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Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - PLZ to CPT Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:29 PM

Popular flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:29 PM

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 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 ZAR 1,671
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 ZAR 1,671
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 ZAR 1,671
Jul 31, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 ZAR 1,671
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 ZAR 1,671
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 ZAR 2,999
Safair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 ZAR 1,921
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 ZAR 2,921

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 ZAR 1,718.

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 ZAR 1,968 ZAR 3,904
7-14 days ZAR 1,843 ZAR 3,904
14-21 days ZAR 1,843 ZAR 3,920
21-30 days ZAR 1,968 ZAR 3,764
30-60 days ZAR 1,671 ZAR 2,999
60-90 days ZAR 1,671 ZAR 3,592
90+ days ZAR 1,671 ZAR 3,670

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
ZAR 1,671 ZAR 1,671 ZAR 1,843 ZAR 1,749 ZAR 1,671 ZAR 1,671 ZAR 1,671

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 5/28/16 5/31/16 0 ZAR 1,968
June Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 6/2/16 6/9/16 0 ZAR 1,843
July Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 7/12/16 7/19/16 0 ZAR 1,671
August Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 8/2/16 8/16/16 0 ZAR 1,671
September Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 9/3/16 9/6/16 0 ZAR 1,671
October Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 10/6/16 10/9/16 0 ZAR 1,671
November Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 11/17/16 11/20/16 0 ZAR 1,671
December Port Elizabeth Cape Town Comair Limited 12/9/16 12/16/16 0 ZAR 1,749

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
ZAR 2,093
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ZAR 2,093 ZAR 2,046
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
ZAR 2,046 ZAR 1,968
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
ZAR 1,968 ZAR 2,140
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
ZAR 2,140 ZAR 2,140
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
ZAR 2,140

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 ZAR 3,327.

The average price for non-stop flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR 2,171.

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 ZAR 1,172.

The average price for round trip flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is ZAR 2,374.

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 31 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 50 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 72% of the non-stop flights between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

Airlines Flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (PLZ to CPT) Number of flights searched: 14Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:29 PM

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 ZAR 1,687
Port Elizabeth to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 3,092
Port Elizabeth to East London Safair, Mango, South African ZAR 4,076
Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 5,716
Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Safair, Mango, South African ZAR 4,982

Cheap International Flights from Port Elizabeth - PLZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Port Elizabeth to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia ZAR 5,778
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 12,852
Port Elizabeth to Harare Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 6,934
Port Elizabeth to Ndola South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, South African Check Dates
Port Elizabeth to Mauritius Air Mauritius, South African ZAR 9,151
Port Elizabeth to Nairobi Kenya, South African Check Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
East London to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,812
George to Cape Town Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,906
East London to George Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
George to Johannesburg Cem Air, Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,656
East London to Johannesburg Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 1,703
East London to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,108
George to Port Elizabeth Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,311
George to Upington Safair, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 8,995
East London to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 2,796
George to Durban Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,154
George to East London Safair, Mango, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 4,951

Cheap International Flights to Cape Town - CPT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
George to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia ZAR 5,388
East London to Windhoek South African, Air Namibia ZAR 5,372
George to Walvis Bay South African, Air Namibia Check Dates
East London to Walvis Bay South African, Air Namibia ZAR 7,028
East London to Harare South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 7,075
George to Lusaka Safair, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
George to London Air France, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 17,116
Cheap Flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from ZAR 107 Round trip from PLZ to CPT