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Johannesburg to East London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and East London take, on average, 1 hour and 33 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with East London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and East London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with East London as destination arrives at East London Airport

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Departure Sat, 26 Jun Return Mon, 28 Jun
JNB Johannesburg
ELS East London
return from £50
Departure Wed, 14 Jul Return Wed, 21 Jul
JNB Johannesburg
ELS East London
return from £59
Flight route information
Find out further information on Johannesburg and East London to help you prepare for your trip.
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
East London airports
  • ( East London Airport (ELS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 468 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to East London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to East London during the Covid-19 situation?
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 Johannesburg. 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 are flights from Johannesburg to East London?
The average price to go from Johannesburg to East London is of 77.18 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to East London is 50£. 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 Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in East London costs an average of 0.49 GBP, 60% cheaper than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 65% less in East London: 0.59 GBP against 1.71 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.38 GBP in East London, 15% less than the 6.36 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 9% more expensive in East London, with an average of 1.50 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.38 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to East London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to East London are January, December and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to East London?
The best time of the year to go to East London when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to East London from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, May and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  East London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to East London?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and East London is of around 01:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 772 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in East London compared to Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while East London have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and East London?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and East London is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to East London Airport (ELS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Fly Safair.
  • South African Airways.
  • Kulula.
Which are the airlines with flights from Johannesburg to East London?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Johannesburg to East London are:
  • Fly Safair.
  • Kulula.
  • South African Airways.
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