 766
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From East London to Port Elizabeth

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

Saturday 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.

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 43 days early can save you up to 13% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 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 742 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 912 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 December. Prices are generally better when you fly from East London to Port Elizabeth in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R3 778.

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 at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

When is the best time to book a flight from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from East London to Port Elizabeth. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from East London to Port Elizabeth, you should look to book at least 42 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Port Elizabeth?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from East London to Port Elizabeth. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their East London to Port Elizabeth flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Port Elizabeth by month

Plan your trip from East London to Port Elizabeth by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from East London to Port Elizabeth is currently R0 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from East London to Port Elizabeth (average of R81). Flying from East London to Port Elizabeth in April is currently the most expensive (average of R135). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R1 530

February

R1 927

March

R2 267

April

R2 550

May

R1 927

June

R1 889

July

R2 248

August

R2 078

September

R2 116

October

R1 870

November

R1 946

December

R2 380

Temperature and rainfall in Port Elizabeth by month

Plan your trip to Port Elizabeth by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

PLZ

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from East London to Port Elizabeth. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

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.

What does ELS to PLZ mean?

ELS and PLZ are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. ELS to PLZ refers to a flight route from East London Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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FlySafairCheapestR3 740AverageR5 013FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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AirlinkCheapestR4 139AverageR4 966FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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