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Cheap Flights from East London to Johannesburg 



Book a Cheap Flight From East London to Johannesburg (Joburg)

Are you planning a trip to Johannesburg and looking for the cheapest East London to Johannesburg flights? Well, you’re in luck! Finding and booking the best flight couldn’t be easier with our simple booking system. You’ll have your pick from plenty of flight options from the top low-cost airlines in South Africa.

From local favourites like Kulula and Mango Airlines to South African Airways, Safair and SA Express, you’ll find only the best deals and top-notch service when booking with us. Check out everything you need to know about flights from East London to Johannesburg and what to expect when you reach your final destination.


Why Visit Johannesburg?

Jozi, the affectionate local name for Johannesburg, is the biggest city in South Africa and a vibrant metropolis that embodies the Rainbow Nation culture. The food, culture and local art scene is incredible, the diversity is astounding, and the history is shocking. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Johannesburg.

It’s also a massive business hub, so you may find yourself shooting off to JHB on a business trip. Why not take some time to enjoy some sights and attractions? Here are some things to look forward to on your trip.


Vibrant City Life

Joburg is a shopping mecca and a foodie paradise with an impressive nightlife scene, too. It offers all the spoils of city living with a distinctly South African flavour. Head over to Nelson Mandela square for eclectic African fine dining or the dynamic Braamfontein area for local theatre production, art shows, and markets.


Cultural Attractions

Johannesburg is home to some of the best historical and cultural attractions in South Africa. Here you can learn about the not-so-distant past at the Apartheid Museum, visit Consitution Hill, or take a cultural tour through Soweto.


Nearby Attractions

Besides all of the incredible attractions in Johannesburg, it’s also perfectly located to explore nearby South African gems. Within one hour’s drive from JHB, you can be gazing at elephants from a safari vehicle in a National Park, or discovering pre-human history at The Cradle of Humankind.

Cheap Flights to Johannesburg from East London

How much are flights from East London to Johannesburg?


Route Departure Date Airline Logo Price
FlySafair Flights From East London To Johannesburg 30 Jun R384
Prices based on live searches up till 17 May 05:00 and are subject to change.


Why You Should Find Flights from East London to JHB

We make it easy for you to find flights from Johannesburg to East London and vice versa. In fact, whichever domestic route you desire, we’re here to help you find the best deals.

You can search for the best flights, compare prices, and book your tickets online in just a couple of simple steps. There’s no need to get in touch with travel agents, phone airlines, or even get up from your couch!


The Flight From East London Airport to Johannesburg

Your flight from East London to Johannesburg will depart from East London Airport, officially renamed King Phalo Airport in February 2021. At present your only arrival option from East London is OR Thambo International.

The average flight time from East London to Joburg is 1h35, although this may fluctuate slightly according to weather conditions and different airlines.

The domestic airlines that service this route are committed to customer satisfaction and providing excellent service. You can rest assured that you will be comfortable on your short journey. If you’re feeling peckish or bored, all carriers offer onboard snacks and refreshments as well as inflight entertainment options.


When is the Best Time to Visit Johannesburg

Johannesburg is an exciting destination the entire year around. The winter days are sunny and fresh, and the summers are dry. However, if you want to avoid the tourist crowds and inflated prices, then from March to May, and September to November, are the best times to visit.

The weather during these times is temperate, the prices are lower, and the attractions less crowded.

If you’re hoping to squeeze in a safari getaway when you’re in Johannesburg, then the colder months (May to August) are the best. The cold and dry weather creates the ideal conditions for wildlife sightings.


Top Things to See and Do in Johannesburg

On your visit to Johannesburg, you want to ensure that you stop by all the famous spots, sights and attractions. Here are the top things to see and do for an immersive and unforgettable experience in the City of Gold.

  • Learn about SA’s troubled history at The Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill
  • Get your adrenaline pumping at Gold Reef City theme park
  • Visit Mandela’s House in Soweto
  • Check out the vibrant ‘Place of Light’, the Maboneng Precinct, for food, culture, and art
  • Get to know your ancestors at The Cradle of Humankind
  • Head out on a safari day trip to Pilanesberg National Park
  • Picnic in the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens
  • Peruse the South African National Museum of Military History


Interesting Facts About Johannesburg

Jozi is a fascinating city. Before you book your tickets check out some interesting facts about the metropolis.

  • The city is a product of the gold rush in 1886 which is why it’s called ‘the City of Gold’
  • JHB has been rebuilt four times in 100 years
  • OR Thambo is the busiest airport in Africa
  • Around 40% of the world’s gold and the world’s ancestor human fossils are found in the greater Johannesburg region


Best Time to Book Cheapest Flights from East London to Johannesburg

There’s no time like the present to book the cheapest flights from East London to Johannesburg! But if you want to cut costs as much as possible, we have the insider scoop on the most affordable days and months to book your tickets.

Booking your flight at midday is when you’re most likely to get the best deals, while Tuesdays and Thursdays seem to be particularly affordable. For the cheapest trip dates, aim to visit Johannesburg out of the high season (November, December, and January). The cheapest month for flight tickets is right after the holiday rush, in February.

Why not start looking for the best deals and comparing prices already? Keep your eyes peeled for affordable FlySafair flight specials from East London to Johannesburg, as well as specials offered by other low-cost carriers.


Book the Cheapest Flights to East London from JHB and Vice Versa!

Whether you’re looking for a flight to East London or out of East London, with our online booking form you have everything you need to guarantee that you find the most affordable, and convenient flight.

You’re spoiled for choice with flights provided by incredible airlines such as South African Airways, Mango, British Airways, Kulula and FlySafair.

So book your ticket, pack your bag, and get excited to discover the bustling and lively city of Johannesburg.