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The distance between East London and Cape Town is 862 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, British Airways, Kulula, LIFT airline, and Airlink (SAA). East London and Cape Town have 59 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights10121011-412
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British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Fly Safair on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
British AirwaysBAWBAYes
KululaCAWMNYes
LIFT airline GEYes
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from East London to Cape Town?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between East London and Cape Town takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between East London and Cape Town?
The flight distance between East London and Cape Town is 862 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between East London and Cape Town?
Several carriers operate flights between East London and Cape Town. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Fly Safair.
What are the most popular routes to and from East London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as East London and Durban, Johannesburg, Harare, Port Elizabeth, George, Mumbai, Thessaloniki, Victoria Falls, Gaborone, Valencia, Paphos, London, Munich, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Durban, London, Port Elizabeth, Bangkok, Harare, Gaborone, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Dublin, George, Maputo, Amsterdam, Manchester, Denpasar, Da Nang, Palma, Majorca, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Dammam.
What airports are near East London?
The main airport in East London is East London. It is also served by East London, Mthatha.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between East London and Cape Town?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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