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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, British Airways, Airlink (SAA), Kulula, and LIFT airline. Johannesburg and East London have 79 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights13151118-913

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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 Johannesburg to East London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Fly SafairSFRFAYesUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYesUnknownNo
KululaCAWMNYesUnknownNo
LIFT airlineGEYesUnknownNo

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, British Airways, 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 Johannesburg?

The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.

What airports are near East London?

The main airport in East London is East London. It is also served by East London, Mthatha.

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