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Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 2:54 -04:00

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 2:54 -04:00

We've scanned 25 105 116 481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Safair & South African frequently offer the best deals on Port Elizabeth to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Safair
PLZCPT
Fri 11/04
nonstop
CPTPLZ
Mon 11/07
nonstop
R2 336
Select
South African
PLZCPT
Fri 11/04
nonstop
CPTPLZ
Mon 11/07
nonstop
R2 850
Select
South African
PLZCPT
Thu 12/22
nonstop
CPTPLZ
Wed 12/28
nonstop
R2 850
Select

How Much is a Flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

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 R2 919.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth 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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R2 864 R4 365
7-14 days R2 864 R4 323
14-21 days R2 864 R3 948
21-30 days R2 892 R4 087
30-60 days R2 336 R3 197
60-90 days R2 669 R3 879
90+ days R2 864 R3 767

Cheapest Day To Fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

We've examined 25 112 504 041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R2 864 R2 864 R2 864 R2 669 R2 336 R2 892 R3 920

Compare Flight Prices from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2016/10/04 2016/10/06 0 R2 864
November Port Elizabeth Cape Town Safair 2016/11/04 2016/11/07 0 R2 336
December Port Elizabeth Cape Town Safair 2016/12/22 2016/12/28 0 R2 669
January Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2017/01/05 2017/01/10 0 R2 892
February Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2017/02/10 2017/02/13 0 R2 892
March Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2017/03/30 2017/04/02 0 R2 864
April Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2017/04/27 2017/05/04 0 R2 892
July Port Elizabeth Cape Town South African 2017/07/11 2017/07/17 0 R2 892

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
R3 253
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
R3 253 R2 864
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
R2 864 R2 864
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
R2 864 R2 892
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
R2 892 R2 336
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
R2 336

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is R4 018.

The average price for direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is R2 780.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town - By Carrier
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 7 7 7 6 3 2 07:00 20:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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 R973.

The average price for round trip flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is R2 780.

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: The average Port Elizabeth to Cape Town flight time is an hour and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Cape Town from Port Elizabeth?
Answer: The distance from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is 645 kilometers (401 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: There are 52 direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular Port Elizabeth airlines for direct flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: South African Airways provides 73% of the non-stop flights between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Port Elizabeth flying to Cape Town Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 2:54 -04:00Number of routes searched: 21Number of itineraries searched: 82 272

Wondering which airlines fly out of Port Elizabeth to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of Port Elizabeth 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.

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Safair -
South African -
Safair JNB
Mango JNB
South African DUR
South African ELS
South African JNB

Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Port Elizabeth 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 Domestic Flights from Port Elizabeth - PLZ

Cheap International Flights from Port Elizabeth - PLZ

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from East London to Cape Town Safair, South African R2 892
Flights from George to Cape Town South African R2 739
Flights from East London to George Comair Limited, South African R4 977
Flights from George to Johannesburg Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African R1 905
Flights from East London to Johannesburg Safair, Comair Limited, South African R1 557
Flights from East London to Port Elizabeth South African R4 907
Flights from George to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, South African R5 574
Flights from George to Upington South African Check Dates
Flights from East London to Durban South African R3 253
Flights from George to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African R4 879
Flights from George to East London Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town