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Cape Town to East London Last modified: Jul 19, 2021 8:07 -04:00

We've scanned 471 132 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to East London. Safair & S African Airlink frequently offer the best deals to East London flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Safair
CPTELS
Mon 08/02
nonstop
ELSCPT
Mon 08/02
nonstop
R1 735
S African Airlink
CPTELS
Thu 08/12
nonstop
ELSCPT
Mon 08/16
nonstop
R2 834

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to East London?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to East London, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R2 256.

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

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 Cape Town to East London 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 Cape Town to East London?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R3 614 R2 776
7-14 days R1 735 R2 921
14-21 days R1 750 R4 496
21-30 days R1 836 R6 260
30-60 days R1 489 R5 884
60-90 days R2 704 R5 884
90+ days R1 966 R5 884

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to East London

We've examined 942 264 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to East London is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R1 750R1 836R3 614R2 834R2 241R2 284R1 215

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to East London 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 Cape Town to East London flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Cape Town East London Safair 2021/07/21 2021/07/22 0 R3 614
August Cape Town East London Safair 2021/08/02 2021/08/02 0 R1 750
September Cape Town East London !! 2021/09/24 2021/09/27 0 R2 704
September Cape Town East London 00 2021/09/08 2021/09/27 0 R1 605
October Cape Town East London 00 2021/10/01 2021/10/05 0 R1 807
December Cape Town East London !! 2021/12/24 2022/01/11 0 R1 966
December Cape Town East London 00 2021/12/07 2021/12/19 0 R1 981
February Cape Town East London 00 2022/02/06 2022/02/11 0 R1 706

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to East London

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
R2 241
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
R2 241 R1 461
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R2 834
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R2 834

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to East London

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 Cape Town to East London is R5 884.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to East London is R2 675.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cape Town to East London - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
S African Airlink 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 10:00 10:00
South African 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 01:30 01:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to East London

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 Cape Town to East London. 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 Cape Town to East London is R579.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is R2 675.

Cape Town to East London Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: The average Cape Town to East London flight time is an hour and 28 minutes.
Question: How far is East London from Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to East London is 859 kilometers (534 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from Cape Town to East London.
Question: What are the most popular Cape Town airlines for direct flights from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: South African Airlink provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and East London.

Cape Town to East London Airports

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