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

Popular flights from East London to Cape Town

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.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 ZAR 4,660
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 ZAR 3,350
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 ZAR 2,367
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 14, 2016 ZAR 2,948
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 ZAR 2,948
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 ZAR 2,948
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 ZAR 2,948
May 20, 2016 May 23, 2016 ZAR 2,948

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 2,859.

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 3,171 ZAR 3,677
7-14 days ZAR 2,948 ZAR 3,781
14-21 days ZAR 2,948 ZAR 3,781
21-30 days ZAR 2,948 ZAR 3,826
30-60 days ZAR 2,367 ZAR 3,350
60-90 days ZAR 2,948 ZAR 4,034
90+ days ZAR 2,948 ZAR 3,811

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 5/13/16 5/14/16 0 ZAR 2,948
June East London Cape Town South African 6/8/16 6/13/16 0 ZAR 2,948
July East London Cape Town Safair 7/4/16 7/14/16 0 ZAR 2,367
August East London Cape Town South African 8/3/16 8/9/16 0 ZAR 3,022
September East London Cape Town South African 9/23/16 9/25/16 0 ZAR 2,948
October East London Cape Town South African 10/1/16 10/15/16 0 ZAR 2,948
December East London Cape Town South African 12/16/16 12/19/16 0 ZAR 3,662
January East London Cape Town South African 1/7/17 1/14/17 0 ZAR 2,978

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

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 East London to Cape Town.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
ZAR 2,948
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
ZAR 2,948 ZAR 2,948
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
ZAR 2,948 ZAR 2,948
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR 2,948
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ZAR 2,948
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
ZAR 2,948

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 3,826.

The average price for non-stop flights from East London to Cape Town is ZAR 2,948.

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 4 4 4 2 4 08:00 19:40

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

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 East London to Cape Town. 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 East London to Cape Town is ZAR 1,474.

The average price for round trip flights from East London to Cape Town is ZAR 2,948.

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)

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 1,563
East London to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,963

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, Comair Limited, 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 1,534
Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,534
Port Elizabeth to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,888
Port Elizabeth to East London Safair, Mango, South African ZAR 4,868
Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,243
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 5,270
Port Elizabeth to London Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 12,311
Port Elizabeth to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 6,729
Port Elizabeth to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR 13,844
Port Elizabeth to Mauritius Inter Air, Air Mauritius, South African ZAR 8,068
Port Elizabeth to Nairobi Kenya, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 10,450
Port Elizabeth to Antananarivo South African ZAR 11,924
Port Elizabeth to Dar Es Salaam Inter Air, 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 ZAR 14,514
Port Elizabeth to Blantyre South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Luanda TAAG Angola, South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Pemba South African, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Entebbe South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, South African ZAR 14,201
Port Elizabeth to Lagos South African, Arik Air Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Frankfurt Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 12,147
Cheap Flights from East London to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR 159 Round trip from ELS to CPT