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The distance between Cape Town and East London is 862 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, British Airways, Airlink (SAA), Kulula, and Cem Air. Cape Town and East London have 118 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Cape Town to East London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
British AirwaysBAWBAYes
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes
KululaCAWMNYes
Cem AirKEM5ZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cape Town to East London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cape Town and East London takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cape Town and East London?
The flight distance between Cape Town and East London is 862 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cape Town and East London?
Several carriers operate flights between Cape Town and East London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Fly Safair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, London, Durban, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Harare, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Saint-Denis, Walvis Bay, Maputo, Gaborone, Arusha, Riyadh, Windhoek, Amsterdam, Dar es Salaam, George, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Dubai.
What are the most popular routes to and from East London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as East London and Johannesburg, Durban, London, Nelspruit, Port Elizabeth, Edinburgh, Harare, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Dubai, Phnom Penh, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Mytilene, Kochi, Manchester, Melbourne, Birmingham, Exeter.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
What airports are near East London?
The main airport in East London is East London. It is also served by East London, Mthatha.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cape Town and East London?
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