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Flights to East London - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest day to fly to East London?

The average price of all flights to East London clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to East London is Monday where tickets can be as cheap as R30 133. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Monday, where prices are R30 133 on average.

How long is the flight to East London?

The duration of your flight to East London depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular route to East London on KAYAK is from London, which takes 47h 55m.

How many direct flights to East London are there each day?

There are around 10 direct flights from within United Kingdom to East London every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 16:00 the most common departure time and 54% of flights departing in the morning.

Good to know

Low season

April

High season

December
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 54% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (35% more expensive on average)

FAQs - booking East London flights

  • How far is East London Airport from central East London?

    There are 8 km between East London city centre and East London Airport.

  • What is the name of East London’s airport?

    When flying to East London, you'll arrive at East London Airport (ELS). The airport is also known as East London.

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

    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 to East London.

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

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

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

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

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

    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 East London up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to East London?

    Of the 3 airlines that fly to East London, FlySafair offers the most flights, with around 46 per week, followed by Airlink with 19 flights per week.

  • How many direct flights to East London are there each week?

    Each week there are around 70 direct flights from within United Kingdom to East London. The most common day for departures is Thursday, with 16% of flights taking off on this day.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to East London

  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest East London flight deals.

Prefer to fly direct to East London?

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

Direct departures

United Kingdom 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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Direct returns

East London to United Kingdom

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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