International (€)
Deutschland (€)
España (€)

East London to Cape Town flights

Why book with Opodo?
  • Cheap flights with over 660 airlines
  • Compare the best deals
  • Flights to Cape Town from £97

Cheap last minute flights to Cape Town

Latest deals and top flight routes from East London airports.

Departure Tue, 06 Oct Return Thu, 08 Oct
ELS East London
CPT Cape Town
return from £97
Departure Fri, 23 Oct Return Mon, 26 Oct
ELS East London
CPT Cape Town
return from £110
Flight route information
Find out further information on East London and Cape Town to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.51 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 30 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
58%

Trains are 58% more expensive in Cape Town than in East London.

East London
£0.55
Cape Town
£0.87
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
11%

The average meal is 11% more expensive in Cape Town than in East London.

East London
£5.39
Cape Town
£5.96
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
100%

Taxis are 100% more expensive in Cape Town than in East London.

East London
£0.46
Cape Town
£0.92
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
9%

Coffee in Cape Town is 9% cheaper than in East London.

East London
£1.4
Cape Town
£1.28
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
K Distance: 550 miles

Search for flights from East London to Cape Town

Find cheap flights from East London to Cape Town with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from East London with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from East London to Cape Town to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from East London to Cape Town

How is COVID-19 affecting flights 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 much, on average, are flights from East London to Cape Town?
The average price to go from East London to Cape Town is 86.17 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from East London to Cape Town at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 97€ for the route East London - Cape Town. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.95 GBP, 98% more expensive than East London, with a fare of 0.48 GBP, while train tickets costs 60% more in Cape Town: 0.91 GBP against 0.57 GBP in East London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.96 GBP in Cape Town, 6% more than the 5.60 GBP in East London. The price of the coffee is around 10% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in East London the coffee costs 1.46 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from East London to Cape Town?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from East London to Cape Town are January, July and February.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Cape Town from East London in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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.
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 oter cities in between).

Other city destinations

Our International travel websites