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Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London, ZA, South Africa - CPT to ELS

Popular flights from Cape Town to East London

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 ZAR2,839

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 ZAR2,868.

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 ZAR0 ZAR0
7-14 days ZAR2,882 ZAR3,909
14-21 days ZAR2,882 ZAR4,238
21-30 days ZAR2,882 ZAR4,437
30-60 days ZAR2,882 ZAR3,724
60-90 days ZAR2,839 ZAR3,653
90+ days ZAR2,882 ZAR3,724

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Cape Town to East London

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Cape Town to East London.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
ZAR2,882
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
ZAR2,882 ZAR3,581
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
ZAR3,581
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
ZAR3,581
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR3,581

TIPSave ZAR1,042 by flying into Port Elizabeth instead of East London from Cape Town

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 ZAR3,724.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR2,882.

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 4 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 ZAR1,555.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR2,882.

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 33 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)

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 ZAR1,513
Cape Town to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR1,613
Cape Town to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR1,598
Cape Town to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,611
Cape Town to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,798
Cape Town to Kimberley Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,668
Cape Town to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,024
Cape Town to Upington Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR5,022

Cheap International Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cape Town to London Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Comair Limited, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,330
Cape Town to Maputo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR6,220
Cape Town to Gaborone Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,238
Cape Town to Windhoek Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR2,768
Cape Town to Victoria Falls Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,206
Cape Town to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,006
Cape Town to Livingstone Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR5,764
Cape Town to Walvis Bay Safair, Mango, South African, Air Namibia ZAR3,810
Cape Town to Maun Air Botswana, Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,162
Cape Town to Bulawayo Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR6,064
Cape Town to Bangkok Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR9,701
Cape Town to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR6,934
Cape Town to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish ZAR7,390
Cape Town to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,701
Cape Town to Lusaka Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR7,105
Cape Town to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR14,209
Cape Town to Antananarivo Air Madagascar, Comair Limited, South African ZAR11,114
Cape Town to Beira South African, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Cape Town to Lilongwe Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,075
Cape Town to Amsterdam Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, TAROM, South African, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,017
Cape Town to Mauritius Inter Air, Air Mauritius, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,890
Cape Town to Blantyre Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,446
Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR199 Round trip from CPT to ELS