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Flights from Cape Town to East London, South Africa Last modified: 25 Sep 2016 1:02 AM

Cape Town to East London Last modified: 25 Sep 2016 1:02 AM

We've scanned 23 629 223 180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cape Town to East London. South African frequently offer the best deals on Cape Town to East London flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

South African
CPTELS
Sun 01/01
nonstop
ELSCPT
Sat 01/14
nonstop
R2 855
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How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to East London?

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 R2 964.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to East London?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Cape Town to East London?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cape Town to East London.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R3 335 R4 323
7-14 days R2 882 R4 474
14-21 days R0 R0
21-30 days R2 882 R3 898
30-60 days R2 882 R3 774
60-90 days R2 882 R3 788
90+ days R2 855 R3 719

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to East London

We've examined 23 636 053 052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to East London is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R3 335 R2 937 R2 882 R2 882 R2 882 R2 937 R2 882

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to East London by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cape Town to East London flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Cape Town East London South African 2016/09/29 2016/10/10 0 R3 596
October Cape Town East London South African 2016/10/06 2016/10/09 0 R2 882
November Cape Town East London South African 2016/11/02 2016/11/11 0 R2 882
December Cape Town East London South African 2016/12/27 2017/01/08 0 R2 882
January Cape Town East London South African 2017/01/01 2017/01/14 0 R2 855
March Cape Town East London South African 2017/03/06 2017/03/11 0 R2 882
April Cape Town East London South African 2017/04/20 2017/04/24 0 R4 309

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to East London

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cape Town to East London. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
R3 335
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R3 335 R2 882
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R2 882
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R2 882
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
R2 882

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to East London

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 R3 774.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to East London is R2 882.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cape Town to East London - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Safair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:55 15:55
South African 4 3 3 3 4 2 4 06:00 17:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to East London

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is R2 882.

Cape Town to East London Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: The average Cape Town to East London flight time is an hour and 31 minutes.
Question: How far is East London from Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to East London is 859 kilometers (534 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: There are 30 direct flights from Cape Town to East London.
Question: What are the most popular Cape Town airlines for direct flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: South African Airways provides 76% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and East London.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Cape Town flying to East London Last modified: 25 Sep 2016 1:02 AMNumber of routes searched: 19Number of itineraries searched: 32 922

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to East London? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to East London. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Cape Town to East London
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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South African PLZ
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Safair JNB

Cape Town to East London Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cape Town and East London. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Safair, South African R2 031
Flights from Cape Town to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African R1 784
Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg MASwings, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African R1 565
Flights from Cape Town to Bloemfontein MASwings, Mango, South African R3 266
Flights from Cape Town to George South African R1 510
Flights from Cape Town to Kimberley MASwings, South African R3 513
Flights from Cape Town to Nelspruit South African R4 858
Flights from Cape Town to Upington South African R5 325

Cheap International Flights from Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cape Town to London Air France, British Airways, TAAG Angola, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Air Mauritius, Thomas Cook, Qatar, Turkish, Tap Portugal R7 548
Flights from Cape Town to Maputo South African R5 860
Flights from Cape Town to Gaborone Air Botswana, South African R4 639
Flights from Cape Town to Windhoek British Airways, South African, Air Namibia R3 376
Flights from Cape Town to Victoria Falls Qatar, South African, Air Namibia R6 134
Flights from Cape Town to Harare Qatar, South African R5 229
Flights from Cape Town to Livingstone British Airways, Kenya, South African R4 186
Flights from Cape Town to Walvis Bay South African, Air Namibia R3 829
Flights from Cape Town to Maun South African R8 508
Flights from Cape Town to Bulawayo South African Check Dates
Flights from Cape Town to Bangkok Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish R7 136
Flights from Cape Town to Dubai Emirates, Ethiopian, Air Mauritius, Qatar, South African R6 848
Flights from Cape Town to Istanbul Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Qatar, Turkish R6 546
Flights from Cape Town to Paris Air France, British Airways, TAAG Angola, Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Air Mauritius, Qatar, Turkish R6 546
Flights from Cape Town to Lusaka South African R7 026
Flights from Cape Town to New York Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Egyptair, Qatar, South African, Brussels, Turkish R12 007
Flights from Cape Town to Antananarivo South African R10 731
Flights from Cape Town to Beira South African Check Dates
Flights from Cape Town to Lilongwe South African R7 218
Flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam Air France, British Airways, TAAG Angola, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Turkish R6 889
Flights from Cape Town to Mauritius British Airways, Air Mauritius, South African R7 301
Flights from Cape Town to Blantyre South African R13 640
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