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Flight information for East London to Johannesburg

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Best price found

R543

Fastest flight time

1h 30m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Johannesburg

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Johannesburg from East London in the past 72 hours is R543. The best return flight deal from East London to Johannesburg found on momondo in the last 72 hours is R19 388.
The fastest flight from East London to Johannesburg takes 1h 30m
Direct flights go from East London to Johannesburg on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Qatar Airways and British Airways.
There are 2 airports near Johannesburg: Johannesburg Lanseria (HLA), Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from East London to Johannesburg

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from East London to Johannesburg?

October

The cheapest time of year to fly to Johannesburg from East London is October. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart East London for Johannesburg?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Sunday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from East London to Johannesburg?

in the afternoon

East London to Johannesburg flights are approximately 8% more expensive at midday than in the afternoon

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

Ellinair

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

What is the cheapest East London to Johannesburg flight route?

East London - Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fly from East London to Johannesburg OR Tambo for the best East London - Johannesburg flight prices

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

16 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from East London to Johannesburg is approximately 16 days to departure

East London Airport (ELS) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)R1 214
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East London Airport (ELS) to Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA)R3 418
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If you are looking to fly from East London to Johannesburg, you are most likely going to fly from East London Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, the most popular airports on that route. If you are looking for an alternate airport near East London Airport, East London Airport is a great option and is located in East London. You may be looking for an airport near Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to land at when travelling from East London and Johannesburg Lanseria Airport, located in Johannesburg is a great option. In May, R1 214 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from East London to Johannesburg which you can find when you fly ELS — JNB.


Easily compare return flights from East London to Johannesburg

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 East London to Johannesburg by changing tabs
British Airways
Jun 17
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 29
JNB12:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS13:40East London
FlySafair
Jun 1
ELS9:50East London
1h 30m
JNB11:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jul 3
JNB3:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS4:45East London
Airlink
Jul 7
ELS4:20East London
1h 35m
JNB5:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jul 14
JNB6:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS8:00East London
Multiple Airlines
Jun 17
ELS13:55East London
1h 30m
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 24
JNB3:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS4:30East London
British Airways
Jun 1
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 30
JNB12:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS13:40East London
FlySafair
Sep 7
ELS5:25East London
1h 30m
JNB6:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Sep 22
JNB7:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS9:10East London

Find the cheapest one-way flights from East London to Johannesburg

If you're looking for one-way flights from East London to Johannesburg, view some of our deals below provided by Airlink, British Airways and FlySafair
FlySafair
May 24
ELS9:50East London
1h 30m
JNB11:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
Jun 5
ELS5:00East London
1h 30m
JNB6:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Jun 20
ELS14:15East London
1h 35m
JNB15:50Johannesburg OR Tambo

Search last-minute flights to Johannesburg from East London

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FlySafair
May 24
ELS5:25East London
1h 30m
JNB6:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 26
JNB7:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS9:10East London
Multiple Airlines
May 26
ELS13:55East London
1h 30m
JNB15:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 2
JNB12:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS13:40East London
British Airways
May 27
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 30
JNB3:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS4:30East London
FlySafair
May 25
ELS9:50East London
1h 30m
JNB11:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 27
JNB3:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS4:45East London
Multiple Airlines
May 26
ELS8:00East London
4h 45m
1 stop
JNB12:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 2
JNB7:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS9:10East London
FlySafair
May 24
ELS9:50East London
1h 30m
JNB11:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 26
JNB2:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
4h 35m
1 stop
ELS7:20East London

Best airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg

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KululaPriceFrom R435Free CancellationRating
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EllinairPriceFrom R667Free CancellationRating
0,0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom R1 113Free CancellationRating
6,7
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FlySafairPriceFrom R1 156Free CancellationRating
5,3
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AirlinkPriceFrom R1 197Free CancellationRating
10,0
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South AfricanPriceFrom R1 347Free CancellationRating
8,1
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FlySafair flights from East London to Johannesburg

Our best FlySafair deals on East London to Johannesburg flight tickets
FlySafair
Jun 1
ELS9:50East London
1h 30m
JNB11:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jul 3
JNB3:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS4:45East London
FlySafair
Sep 7
ELS5:25East London
1h 30m
JNB6:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Sep 22
JNB7:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS9:10East London
FlySafair
May 24
ELS5:25East London
1h 30m
JNB6:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 26
JNB7:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 35m
ELS9:10East London

British Airways flights from East London to Johannesburg

Our best British Airways deals on East London to Johannesburg flight tickets
British Airways
Jun 17
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 29
JNB12:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS13:40East London
British Airways
Jun 1
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Jun 30
JNB12:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS13:40East London
British Airways
May 27
ELS14:10East London
1h 30m
JNB15:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
May 30
JNB3:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
1h 30m
ELS4:30East London

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg 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, Airlink, and British Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as FlySafair that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is East London to Johannesburg by plane?

    East London and Johannesburg are 757,2 km apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 1h 30m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


When you fly to Johannesburg from East London, South Africa, you will fly out from East London Airport (ELS). East London Airport is a medium-sized airport that serves the Eastern Cape area of South Africa. Passengers flying from East London can reach the airport by road in around 10 minutes when travelling from the city centre. It is a good idea to head to the airport around two hours before your departure time for domestic flights. Passengers booking flights for Johannesburg have a choice of two airports to land at. You can either fly to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or to Lanseria International Airport (HLA). JNB is the largest and most central airport in Johannesburg and is located just a short drive from the city centre. Lanseria is a slightly smaller airport by comparison and is situated roughly 40 minutes outside of the city by car.

There are several airlines that offer frequent direct flights between East London Airport and Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport. For instance, airlines such as Fly Safair, Airlink, and British Airways all offer direct flights with no stopovers en route. Journey times on these routes are usually around one and a half hours. There are currently no direct flights available from East London Airport to Lanseria International Airport, Johannesburg. Passengers travelling on this route will usually have to make one stop during their flight.

It is possible to fly from East London to both O. R. Tambo Airport and Lanseria Airport with just a single layover en route. Some flights from East London to O. R. Tambo with Fly Safair involve one stopover at Cape Town International Airport. Flights on this route usually take around four hours longer than direct flights. You may also stopover at Durban King Shaka International Airport when you travel with Fly Safair or with British Airways from East London to Johannesburg O. R. Tambo. If you plan to land at Lanseria Airport, your journey will also include one stopover. For example, if you fly with British Airways, you may change planes at Durban Airport and fly on to Johannesburg with Kulula Airlines.


Domestic travellers are not required to have a passport or a visa with them to travel between East London and Johannesburg. You are only required to have a passport or visa when travelling on international flights. However, it is useful to take your passport when you fly. Passports can be used as a form of ID proof, which may be requested by staff at check-in points throughout the airport when you travel.


Alternative routes for East London to Johannesburg

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Cheapest priceR1 485
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Cheapest priceR894
Cape Town to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 373
Durban to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest priceR1 613
Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest priceR1 629
Cape Town to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest priceR1 613
Durban to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest priceR830
Johannesburg to George Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest priceR1 086
Cape Town to Nelspruit Flights
Fastest flight time2h 25m
Cheapest priceR4 056
Bloemfontein to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest priceR1 565
Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest priceR1 661
Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest priceR1 645

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