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Flight information for Cape Town to East London
(CPT to ELS)

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Best price found

R1 027

Fastest flight time

1h 35m

Direct flights

None

Airports in East London

1 airport
The best one-way flight to East London from Cape Town in the past 72 hours is R1 027. The best return flight deal from Cape Town to East London found on momondo in the last 72 hours is R35 172.
The fastest flight from Cape Town to East London takes 1h 35m
There are no direct flights from Cape Town to East London. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Cape Town Intl Airport - East London Airport.
There is 1 airport near East London: East London (ELS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cape Town to East London

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to East London?

June

The cheapest time of year to fly to East London from Cape Town is June. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cape Town for East London?

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Saturday. The most expensive is usually Monday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to East London?

at midday

Cape Town to East London flights are approximately 52% more expensive in the evening than at midday

What is the cheapest airline that flies to East London from Cape Town?

Ellinair

Airlink, British Airways, and Ellinair are the most popular carriers operating from Cape Town to East London

What is the cheapest Cape Town to East London flight route?

Cape Town Intl - East London

Fly from Cape Town Intl to East London for the best Cape Town - East London flight prices

How far in advance should you book Cape Town to East London flights?

39 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cape Town to East London is approximately 39 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from Cape Town to East London, you are most likely going to fly from Cape Town Intl Airport to East London Airport, the most popular airports on that route. The cheapest route from Cape Town to East London is CPT — ELS with an average price of R2 227 RT during the month of June.

Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT) to East London Airport (ELS)R2 227
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Easily compare return flights from Cape Town to East London

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Cape Town to East London by changing tabs
FlySafair
Jul 23
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 30
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jul 29
CPT2:50Cape Town Intl
25h 00m
1 stop
ELS3:50East London
Aug 17
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
Airlink
Dec 15
CPT1:50Cape Town Intl
5h 10m
1 stop
ELS7:00East London
Jan 2
ELS3:20East London
24h 10m
1 stop
CPT3:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Aug 17
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Aug 24
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Aug 17
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Aug 24
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Jul 30
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Aug 6
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to East London

If you're looking for one-way flights from Cape Town to East London, view some of our deals below provided by Airlink and FlySafair
FlySafair
Nov 29
CPT8:10Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS9:45East London
Airlink
Dec 20
CPT1:50Cape Town Intl
5h 10m
1 stop
ELS7:00East London
FlySafair
Aug 9
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London

Search last-minute flights to East London from Cape Town

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cape Town to East London
FlySafair
Jul 2
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 5
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jul 2
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 5
ELS4:20East London
12h 10m
2 stops
CPT16:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Jul 5
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 14
ELS11:25East London
1h 40m
CPT13:05Cape Town Intl
Airlink
Jul 5
CPT3:15Cape Town Intl
24h 35m
2 stops
ELS3:50East London
Jul 14
ELS4:20East London
6h 05m
1 stop
CPT10:25Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Jul 2
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 2
ELS11:25East London
1h 40m
CPT13:05Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Jul 6
CPT9:10Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS10:45East London
Jul 14
ELS11:25East London
1h 40m
CPT13:05Cape Town Intl

Best airlines flying from Cape Town to East London

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
EllinairPriceFrom R579Free CancellationRating
0,0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom R1 302Free CancellationRating
6,6
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FlySafairPriceFrom R1 343Free CancellationRating
6,5
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KululaPriceFrom R1 720Free CancellationRating
8,0
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AirlinkPriceFrom R2 624Free CancellationRating
10,0
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South AfricanPriceFrom R2 670Free CancellationRating
8,1
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Hahn Air SystemsPriceFrom R3 363Free CancellationRating
0,0
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  • FlySafair Flights From Cape Town to East London

    FlySafair flies from Cape Town to East London around 7 times per week, with 7 momondo users rating the airline 6,5/10. The cheapest FlySafair deal from Cape Town to East London in the last 72 hours was R85 (return), much lower than the average airfare cost of R143 for FlySafair flights on this route.


FlySafair flights from Cape Town to East London

Our best FlySafair deals on Cape Town to East London flight tickets
FlySafair
Jul 23
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Jul 30
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Aug 17
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Aug 24
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl
FlySafair
Aug 17
CPT2:40Cape Town Intl
1h 35m
ELS4:15East London
Aug 24
ELS4:50East London
1h 40m
CPT6:30Cape Town Intl

Airlink flights from Cape Town to East London

Our best Airlink deals on Cape Town to East London flight tickets
Airlink
Dec 15
CPT1:50Cape Town Intl
5h 10m
1 stop
ELS7:00East London
Jan 2
ELS3:20East London
24h 10m
1 stop
CPT3:30Cape Town Intl
Airlink
Dec 15
CPT1:50Cape Town Intl
5h 10m
1 stop
ELS7:00East London
Jan 2
ELS13:15East London
14h 15m
1 stop
CPT3:30Cape Town Intl
Airlink
Jul 5
CPT3:15Cape Town Intl
24h 35m
2 stops
ELS3:50East London
Jul 14
ELS4:20East London
6h 05m
1 stop
CPT10:25Cape Town Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to East London offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to East London are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are FlySafair, British Airways, and South African. You can search for the full list of airlines such as FlySafair that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Cape Town Intl to East London by plane?

    Cape Town Intl and East London are 883,1 km apart from one another. By plane, this route typically takes 1h 35m.


There are two airports that serve the route between Cape Town and East London. They are Cape Town International Airport and East London Airport. Cape Town International Airport is the second busiest airport in South Africa and offers scheduled domestic and international flight services. It serves destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, US and the Middle East. It has two terminals connected by a central one and many lounges, restaurants, offices as well as two hotels. It can be easily reached via shuttle bus that works from 4am until 10pm, or car via the freeway. East London Airport serves around a million passengers each year with 20 to 30 flights daily. It is the fastest growing airport in South Africa and is located west of the city centre. It is easily reached by car or shuttle bus service.

There are several airlines that fly directly to East London from Cape Town. British Airways flies from Cape Town International Airport to East London Airport every afternoon. FlySafair also provides non-stop flights between those destinations once daily. The flight between East London and Cape Town takes around one hour and 40 minutes. Due to the short distance between the cities, getting a direct flight is the most convenient option for passengers.

For those that have some more time on their hands and are looking to explore more of the South African culture, there are several options to consider. If you are looking to get to East London from Cape Town but can spare some time in between, think about a stopover in Johannesburg. You can enjoy the Gold Reef City Theme Park or visit the Mandela house – Nelson’s Mandela former residence, now turned into a museum.


You do need a passport, or other forms of personal identification, to fly to East London from Cape Town. You should also make sure you have copies or scans of your documents in handy, just in case of emergencies. You do need to provide a visa to the authorities at the airport if you are an international traveller that is currently exploring South Africa. You will have to apply for a visa online for tourism and business purposes, and it will be valid for a period of 90 days. Bear in mind that some countries are exempt from visa control – make sure to double-check this before your travels. So what are you waiting for – your adventures from Cape Town to East London are waiting!


Alternative routes for Cape Town to East London

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Johannesburg to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest priceR1 721
Johannesburg to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 106
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Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 706
Durban to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time2h 20m
Cheapest priceR2 164
Cape Town to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 990
Johannesburg to George Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 248
Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest priceR1 816
Durban to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest priceR1 184
Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest priceR1 816
Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest priceR2 132
Johannesburg to East London Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest priceR1 327
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest priceR2 116

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