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Cape Town East London
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Tue, 30 Apr CPT - ELS
-13 %
£46 £40
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
38% Trains in East London are 38% cheaper than in Cape Town.
Cape Town £0.85
East London £0.53
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
20% A meal in East London is 20% cheaper than a meal in Cape Town.
Cape Town £6.4
East London £5.12
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 23.37 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 18 April 2024
Distance: 550 miles
Cape Town airports
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) How far from city centre: 11 miles
East London airports
East London Airport (ELS) How far from city centre: 6 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Cape Town to East London

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Cape Town to East London?

To save money when booking flights from Cape Town to East London, you can follow these tips:

By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Cape Town to East London, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Cape Town to East London change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Cape Town to East London may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Cape Town to East London on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Cape Town and East London, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Cape Town to East London airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Cape Town to East London

How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to East London?
The total flight time between Cape Town and East London is of around 01:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 882 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to East London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to East London is 40£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is East London expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in East London costs an average of 0.85 GBP, the same as in Cape Town, while train tickets costs 38% less in East London: 0.53 GBP against 0.85 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.12 GBP in East London, 20% less than the 6.40 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 16% cheaper in East London, with an average of 1.35 GBP, while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.60 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to East London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to East London are January, November and May, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to East London?
The best time of the year to go to East London when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to East London from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, September and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town - East London.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Cape Town to East London?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Africa may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in East London compared to Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,East London's temperatures can go up to 31.6 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 7.16 ºC in East London, compared to the 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while East London have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Cape Town and East London?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and East London is: Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to East London Airport (ELS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Fly Safair.
  • Airlink.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to East London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to East London are:
  • Hahnair, stoping in Durban for 690 minutes minimun.
  • Hahnair, with 245 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
Flight Duration 1 h and 33 m Flights between Cape Town and East London take, on average, 1 h and 33 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £40 Cheapest price for a flight between Cape Town and East London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Cape Town International Airport The airport Cape Town International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cape Town and East London
Arriving Airport East London Airport Flights departing Cape Town with East London as destination arrive at East London Airport

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