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Cape Town to East London Last modified: Nov 17, 2019 2:59 -05:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to East London. Safair & South African frequently offer the best deals to East London flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Safair
CPTELS
Thu 01/30
nonstop
ELSCPT
Mon 02/03
nonstop
R1 339
South African
CPTELS
Fri 12/27
nonstop
ELSCPT
Sun 12/29
nonstop
R3 208

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 R3 120.

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 R4 017 R3 870
7-14 days R3 870 R3 870
14-21 days R3 870 R3 841
21-30 days R2 207 R3 090
30-60 days R2 811 R3 473
60-90 days R1 339 R2 840
90+ days R4 076 R4 032

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to East London

We've examined 57 595 778 181 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 Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R2 973R2 105R4 017R1 722R2 590R4 517R3 841

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
November Cape Town East London Safair 2019/11/21 2019/11/24 0 R1 722
December Cape Town East London Safair 2019/12/10 2019/12/17 0 R2 105
January Cape Town East London South African 2020/01/08 2020/01/15 0 R4 032
February Cape Town East London South African 2020/02/24 2020/03/02 1 R4 032
March Cape Town East London South African 2020/03/12 2020/03/26 0 R5 783
April Cape Town East London South African 2020/04/24 2020/04/27 0 R4 076
May Cape Town East London South African 2020/05/14 2020/05/17 1 R5 047
June Cape Town East London Safair 2020/06/12 2020/06/16 0 R2 090

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
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
R1 722
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
R1 722 R3 841
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R3 841 R3 841
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R3 841 R2 590
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R2 590 R4 032
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R4 032

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 R4 297.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to East London is R3 944.

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
Safair 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:40 07:15
South African 2 1 2 1 2 0 2 01:30 10:00

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 R1 869.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to East London is R3 752.

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 27 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 21 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: Safair provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and East London.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to East London?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Cape Town flying to East London Last modified: Nov 17, 2019 2:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 15Number of itineraries searched: 134 145

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

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

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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