The cheapest month to fly to East London from South Africa is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around R1 358, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit East London in May, then you should wait until October to fly from South Africa, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of R1 407.
The best time to book a flight to East London from South Africa is 18 days out, which is when prices tend to be around R1 659. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to East London at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as R1 195 in the past 72 hours.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to East London is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for East London on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as R1 466. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from South Africa to East London for around R1 800.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to East London is in the morning. Flights from South Africa to East London during this time can be as low as R1 648. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around R4 120. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.