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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

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 ZAR3,355
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 ZAR3,371
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 ZAR2,147
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 ZAR2,910

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 ZAR2,831.

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 ZAR2,958 ZAR3,737
7-14 days ZAR2,942 ZAR3,769
14-21 days ZAR2,958 ZAR4,071
21-30 days ZAR2,147 ZAR2,910
30-60 days ZAR2,942 ZAR3,339
60-90 days ZAR2,974 ZAR3,244
90+ days ZAR2,958 ZAR3,801

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to East London

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Cape Town to East London.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR2,958 ZAR2,958 ZAR2,942 ZAR2,958 ZAR2,942 ZAR2,958 ZAR2,147

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cape Town to East London

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Cape Town to East London.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Cape Town East London South African 2/26/16 2/29/16 0 ZAR2,942
March Cape Town East London Safair 3/6/16 3/9/16 0 ZAR2,147
April Cape Town East London South African 4/1/16 4/3/16 0 ZAR2,958
May Cape Town East London South African 5/2/16 5/8/16 0 ZAR2,974
June Cape Town East London South African 6/23/16 6/23/16 0 ZAR2,958
July Cape Town East London South African 7/30/16 8/7/16 0 ZAR2,958
September Cape Town East London South African 9/1/16 9/8/16 0 ZAR2,974
December Cape Town East London South African 12/24/16 1/1/17 0 ZAR2,958

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
ZAR2,958
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
ZAR2,958 ZAR2,942
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
ZAR2,942 ZAR2,958
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ZAR2,958 ZAR3,069
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
ZAR3,069 ZAR2,974
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
ZAR2,974

TIPSave ZAR907 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 ZAR3,133.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR2,544.

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 16:00
South African 5 5 5 5 5 2 4 05:55 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 ZAR1,861.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is ZAR2,942.

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 38 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 81% 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 ZAR1,590
Cape Town to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR1,718
Cape Town to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,511
Cape Town to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,274
Cape Town to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,861
Cape Town to Kimberley Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,735
Cape Town to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR3,880
Cape Town to Upington Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,755

Cheap International Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cape Town to London Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Comair Limited, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR10,812
Cape Town to Maputo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR6,742
Cape Town to Gaborone Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,500
Cape Town to Windhoek Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR3,355
Cape Town to Victoria Falls Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,281
Cape Town to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR5,693
Cape Town to Livingstone Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR5,931
Cape Town to Walvis Bay Comair Limited, South African, Air Namibia ZAR3,228
Cape Town to Maun Air Botswana, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,473
Cape Town to Bulawayo Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR5,868
Cape Town to Bangkok Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR11,480
Cape Town to Dubai Inter Air, Emirates, flydubai, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,919
Cape Town to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish ZAR7,601
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, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,270
Cape Town to Lusaka Inter Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR7,235
Cape Town to New York American, JetBlue, Comair Limited, South African, United ZAR14,104
Cape Town to Antananarivo Air Madagascar, Comair Limited, South African ZAR10,510
Cape Town to Beira Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR10,097
Cape Town to Lilongwe Safair, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR8,141
Cape Town to Amsterdam Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,016
Cape Town to Mauritius Inter Air, Air Mauritius, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,125
Cape Town to Blantyre Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,141
Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR135 Round trip from CPT to ELS