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The distance between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town is 647 km. The most popular airlines for this route are British Airways, Fly Safair, Airlink (SAA), Kulula, and LIFT airline. Port Elizabeth and Cape Town have 55 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights1213117-75
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Airlink (SAA) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

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

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town?
The flight distance between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town is 647 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town?
Several carriers operate flights between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Airlink (SAA), Fly Safair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Port Elizabeth?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg, Durban, London, Bloemfontein, Harare, Nairobi, East London, Dubai, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Lusaka, Zanzibar, Gaborone, Dar es Salaam, Bulawayo, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Entebbe, Goa, George, Mauritius Island, Amsterdam.
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, East London, 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 Port Elizabeth?
The main airport in Port Elizabeth is Port Elizabeth. It is also served by Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
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