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Cheap flights from East London to Cape Town

ELS — CPT
26 Jun — 3 Jul1
1 adult
Wed 26/6
Wed 3/7

The best prices from East London to Cape Town Intl are usually found in February or October, booked 8 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from East London to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from East London (ELS) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 21 June 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

£103

Round-trip from

£640
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From East London to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from East London to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 13% on the overall cost on flights from East London to Cape Town.

How far in advance should I book a flight from East London to Cape Town?

Find a great deal and save up to 1% by booking at least 9 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from East London to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £91.

What is the cheapest month to fly from East London to Cape Town?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from East London. Users have commonly found prices around £100 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £70. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ELS to CPT?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from East London to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 2% on airfare.

How far ahead should I book a flight from East London to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from East London to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 14 June 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from East London to Cape Town may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 8 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from East London to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from East London to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 16 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their East London to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from East London to Cape Town

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Cape Town from East London with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cape Town, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 21.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 12.0 C).

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  • How popular is this East London to Cape Town flight route?

  • What does ELS to CPT mean?

    ELS and CPT are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. ELS to CPT refers to a flight route from East London Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from East London to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your East London to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from East London to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter East London to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from East London to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on East London to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from East London to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from East London to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from East London to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from East London to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from East London to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from East London to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from East London to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on East London to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from East London to Cape Town?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from East London to Cape Town (average of £812). Flying from East London to Cape Town in July is currently the most expensive (average of £1,079). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Hourly flight availability from East London to Cape Town

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Weekly flight availability from East London to Cape Town

Explore weekly flight availability from East London to Cape Town. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
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