East London to Cape Town flights from £49

Flights starting at £49. Choose between Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA), or Cem Air to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£49

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£49

Cheapest round-trip

£99

Average round-trip

£142

Nonstop flights in January

£49 – £117

Round trips

East London ELSCape Town CPT

Fly Safair

£99
East London ELSCape Town CPT

Fly Safair

£101

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862 km
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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, Airlink (SAA), Cem Air, and South African Airways. East London and Cape Town have 97 direct flights per week.

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes0
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Cem AirKEM5ZYesNo
South African AirwaysSAASANoNo
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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 1.7 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 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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