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East London Cape Town
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Fri, 22 Mar ELS - CPT
Fri, 22 Mar CPT - ELS
£157 £152
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East London Cape Town
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Sat, 02 Mar ELS - CPT
£36 £35
Prime price per passenger

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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
62% Trains are 62% more expensive in Cape Town than in East London.
East London £0.52
Cape Town £0.84
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
33% The average meal is 33% more expensive in Cape Town than in East London.
East London £5.03
Cape Town £6.71
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 23.88 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 22 February 2024
Distance: 550 miles
East London airports
East London Airport (ELS) How far from city centre: 6 miles
Cape Town airports
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) How far from city centre: 11 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from East London to Cape Town

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

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

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

Prices for tickets from East London to Cape Town 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 East London to Cape Town 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 East London and Cape Town, 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 East London to Cape Town 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 East London to Cape Town

How long does the flight take to go from East London to Cape Town?
The total flight time between East London and Cape Town is of around 01:51 hours on average, considering an average distance of 928 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 East London to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from East London to Cape Town is 35£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to East London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.84 GBP, the same as in East London, while train tickets costs 62% more in Cape Town: 0.84 GBP against 0.52 GBP in East London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.71 GBP in Cape Town, 33% more than the 5.03 GBP in East London. The price of the coffee is around 17% more expensive in Cape Town, with an average of 1.55 GBP , while in East London the coffee costs 1.33 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from East London to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from East London to Cape Town are January, July and February, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from East London to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from East London 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 Cape Town from East London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route East London - Cape Town.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from East London to Cape Town?
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 East London. 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 Cape Town compared to East London?
While in East London the temperatures can reach an average of 31.6 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the 7.16 ºC average degrees reported in East London. During the winter period, East London can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between East London and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between East London and Cape Town is: East London Airport (ELS) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Fly Safair.
  • Airlink.
  • South African Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from East London to Cape Town?
Airlines with direct flights departing from East London to Cape Town are:
  • Fly Safair.
  • Airlink.
  • South African Airways.
Flight Duration 1 h and 51 m Flights between East London and Cape Town take, on average, 1 h and 51 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £35 Cheapest price for a flight between East London and Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport East London Airport The airport East London Airport is the departure airport operating flights between East London and Cape Town
Arriving Airport Cape Town International Airport Flights departing East London with Cape Town as destination arrive at Cape Town International Airport

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