Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to PLZ flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Port Elizabeth.
ZA1 - PLZ
Price
R102 - R154
PLZ
Temperature
14 - 22 °C
PLZ
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R1 516

From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

One-way from

R832

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Johannesburg 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Port Elizabeth. Flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg in July are about R1 722 on average during July, but can be found for as low as R1 100.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (ZA1 - PLZ)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 44% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to PLZ flights in October, November
10 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 040pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 249pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg found for this year
10 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 040pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 249pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth direct flight deals
10 Nov - 30 Nov
R1 040pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 17 Nov
R1 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Feb - 26 Feb
R1 219pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

Late deals on return flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R1 650pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 23 Oct
R1 739pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 28 Oct
R1 754pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
FlySafair
Direct
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Port Elizabeth
FlySafair
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
11:35 - 13:10
Airlink
Direct
1h 35m
JNB - PLZ
Airlink
R832
flugladen.de
11:15 - 12:55
British Airways
Direct
1h 40m
JNB - PLZ
British Airways
2:15 - 4:00
FlySafair
Direct
1h 45m
JNB - PLZ
FlySafair
R1 026
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Port Elizabeth</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

What airport do you fly into for flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg?

For a flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, you will be flying into Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth (PLZ) is just 2,8 km from the centre vof the city. Port Elizabeth is the only Port Elizabeth airport and it handles 8 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. 4 airlines have flights to Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Mango, British Airways, and FlySafair are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Mango with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth for under R1 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth for under R1 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FlySafair for just R1 040, but on average you can expect to pay R1 397.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth for under R1 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth under R1 100. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth is less than R1 382.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth for under R1 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth within the next 7 days for less than R1 700.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth have been viewed 61 661 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth on average per day?

3 flight departures from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

There are many flights that can get you from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth in 1h 35m. Fly via FlySafair or Airlink to get the fastest option. There are 912 km between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Flying on FlySafair is currently your cheapest option to Port Elizabeth, with prices starting at R1 040. Another option worth looking into is Airlink, starting at R1 427 return. FlySafair is priced at 39% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R476 on FlySafair. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Airlink from R743 and British Airways from R936 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth on time: FlySafair (100%), Airlink (95%), Qatar Airways (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth is R630. On average you can expect to pay R1 273. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Port Elizabeth), can usually be booked for R1 130.

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

British Airways, FlySafair and Mango are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth.

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth flights take an average of 1 hour 43 minutes, and the distance is around 560 miles.

Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth?

South African Airways and British Airways are the two flag-carrying airlines that operate on this route. You can also find a cheap flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth with budget airlines like Safair and Mango Airlines. If you’re wondering who to fly with, compare all your options using the Cheapflights search tool. That way you can find the cheapest tickets and best available times for your journey.

How frequent are flights between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth?

There are around nine flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth per day, so you’ve got a selection of flights to choose from.

Which airports serve Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth?

Your Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth flight will leave from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). You’ll arrive at Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), which is really close to the city centre.

Which direct flight route between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth is cheapest?

There’s a single direct flight route from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, so the best way to find cheap tickets is to use the search tool at the top of this page. If you can be flexible with dates, you’ll have the best chance of finding the cheapest deals. Add filters to find the journey that suits your budget.

What is there to do in Port Elizabeth?

Port Elizabeth is smaller and quieter than Johannesburg, and it’s known as ‘the friendly city’, which should give you a good feel for the place. Book flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth and you’re guaranteed a warm welcome not just from the locals, but also from the weather – especially if you arrive in January, AKA the hottest month. Head straight for a beach on Algoa Bay, get to know the local wildlife at the Donkin Reserve, then soak up some culture at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. If you want to head out a bit further, the award-winning Shamwari Game Reserve is within daytripping distance, so you can set off on a safari adventure. Want to book cheap flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth? Use the Search Flights function above to start comparing the best deals.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth.
Flight duration from Johannesburg to PLZ
1h 40m
Average temperature for October in Port Elizabeth
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Port Elizabeth
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
British Airways
R805 R1 855 No cancel fee 70%
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Mango
R875 R1 833 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R924 R3 281 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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FlySafair
R1 062 R2 384 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Port Elizabeth.
Morning 6 AM to midday 43% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 43% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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