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Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - PLZ to CPT

Popular flights from Port Elizabeth 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
May 26, 2016 May 31, 2016 ZAR1,491
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 ZAR1,491
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 ZAR1,491
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 ZAR1,491
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 ZAR1,491
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 ZAR3,620
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 ZAR1,917
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 ZAR1,917
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 10, 2016 ZAR2,811
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 ZAR2,811
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 ZAR2,811
May 12, 2016 May 17, 2016 ZAR2,811
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 ZAR2,811

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ to CPT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ZAR1,533.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ to CPT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR1,647 ZAR4,188
7-14 days ZAR1,562 ZAR4,117
14-21 days ZAR1,675 ZAR3,904
21-30 days ZAR1,491 ZAR3,691
30-60 days ZAR1,491 ZAR3,024
60-90 days ZAR1,491 ZAR3,663
90+ days ZAR1,491 ZAR3,436

Cheapest Day To Fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR1,562 ZAR1,562 ZAR1,491 ZAR1,491 ZAR1,491 ZAR1,491 ZAR1,732

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 5/26/16 5/31/16 0 ZAR1,491
June Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 6/2/16 6/9/16 0 ZAR1,491
July Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 7/7/16 7/12/16 0 ZAR1,491
August Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 8/5/16 8/13/16 0 ZAR1,491
September Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 9/6/16 9/8/16 0 ZAR1,491
October Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 10/1/16 10/9/16 0 ZAR1,491
November Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 11/4/16 11/6/16 0 ZAR1,491
December Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 12/9/16 12/12/16 0 ZAR1,576

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
ZAR1,647
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
ZAR1,647 ZAR1,562
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
ZAR1,562 ZAR1,675
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
ZAR1,675 ZAR1,491
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR1,491 ZAR1,562
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ZAR1,562

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ to CPT)

Your Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR3,549.

The average price for non-stop flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR2,144.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:45 09:35
Safair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:40 20:30
South African 6 6 7 6 6 3 2 07:00 20:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ 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 Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR1,079.

The average price for round trip flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR2,144.

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: The average Port Elizabeth to Cape Town flight time is an hour and 32 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is 645 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 71% of the non-stop flights between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

Airlines Flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ to CPT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways - X X X X X X X
South African - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth - PLZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,590
Port Elizabeth to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR2,797
Port Elizabeth to East London Safair, Mango, South African ZAR3,066
Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,330
Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, South African ZAR4,188

Cheap International Flights from Port Elizabeth - PLZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Port Elizabeth to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia ZAR4,940
Port Elizabeth to London Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, South African, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR11,157
Port Elizabeth to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR6,033
Port Elizabeth to Ndola South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African ZAR12,023
Port Elizabeth to Mauritius Inter Air, Air Mauritius, South African ZAR8,588
Port Elizabeth to Nairobi Kenya, Comair Limited, South African ZAR9,709

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
East London to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,704
George to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,789
East London to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
George to Johannesburg Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,619
East London to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR1,306
East London to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,273
George to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
George to Upington South African Check Dates
East London to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR3,180
George to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR4,216
George to East London Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
George to Windhoek Safair, South African, Air Namibia ZAR5,948
East London to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia Check Dates
George to Walvis Bay South African, Air Namibia Check Dates
East London to Walvis Bay South African, Air Namibia Check Dates
East London to Harare South African Check Dates
George to Lusaka South African ZAR8,659
George to London Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic ZAR19,206
Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR105 Round trip from PLZ to CPT