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Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London start from as little as R541.00 depending on the time of year and demand. You will leave from Cape Town International (CPT) and land at East London Airport (ELS). Your flight will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and covers around 860kms. Popular airlines such as Kulula, Flysafair, Mango, British Airways and South African Airways fly this route daily.

If you’re looking for Cape Town to East London flights, you’ve landed on the right page. Use our booking table above to find a number of flights to East London from the Mother City. Choose from a selection of affordable or deluxe flights offered by South Africa’s most trusted airlines.


Cheap flights from Cape Town to East London


Prices based on live searches up till 30 Jul 07:00 and are subject to change.



Which Day Is The Cheapest Flight From Cape Town From East London?

Wondering when is the best time to book a flight to East London? Then you’ll find your answer right here. We’ve spent years processing flights and now know a thing or two about the best time to book a flight.

On average, midweek is the best time to book a cheap flight from Cape Town to East London, in particular on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Much like the best time to visit, the cheapest tickets are found outside of peak season.

Look for a flight between June and July, which on average usually costs less than any other period. Morning flights are, on average, cheaper than any other time of the day. In terms of airlines, FlySafair generally has the lowest-priced tickets on offer.



Which Month Is The Cheapest To Fly From Cape Town To East London?


The cheapest months to fly from Cape Town to East London are May and October with prices ranging from R451.00 to R759.00. The more expensive months include January, March and December where prices can be as high as R1329.00.


Flight FAQs - Cape Town to East London

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    Are there flights from Cape Town to East London?

    There are more than 100 flights from Cape town to East London weekly.

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    How much is a ticket from Cape Town to East London?

    A flight ticket will cost you anywhere from R519.00 upwards depending on the time of year.

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    Which airlines fly from Cape Town to East London?

    Kulula, Flysafair, Airlink and SAA are the major airlines flying this route.

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    How long is the flight from Cape Town to East London?

    This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 35 mins.

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    How much is the cheapest flight from Cape Town to East London?

    The cheapest flights from Cape Town to East London can be as little as R539.00. Booking in advance will help. Ticket prices can go as high as R1199.00.


When is the Best Time to Visit East London?

The quiet city is dotted with fine beaches, much like popular Durban and Cape Town, making it a great summer destination. This makes it the peak season, which you should opt against if you want to avoid crowds. Plus, the waters stay warm all year round so you can visit anytime if you want to compare Cape Town’s coast to East London’s.

Most people consider the winter and autumn months between May and August to be the best time to visit East London. During that time, the weather is temperate and rain falls less frequently than at any other time. This makes it a great period if you want to explore East London in all its glory.


Top Things to See and Do in East London

The tranquil city has a number of attractions that attract tourists and locals alike. From adrenaline-pumping activities to serene adventures, there’s something for everyone. Here are some of the best things to enjoy in the area:

  • See wildlife at the Inkwenkwezi and Mpongo Private Game Reserves
  • Learn some history at the East London Museum
  • See snakes, crocodiles, lizards and more at the Venom Pit Snake Park
  • On rainy days, visit Hemingway’s Mall
  • Go whale-watching at the East London aquarium
  • Visit lush landscapes like the cliffs at Morgan Bay and scenic Dassie Trail
  • Immerse yourself in nature at the Umtiza and East London Coast nature reserves


Interesting Facts About East London

Once you’ve found the best deal for you, get ready to start your East London adventures. Here are some facts that you may find interesting or surprising about the city:

  • It is home to South Africa’s only river port
  • It was founded in 1847 and was known as Port Rex for a long time
  • Despite being a “small” city, it’s the 6th largest in the country
  • Despite being known as Buffalo City to some people, it’s actually part of the Buffalo City Metropolitan


Book Flights from Cape Town to East London Today

Booking deluxe or cheap flights from Cape Town to East London is quick and easy when you use our booking form. It searches through thousands of deals and shows you the best ones from carriers like Mango, Kulula Airlines, and more.

Their airlines will offer great service as well as many onboard amenities, making for an enjoyable flight.

Now, if you’re ready to kickstart your East London adventures from Cape Town, get the perfect deal using Domestic Flights today!

Country : South Africa
Currency : South African Rand (ZAR)
East London Airport : East London Airport (ELS)
Timezone : GMT+2
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