Cheap flights from Johannesburg to East London

Flights starting at £39. Choose between Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA), or Ethiopian Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£39

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£39

Cheapest round-trip

£85

Average round-trip

£86

Nonstop flights in January

£39 – £119

Round trips

Johannesburg JNBEast London ELS

Fly Safair

£85
Johannesburg JNBEast London ELS

Fly Safair

£85

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768 km
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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to East London. The distance between Johannesburg and East London is 768 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA), Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, and Air Botswana. Johannesburg and East London have 68 direct flights per week.

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

Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to East London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes0
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Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes0
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South African AirwaysSAASANoNo
Air BotswanaBOTBPYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to East London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and East London takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and East London?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and East London is 768 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and East London?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and East London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA).
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, George, Harare, London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
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, London, Nelspruit, Port Elizabeth, Edinburgh, Harare, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Dubai, Phnom Penh, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Mytilene, Kochi, George, Manchester, Birmingham, Melbourne.
Which airports are there in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.
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 Johannesburg and East London?
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