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Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London, ZA, South Africa - CPT to ELS Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:05 AM

Popular flights from Cape Town to East London Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:05 AM

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South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 ZAR 2,873
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 ZAR 2,873
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 ZAR 2,873

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cape Town to East London (CPT to ELS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to East London, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ZAR 3,179.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cape Town to East London (CPT to ELS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Cape Town to East London based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Cape Town to East London

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Cape Town to East London should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR 2,902 ZAR 4,054
7-14 days ZAR 2,902 ZAR 4,011
14-21 days ZAR 2,932 ZAR 4,244
21-30 days ZAR 2,873 ZAR 3,734
30-60 days ZAR 2,873 ZAR 3,734
60-90 days ZAR 2,873 ZAR 3,909
90+ days ZAR 2,873 ZAR 3,734

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cape Town to East London (CPT to ELS)

Your Cape Town to East London flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR 3,909.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR 2,873.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Cape Town to East London.

Nonstop Flight Details from Cape Town to East London
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Safair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:55 15:55
South African 4 4 3 4 4 2 4 06:00 17:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cape Town to East London (CPT to ELS)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Cape Town to East London. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR 1,634.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR 2,873.

Cape Town to East London Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: The average Cape Town to East London flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cape Town and East London?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to East London is 859 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Cape Town to East London.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: South African Airways provides 78% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and East London.

Airlines Flying from Cape Town to East London (CPT to ELS) Number of flights searched: 7Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:05 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cape Town to East London with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Cape Town to East London.

Cape Town to East London
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
South African - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cape Town and East London, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,532
Cape Town to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,532
Cape Town to Johannesburg MASwings, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 1,546
Cape Town to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,261
Cape Town to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,071
Cape Town to Kimberley Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,669
Cape Town to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,448
Cape Town to Upington Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,681

Cheap International Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cape Town to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 10,354
Cape Town to Maputo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR 5,833
Cape Town to Gaborone Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,054
Cape Town to Windhoek Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR 3,296
Cape Town to Victoria Falls Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 7,248
Cape Town to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,915
Cape Town to Livingstone Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 6,388
Cape Town to Walvis Bay Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR 3,821
Cape Town to Maun Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 7,175
Cape Town to Bulawayo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 6,810
Cape Town to Bangkok Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR 13,941
Cape Town to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR 7,102
Cape Town to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish ZAR 7,540
Cape Town to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 10,179
Cape Town to Lusaka Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 7,102
Cape Town to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR 13,883
Cape Town to Antananarivo Air Madagascar, South African ZAR 10,952
Cape Town to Beira Safair, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Cape Town to Lilongwe Safair, South African ZAR 8,035
Cape Town to Amsterdam Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 10,864
Cape Town to Mauritius Air Mauritius, South African ZAR 7,773
Cape Town to Blantyre South African ZAR 11,287
Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR 2,873 Round trip from CPT to ELS