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Flights from East London to Cape Town, South Africa

East London to Cape Town Last modified: Feb 24, 2017 1:34 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29 728 241 527 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cape Town. South African & Safair frequently offer the best deals to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

South African
ELSCPT
Thu 03/23
nonstop
CPTELS
Mon 03/27
nonstop
R2 213
Safair
ELSCPT
Tue 03/21
nonstop
CPTELS
Tue 03/28
nonstop
R2 746

How Much is a Flight from East London to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R2 681.

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

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 East London to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R2 772 R3 722
7-14 days R2 395 R4 021
14-21 days R2 785 R4 204
21-30 days R2 213 R3 696
30-60 days R2 668 R3 267
60-90 days R2 707 R3 605
90+ days R2 655 R3 592

Cheapest Day To Fly from East London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29 747 320 011 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from East London to Cape Town is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 R2 746R2 772R2 213R2 395R3 215R2 681

Compare Flight Prices from East London to Cape Town by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 East London to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February East London Cape Town South African 2017/02/28 2017/03/08 0 R2 772
March East London Cape Town South African 2017/03/23 2017/03/27 0 R2 213
April East London Cape Town South African 2017/04/02 2017/04/18 0 R2 681
May East London Cape Town South African 2017/05/12 2017/05/14 0 R2 707
June East London Cape Town South African 2017/06/25 2017/06/27 0 R2 707
July East London Cape Town South African 2017/07/14 2017/07/16 0 R2 681
August East London Cape Town South African 2017/08/11 2017/08/13 0 R2 655
September East London Cape Town South African 2017/09/22 2017/09/25 0 R4 112

Cheap Last Minute Flights from East London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
R2 395
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R2 395 R2 785
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R2 785 R3 540
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R3 540 R2 213
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
R2 213 R2 668
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R2 668

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from East London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 East London to Cape Town is R3 566.

The average price for direct flights from East London to Cape Town is R2 642.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from East London to Cape Town - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Safair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:05 14:55
South African 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 08:00 19:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from East London to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R1 341.

The average price for round trip flights from East London to Cape Town is R2 785.

East London to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the 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 far is Cape Town from East London?
Answer: The distance from East London to Cape Town is 859 kilometers (534 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from East London to Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular East London airlines for direct flights from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 70% of the non-stop flights between East London and Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from East London to Cape Town?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in East London flying to Cape Town Last modified: Feb 24, 2017 1:34 -05:00Number of routes searched: 21Number of itineraries searched: 27 761

Wondering which airlines fly out of East London to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of East London airlines with flights to Cape Town. 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.

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

East London to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in East London and Cape Town. 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 Flights from East London to Cape Town