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R789 Find cheap flights from East London to Johannesburg

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from East London to Johannesburg departing on 31/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from East London to Johannesburg (ELS-JNB)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from East London to Johannesburg 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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17:00 - 18:30ELS-JNB
1h 30mdirect
7:20 - 8:55JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R1 505FlySafair
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Fri, Oct 4 - Sat, Oct 5
18:05 - 19:35ELS-JNB
1h 30mdirect
14:50 - 16:25JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R1 541FlySafair
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Wed, Aug 28 - Wed, Sep 4
17:00 - 18:30ELS-JNB
1h 30mdirect
12:15 - 13:50JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R1 615FlySafair
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Tue, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 25
17:00 - 18:30ELS-JNB
1h 30mdirect
7:20 - 8:55JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R1 908FlySafair
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Fri, Aug 30 - Mon, Sep 2
7:00 - 8:25ELS-JNB
1h 25mdirect
18:20 - 19:55JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 037Airlink
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Sat, Dec 28 - Sun, Jan 12
7:00 - 8:25ELS-JNB
1h 25mdirect
14:50 - 16:25JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R2 514
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Mon, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 12
18:05 - 19:35ELS-JNB
1h 30mdirect
6:45 - 11:25JNB-ELS
4h 40m1 stop
R2 679FlySafair
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Tue, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 25
12:00 - 15:35ELS-JNB
3h 35m1 stop
18:20 - 19:55JNB-ELS
1h 35mdirect
R3 596
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Mon, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 12
12:00 - 16:00ELS-HLA
4h 00m1 stop
19:50 - 8:15HLA-ELS
12h 25m1 stop
R9 009Hahn Air Systems
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Mon, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 12
7:00 - 8:20ELS-JNB
1h 20mdirect
17:30 - 19:00JNB-ELS
1h 30mdirect
R9 835Cemair
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Tue, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 25

Flights from East London to Johannesburg - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest East London to Johannesburg flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from East London to Johannesburg.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from East London to Johannesburg cost R733 and was between East London and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is R1 428.

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

The average price of all flights from East London to Johannesburg clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Johannesburg on a Tuesday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to fly from East London to Johannesburg. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Tuesday and avoiding Sundays for the best deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from East London to Johannesburg, 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 Johannesburg is February, where tickets cost R1 560 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are March and December, where the average cost of tickets is R1 908 and R1 908 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from East London to Johannesburg?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of R4 236, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from East London to Johannesburg, 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 Johannesburg, you should book around 10 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 152 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from East London to Johannesburg?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The cheapest return flight ticket from East London to Johannesburg found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for R1 505 on FlySafair, followed by Airlink (R2 037). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as R789 on FlySafair and from R1 028 on Airlink.

Which airlines fly most frequently between East London and Johannesburg?

East London and Johannesburg are connected by different airlines. The airlines that fly that route the most regularly are FlySafair (28 flights per week), Airlink (16 flights per week), and Cemair (5 flights per week).

Which airlines fly direct between East London and Johannesburg?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from East London to Johannesburg.
There are 3 airlines that fly direct from East London to Johannesburg. They are: Airlink, Cemair and FlySafair. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with FlySafair at R744 for a one-way flight. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Airlink.

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

Each day, there are between 5 and 8 nonstop flights that take off from East London and land in Johannesburg, with an average flight time of 1h 30m. The most common departure time is 18:00 and most flights take off in the morning, while the most flights land at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Each week, there are 49 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Monday, when 16% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Saturday.

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

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 4 cabin class options for the route. These are First, Business, 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 Johannesburg take?

There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK. The shortest multi-flight duration is 1h 20m.

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Cheapest flight

R789
Flight from East London to OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg

When to book flights from East London to Johannesburg

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from East London to Johannesburg based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from East London to Johannesburg

  • What is the cheapest flight from East London to Johannesburg?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from East London to Johannesburg was R43 for a one-way ticket and R82 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from East London to Johannesburg?

    When flying out of East London you will be using East London. You will be landing at one of these airports: Johannesburg Lanseria or Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

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

    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 Johannesburg.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg?

    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 Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg?

    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 Johannesburg 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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Prefer to fly direct from East London to Johannesburg?

Find which airlines fly direct from East London Airport to Johannesburg, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

East London to Johannesburg

Monday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Tuesday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Wednesday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Thursday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Friday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Saturday

Airlink, British Airways, Emirates, +4 more

Airlink, British Airways, +5 more

Sunday

Airlink, British Airways, Emirates, +4 more

Airlink, British Airways, +5 more

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Direct returns

Johannesburg to East London

Monday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Tuesday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Wednesday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Thursday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

Friday

Airlink, British Airways, Emirates, +4 more

Airlink, British Airways, +5 more

Saturday

Airlink, FlySafair, Lufthansa, +2 more

Airlink, FlySafair, +3 more

Sunday

Airlink, British Airways, Cemair, +5 more

Airlink, British Airways, +6 more

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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 Johannesburg found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
31/7Wed
directFlySafair
1h 30mELS-JNB
R789
4/8Sun
directFlySafair
1h 30mELS-JNB
R917
30/9Mon
directAirlink
1h 25mELS-JNB
R1 028
4/8Sun
1 stopFlySafair
21h 05mELS-HLA
R1 908
31/7Wed
1 stop
12h 35mELS-JNB
R2 092
11/11Mon
1 stopFlySafair
4h 00mELS-HLA
R2 128
4/8Sun
1 stopFlySafair
9h 55mELS-JNB
R2 202
4/8Sun
2 stopsFlySafair
24h 15mELS-HLA
R2 973
30/9Mon
1 stopFlySafair
23h 30mELS-JNB
R3 156
4/8Sun
2 stopsFlySafair
25h 45mELS-JNB
R3 174

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Last minute flights from East London to Johannesburg

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 Johannesburg that are departing in the next 10 days.
27/7Sat
directFlySafair
1h 30mELS-JNB
3/8Sat
directFlySafair
1h 35mJNB-ELS
R1 560
24/7Wed
directFlySafair
1h 30mELS-JNB
26/7Fri
directFlySafair
1h 35mJNB-ELS
R2 184
24/7Wed
directFlySafair
1h 30mELS-JNB
26/7Fri
multi-stopFlySafair
3h 25mJNB-ELS
R2 862
27/7Sat
multi-stop
6h 15mELS-JNB
3/8Sat
direct
1h 35mJNB-ELS
R3 174
24/7Wed
multi-stopFlySafair
9h 55mELS-JNB
26/7Fri
multi-stopFlySafair
3h 25mJNB-ELS
R3 725
27/7Sat
multi-stop
6h 15mELS-JNB
3/8Sat
multi-stop
20h 25mJNB-ELS
R5 138
27/7Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
24h 15mELS-HLA
3/8Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
22h 30mHLA-ELS
R5 211
27/7Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
6h 45mELS-JNB
3/8Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
19h 25mJNB-ELS
R6 881
27/7Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
6h 45mELS-JNB
3/8Sat
multi-stopFlySafair
7h 50mJNB-ELS
R8 275
24/7Wed
direct
1h 30mELS-JNB
26/7Fri
multi-stop
33h 15mJNB-ELS
R19 028

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East London - Johannesburg Flights

Departure:

East London (ELS)South Africa

Return flight deals:

Johannesburg - East London

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