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Cheap Flights from East London to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - ELS to CPT Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:01 AM

Popular flights from East London to Cape Town Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:01 AM

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South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 ZAR 3,030

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from East London to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ZAR 3,265.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from East London to Cape Town 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 East London to Cape Town

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR 3,093 ZAR 4,342
7-14 days ZAR 3,093 ZAR 4,171
14-21 days ZAR 3,030 ZAR 4,280
21-30 days ZAR 3,046 ZAR 4,077
30-60 days ZAR 3,077 ZAR 4,077
60-90 days ZAR 3,077 ZAR 4,483
90+ days ZAR 3,046 ZAR 3,952

Cheapest Day To Fly from East London to Cape Town

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR 3,077 ZAR 3,093 ZAR 3,030 ZAR 3,077 ZAR 3,046 ZAR 4,405 ZAR 3,077

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from East London to Cape Town

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May East London Cape Town South African 5/31/16 6/1/16 0 ZAR 3,093
June East London Cape Town South African 6/15/16 6/20/16 0 ZAR 3,030
July East London Cape Town South African 7/1/16 7/5/16 0 ZAR 3,077
August East London Cape Town South African 8/25/16 8/28/16 0 ZAR 3,046
September East London Cape Town South African 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 ZAR 3,077
October East London Cape Town South African 10/28/16 11/2/16 0 ZAR 3,077
December East London Cape Town South African 12/7/16 12/11/16 0 ZAR 3,077
March East London Cape Town South African 3/28/17 4/7/17 0 ZAR 3,077

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

Your East London to Cape Town 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 East London to Cape Town is ZAR 4,077.

The average price for non-stop flights from East London to Cape Town is ZAR 3,077.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from East London to Cape Town
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Safair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 17:55
South African 4 4 3 4 4 2 4 08:00 19:40

East London to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: The average East London to Cape Town flight time is an hour and 42 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between East London and Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from East London to Cape Town is 859 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from East London to Cape Town.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 78% of the non-stop flights between East London and Cape Town.

Airlines Flying from East London to Cape Town (ELS to CPT) Number of flights searched: 7Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:01 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from East London to Cape Town 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 East London to Cape Town.

East London to Cape Town
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 East London and Cape Town, 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 East London - ELS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
East London to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,453
East London to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 3,312

Cheap International Flights from East London - ELS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
East London to Lilongwe South African Check Dates
East London to Blantyre South African Check Dates
East London to Mauritius Air Mauritius, South African Check Dates
East London to Luanda TAAG Angola, South African Check Dates
East London to Antananarivo South African Check Dates
East London to Nairobi Kenya, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,672
Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,687
Port Elizabeth to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 3,093
Port Elizabeth to East London Safair, Mango, South African ZAR 4,452
Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 5,233
Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, South African Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Port Elizabeth to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia ZAR 5,358
Port Elizabeth to London Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 12,854
Port Elizabeth to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 6,482
Port Elizabeth to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR 13,323
Port Elizabeth to Mauritius Air Mauritius, South African ZAR 9,153
Port Elizabeth to Nairobi Kenya, South African ZAR 10,340
Port Elizabeth to Antananarivo South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Dar Es Salaam Fastjet, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Amsterdam Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Blantyre South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Luanda TAAG Angola, South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to PembaCheck Dates
Port Elizabeth to Entebbe South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Lagos South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Frankfurt Air France, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 10,808
Cheap Flights from East London to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR 194 Round trip from ELS to CPT