Cheap Flights to East London

Cheap flights to East London can be found from as little as R699.00. Airlines flying to East London include Flysafair, Airlink and South African Airways. Flight times vary from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on your route.


Flights To East London


Due to the volume of searches we perform on your behalf daily we are able to show you in the table below, some of the amazing prices on offer on our sight for Cheap Flights To East London annually. These are actual flights booked by our customers with flights from Johannesburg to East London, flights from cape town to East London being some of the most popular routes.

RouteAirline LogoAirlineDepartureDestinationDeparture DateReturn DatePrice
FlySafair Flights From Johannesburg To East LondonFlySafairFlySafairJohannesburgEast London2024-07-232024-07-23R1398
FlySafair Flights From Cape Town To East LondonFlySafairFlySafairCape TownEast London2024-06-012024-06-08R1658
FlySafair Flights From Durban To East LondonFlySafairFlySafairDurbanEast London2024-05-312024-05-31R1978
Airlink Flights From Nelspruit To East LondonAirlinkAirlinkNelspruitEast London2024-06-042024-06-11R5148
Airlink Flights From Bloemfontein To East LondonAirlinkAirlinkBloemfonteinEast London2024-08-092024-08-16R5259


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One of South Africa’s most engaging coastal cities is East London, alongside the warm Indian Ocean and located on the Buffalo River, it’s often referred to as ‘Buffalo City’. Doorway to the ‘Wild’ and ‘Sunshine’ coasts, it boasts the only river port in the country.


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East London Beaches

East London has some of the most stunning beaches on the South African East Coast. Nahoon is a famous surfers paradise and orient beach is located closer to the city

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East London has many activities to keep you busy from 4 x 4 trails, canoeing and skydiving. You will not be left wanting if you love the outdoors.

Game Reserves

East London has some stunning game reserves on offer from Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve to the lion Park and their Aquarium

Popular Flights To East London


Flights from Cape Town to East LondonFlysafair/ British Airways/ Kulula/ SAAfrom R799.00
Flights from Johannesburg to East LondonKulula/ Flysafair/ BA/ SAAfrom R549.00
Flights from Durban to East LondonSAA/ British Airways/ Kulula/ Flysafairfrom R899.00
Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East LondonFlysafair/ Kulula/ British Airways/ SAAfrom R549.00
Cheap flights from Cape Town to East LondonBA/ SAA/ Flysafair/ Kululafrom R799.00


Which Day Will I Get The Cheapest Flight To East London?

The best day to get cheap flights to East London would be Wednesday or Thursday. Monday and Friday will usually cost you the most as these are considered peak travel days.



Which Month Will I Get The Cheapest Flight To east London?

The best month to get cheap flights to East London would be July and December on average. March and November would see you paying the most for your East London flights as these are peak travel periods.


Cheap Flights to East LondonWith loads of interesting places to experience and see, East London is also home to numerous popular sports competitions that include walking, running, cycling, mountain biking, athletics, surfing, car and motorcycle racing that drawing in welcome crowds who are often seeking cheap flights to East London to ease the financial pain of their travels.

With choices of hotels, B&Bs, lodges and resorts, it’s the perfect holiday destination with no chance of ever being bored! On a rainy day drop into the ‘Apex Predators Snake Park’ or visit the ‘East London Museum’, (one of the oldest sights in the city) with the only displays in the world of the virtually extinct coelacanth fish and a dodo egg plus informative aspects of history and culture.

Visitors and locals experience sheer bliss participating in swimming, boardsailing, water-skiing, boating and sailing while others are happy just relaxing on one of countless superb beaches, watching surfers vying for waves, particularly Nahoon Beach. Tranquillity seekers will be more than content with the sounds of nature while fishing in a lagoon or gully or doing a hiking trail. Families have loads fun sand-boarding on huge sand dunes at Bonza Bay or visiting the Lion Park, aquarium or zoo while nature lovers find serenity in the peaceful botanical gardens. To replenish your soul take an awesome drive through 3000 hectares of the ‘East London Coast Nature Reserve’ or inland to the Amatola Mountains and Hogsback, highly recommended.

When and if it all gets too much, take time out on a golf course, with no less than seven to choose from or let loose and hope for the best at Hemmingway’s casino.

Visitors have no shortage of eateries whether wanting to dress up for an evening of fine dining or just enjoy an inexpensive but tasty meal from over 50 varying establishments.


Airlines Landing At East London Airport

Passengers not being collected by their hotel, family or friends can take a private taxi, hire a rental vehicle from First, Hertz, Avis, Bidvest or Thrifty or take an airport shuttle service for the short 10 kilometre drive to the city. Airlines landing at and offering Cheap Flights To East London Airport include:

  • Kulula Airlines
  • FlySafair
  • South African Airways


cheap flights east londonWho offer flights to East London?


AirlineDeparture CityAirport CodeArrival CityAirport CodeFlight Time
Kulula (MN)East LondonELSJohannesburgJNB1.30h
Kulula (MN)East LondonELSNairobiNBO8.20h
FlySafair (FA)East LondonELSJohannesburgJNB1.30h
FlySafair (FA)East LondonELSCape TownCPT1.25h
FlySafair (FA)East LondonELSDurbanDUR1.15h
South African AirwaysEast LondonELSJohannesburgJNB1.30h
South African AirwaysEast LondonELSCape TownCPT1.25h
South African AirwaysEast LondonELSDurbanDUR1.15h
South African AirwaysEast LondonELSGeorgeGRJ3.35h
South African AirwaysEast LondonELSPort ElizabethPLZ0.45h

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A popular holiday destination, East London is great to visit all year through but the best months are during summer from December to February, ideal for spending time on the beach. To experience more than just the beach and city, hire a vehicle, drive to one of many fabulous game reserves, go hiking or fishing. Get a great rate by booking your rental vehicle together with your cheap flight.

Travellers can take a Kulula flights to East London, or make use of South African Airways, Airlink or South African Express to get to East London.

Some of the more popular domestic destinations include flights from Johannesburg to East London, flights from Cape Town to East London and cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London. During peak seasons the amount of cheap flights from Cape Town to East London and flights from Durban to East London increase in demand as well as price.

When you plan ahead and keep abreast of specials offered by airlines and car hire companies, many with partnerships, you stand a better chance of saving money. Make it easy and register with Domestic Flights South Africa to receive a daily updates on airline prices and any available specials.


Getting around East London

The best way to get around East London if you don’t have friends or family to drive you is to hire a reliable car rental vehicle, either at the airport or from a branch in the city. For a quick journey, pre-book or hire a private cab. Alternatively, travel safely with ‘Isobel’s Little Red Bus’, East London’s first and only shuttle that complies with all rules and regulations as stipulated by law.

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