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Find cheap flights from East London to Cape Town from R934

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Cheap flight deals from East London to Cape Town (ELS-CPT)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from East London to Cape Town that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
13:00 - 14:35CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R1 707FlySafair
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wt., lip 23 - wt., lip 30
8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
13:20 - 14:55CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 210FlySafair
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ndz., lip 21 - ndz., lip 21
8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
6:40 - 8:15CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 408FlySafair
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ndz., wrz 22 - ndz., wrz 29
8:15 - 10:00ELS-CPT
1h 45mdirect
6:40 - 8:15CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 605FlySafair
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pt., sie 9 - ndz., sie 11
8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
13:00 - 14:35CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 713FlySafair
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sob., wrz 28 - wt., paź 1
8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
13:00 - 14:35CPT-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 983FlySafair
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śr., lis 27 - śr., gru 4
8:50 - 10:30ELS-CPT
1h 40mdirect
6:05 - 12:00CPT-ELS
5h 55m1 stop
R3 270
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wt., lip 23 - wt., lip 30
8:20 - 22:50ELS-CPT
14h 30m1 stop
15:20 - 7:50CPT-ELS
16h 30m1 stop
R4 402Airlink
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wt., lip 23 - wt., lip 30
7:00 - 8:30ELS-CPT
25h 30m1 stop
6:50 - 12:00CPT-ELS
5h 10m1 stop
R5 355Airlink
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pt., sie 9 - ndz., sie 11
7:00 - 8:30ELS-CPT
25h 30m1 stop
18:10 - 19:55CPT-ELS
25h 45m1 stop
R5 516Airlink
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Flights from East London to Cape Town - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from East London to Cape Town to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from East London to Cape Town?

The average price of all flights from East London to Cape Town clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If you are looking for a flight deal from East London to Cape Town, look for departures on Wednesdays and avoid leaving on a Sunday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Cape Town, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly and Monday is the most expensive.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from East London to Cape Town, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from East London to Cape Town is February, where tickets cost R1 905 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and March, where the average cost of tickets is R2 803 and R2 785 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from East London to Cape Town?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from East London to Cape Town, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from East London to Cape Town, you should book around 2 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 8 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from East London to Cape Town?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Cape Town from East London were found on FlySafair (R934) and Airlink (R3 108), and the lowest return tickets were found on FlySafair (R1 707) and Airlink (R4 402).

Which airlines fly direct between East London and Cape Town?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from East London to Cape Town.
There is just one airline that flies from East London to Cape Town direct and that is FlySafair. The best one-way deal found from FlySafair for the route is R1 616.

How many flights are there between East London and Cape Town per day?

Each day, there are between 1 and 3 nonstop flights that take off from East London and land in Cape Town, with an average flight time of 1h 41m. The most common departure time is 8:00 and most flights take off in the afternoon. Each week, there are 14 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Wednesday, when 21% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Monday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between East London and Cape Town?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 2 cabin class options for the route. These are Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from East London to Cape Town take?

Direct flights take on average 1h 40m to travel the 1 385 km between East London and Cape Town.

What’s the earliest departure time from East London to Cape Town?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from East London at 8:15 and will be landing in Cape Town at 10:00.

What’s the latest departure time from East London to Cape Town?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from East London to Cape Town jets off at 15:30 and lands at 17:10.

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Low season

May

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R934
Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (22% more expensive on average)
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When to book flights from East London to Cape Town

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from East London to Cape Town based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking flights from East London to Cape Town

  • Is the East London Airport impaired persons friendly?

    Access inside the terminal building is made simpler for impaired passengers with the availability of elevators, ramps, and special parking spaces for disabled travelers at East London Airport. East London Airport is completely disability-friendly.

  • Which airlines fly the most people from East London airport to Cape Town airport?

    There are a number of various available airlines you can choose from to get from East London to Cape Town. Safair is a top choice for many frequent travellers. This is because it has over 91 flights every month. Additionally, ou could also look into Airlink, which has over 82 flights a month between the two places. If you look around, you'll know you got the best deal.  

  • What is the cheapest flight from East London to Cape Town?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from East London to Cape Town was R52 for a one-way ticket and R95 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from East London to Cape Town?

    The Boeing 737 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the East London to Cape Town flight route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from East London to Cape Town?

    There are direct flights from East London to Cape Town on a daily basis.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from East London to Cape Town, FlySafair or Airlink?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from East London to Cape Town are FlySafair and Airlink. With an average price for the route of R2 255 and an overall rating of 8,2, FlySafair is the most popular choice. Airlink is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R4 675 and an overall rating of 8,2.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from East London to Cape Town?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from East London to Cape Town.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from East London to Cape Town?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cape Town from East London is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from East London to Cape Town?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cape Town with an airline and back to East London with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from East London to Cape Town?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cape Town from East London up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from East London to Cape Town

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for R895 or less one-way and R2 063 or less round-trip.
  • At Cape Town International Airport, A-Teck provides luggage storage as well as baggage wrapping. there is a porter service; porters, who are clad in black and orange are self-employed and depend on tips for a living. Baggage storage is available at the airport in two locations. Domestic arrivals incur a daily fee of R15 per luggage, regardless of size. Moda Exotica may store your luggage at International Departures for R20 per suitcase per day. Lost and found items are brought to the police station.
  • The airport Conference Centre, situated in the Southern Office Bock near the Domestic Terminal, provides meeting and conference facilities. the airport also has fully furnished offices with secretarial services available for short-term and long-term rental. Premium lounges are available at both the domestic and international terminals. Both terminals include British Airways and South African Airways lounges.
  • Lifts, ramps, and adapted bathrooms are available at Cape Town International Airport for handicapped passengers. Wheelchairs may be provided if necessary; travellers should notify their airline of such requirements in advance. In the mufti-story car park, there are also designated parking spaces for handicapped travellers. If help is necessary, please call the airport 48 hours before arrival.
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Prefer to fly direct from East London to Cape Town Intl?

Find which airlines fly direct from East London to Cape Town Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

East London to Cape Town Intl

Monday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Tuesday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Wednesday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Thursday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Friday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Saturday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Sunday

FlySafair

FlySafair

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Direct returns

Cape Town Intl to East London

Monday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Tuesday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Wednesday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Thursday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Friday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Saturday

FlySafair

FlySafair

Sunday

FlySafair

FlySafair

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Top 4 airlines serving from East London to Cape Town

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from East London to Cape Town. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from East London to Cape Town? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8,2
AirlinkOverall score based on 72 reviews
8,8Crew
8,1Comfort
7,5Food
6,2Entertainment
8,2Boarding
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Airlink is my preferred airline for travel in South and Southern Africa. Upington international airport is small so check in and security screening is a breeze. Boarding is easy and the flight was good. Took a while to get the luggage at OR Tambo airport but all in all a nice experience

8,0 ExcellentGerhard, May 2024UTN - JNB
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Airlink is my preferred airline for travel in South and Southern Africa. Upington international airport is small so check in and security screening is a breeze. Boarding is easy and the flight was good. Took a while to get the luggage at OR Tambo airport but all in all a nice experience

It was a great experience , it was quick and on time

this route is more expensive than you would expect. Boarding, disembarking was easy and fast. Cabin crew was friendly. Seats are small

The meal was excellent and well suited to a short journey.

Original flight was delayed due to technical issue. Very poor communication. The manager only appeared when we were climbing on board the plane.This resulted in us missing our follow on flight also with Airlink. No ticket issued from Skukuza and no assistance when we landed to address the issue. We had to make our own arrangements and go to their sales desk. Again they had no knowledge of the flight delay and of any passengers that had connecting flights. The lady (unfortunately with all the STRESS I have forgotten her name) at the counter was extremely helpful and is an excellent example of the type of employee Airlink need to promote and employ. Our luggage was in limbo due to all the missing information and assistance. We had to resort to buying extra tickets from South African Airways who were extremely helpful. I work at an airport so am familiar with its workings. I will infuture be looking for alternative flights.

Airline is the best airline experience I’ve ever had.

My flight was good no comments Crew members were good Flight on schedule even earlier at some point Thanks

Easy boarding, smooth flight, friendly and helpful attendants. As with every other airline, there isn't enough leg room to be comfortable. Food was adequate.

Easy short flight from Johannesburg to Harare. Boarding was slow, flight attendants were friendly. They did a meal service on this short flight, including wine, which was pretty cool.

Flight was moved forward by 2 hours with 3 days notice. This meant I could not connect from flight from Johannesburg. So did not take the flight and drove to Kasane. Will never use Air Botswana unless absolutely necessary. Mark

Very good experience considering that is low cost company. Good value for money.

Make some provisions for non-disabled elderly people who don't require assistance necessarily but would appreciate not having to walks long distances or stand for prolonged periods of time. For example: Seats close to boarding gates. Not being required to climb down and up stairs to board and deplane if in rows 17 upwards. Not being required to stand in long queues in boarding tunnels waiting to board. Priority fast track through security points to avoid long queues in departure halls.

Great airline. Will use again. Keep up the great work though and maintain your customer retention. And please keep an eye on the bottom line and stay in business for decades to come and grow from strength to strength.

For the first time ever we had a grumpy check in agent. I got told off for not having a lock on my bag and she looked seriously put out that we were checking in as a group of 7. Very unusual as I fly regularly with Safair and all the staff have always been super friendly.

Free or minimal cost water available in recyclable cups on board would be very welcome! Everything else was great!

Seats are small. But I guess that will not change on my behalf. Otherwise their service is great.

Loved our Cabin Crew you could tell they enjoyed there job. The Chief Stuart was a delight. What a great way to start our day with such a positive company.

Pros: "crew insisting everyone covers mouth and nose with the mask"
Cons: "surprised to see no separation between people,"
Pros: "Seat could be wider or a business class option would be welcome"

They canceled my flight didn't inform me , while I was had already checked in , this was worst experience ever

Plettenberg Bay is a unique airport, so boarding with always have certain quirks. Cemair has zero regard for passengers, and their commitment to adhering to departure times. In two flights we had 3 flight changes, and a 1.5h delay. If you have any kind preceding or follow on plans, do not fly Cemair.

For now everything is good we want access to book direct to camair

send ourt booking confirmation numbers as soon as payment is done to simplify checkin

No A/C on the plane - and it was hot. Unmarked aircraft - looked sketchy.

Flight delayed with no explanation was only made aware lats min when already arrived at the air port

Efficient low cost operation.. Gets you from A to B, not much else.

I arrived at the airport and the flight did not exist

They find a way to Nickel and dime you in all creative ways. The boarding crew seems to have target collection amount. If you are flying internationally, avoid them at all costs.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from East London to Cape Town found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
29/6sob.
directFlySafair
1h 40mELS-CPT
R934
21/7ndz.
directFlySafair
1h 40mELS-CPT
R1 042
30/6ndz.
directFlySafair
1h 40mELS-CPT
R1 671
7/7ndz.
directFlySafair
1h 40mELS-CPT
R2 048
29/7pon.
1 stop
14h 25mELS-CPT
R2 066
21/7ndz.
1 stopFlySafair
13h 30mELS-CPT
R2 102
20/7sob.
1 stopFlySafair
7h 40mELS-CPT
R2 156
29/6sob.
1 stopFlySafair
15h 15mELS-CPT
R2 857
29/7pon.
2 stopsAirlink
15h 25mELS-CPT
R3 108
20/7sob.
2 stopsAirlink
21h 05mELS-CPT
R4 169

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Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from East London to Cape Town that are departing in the next 10 days.
25/6wt.
directFlySafair
1h 40mELS-CPT
2/7wt.
directFlySafair
1h 35mCPT-ELS
R2 605
25/6wt.
direct
1h 40mELS-CPT
2/7wt.
multi-stop
10h 45mCPT-ELS
R4 205
25/6wt.
multi-stop
4h 45mELS-CPT
2/7wt.
multi-stop
13h 30mCPT-ELS
R5 408
25/6wt.
multi-stopCemair
28h 35mELS-CPT
2/7wt.
multi-stopCemair
13h 20mCPT-ELS
R8 499

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East London - Cape Town Flights

Departure:

East London (ELS)South Africa

Destination:

Cape Town (CPT)South Africa

Return flight deals:

Cape Town - East London

Cabin classes:

R6 774
R1 635

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