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Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The distance between East London and Johannesburg is 768 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA), British Airways, and Kulula. East London and Johannesburg have 74 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Airlink (SAA) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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 Johannesburg

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

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from East London to Johannesburg?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between East London and Johannesburg takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between East London and Johannesburg?
The flight distance between East London and Johannesburg is 768 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between East London and Johannesburg?
Several carriers operate flights between East London and Johannesburg. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA).
What are the most popular routes to and from East London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as East London and Cape Town, Durban, Harare, Port Elizabeth, George, Mumbai, Thessaloniki, Victoria Falls, Gaborone, Valencia, Paphos, Munich, London, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, London, George, Harare, Manchester, Bulawayo, Bloemfontein, Lusaka, Accra, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Tokyo, Hangzhou.
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 Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between East London and Johannesburg?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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