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£699+ Cheap flights to East London

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
WAS — ELS
28 Jul — 4 Aug1
1 adult
Sun 28/7
Sun 4/8

Flights to East London in 2024

Find the latest flights to East London in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 980,503 searches and data was last updated on 23 July 2024.

Return from

£699

Popular in

October

Cheapest in

May

Average price

£1,285
6/11-27/11
  • 6/11-27/11
  • 4 total stops
  • 42h 20m total
  • London to East London
High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024

Cheap flights to East London in July & August 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to East London in July and August 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 980,503 searches and data was last updated on 23 July 2024.
The below flights offer some of the lowest fares to East London in July and August 2024. Check back soon for alternative prices as deals update often.
Thu 29/818:45LHR - ELS
2 stops24h 10mEmirates
Thu 5/907:00ELS - LHR
2 stops30h 25mEmirates
Deal found 22/7£767
Thu 22/814:50LHR - ELS
2 stops20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 1/912:35ELS - LHR
2 stops43h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/7£1,083
Thu 22/815:00LHR - ELS
2 stops20h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sun 1/912:35ELS - LHR
1 stop17h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/7£1,156
Thu 22/822:15LHR - ELS
1 stop33h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 1/912:35ELS - LHR
1 stop17h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/7£1,260
Thu 22/819:10LCY - ELS
2 stops18h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 1/908:50ELS - LCY
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/7£1,461

East London 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for East London in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 980,503 searches and data were last updated on 23 July 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals to East London in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 6/1120:15LHR - ELS
2 stops19h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/1109:30ELS - LHR
2 stops23h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/7£699
Wed 6/1113:50LHR - ELS
2 stops20h 10mLufthansa
Thu 28/1107:00ELS - LHR
2 stops17h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 23/7£717
Thu 29/818:45LHR - ELS
2 stops24h 10mEmirates
Thu 5/907:00ELS - LHR
2 stops30h 25mEmirates
Deal found 22/7£767
Wed 6/1113:50LHR - ELS
2 stops20h 10mLufthansa
Tue 26/1112:35ELS - LHR
2 stops21h 10mLufthansa
Deal found 23/7£795
Tue 5/1117:30LHR - ELS
2 stops24h 25mLufthansa
Tue 26/1107:00ELS - LHR
2 stops17h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 23/7£823
Thu 7/1118:40LHR - ELS
2 stops23h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1107:00ELS - LHR
2 stops17h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/7£846
Tue 5/1120:10LHR - ELS
2 stops21h 45mQatar Airways
Wed 27/1107:00ELS - LHR
2 stops26h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 23/7£867
Wed 6/1120:30LHR - ELS
3 stops21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/1112:35ELS - LHR
2 stops19h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/7£878
Wed 6/1120:15LHR - ELS
2 stops19h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/1113:40ELS - LHR
1 stop17h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/7£887

Find flights to East London within your budget

Locate flights to East London that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 980,503 searches and data was last updated on 23 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

£699 - £1,131

Route

Depart

Return

Price

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Wed 6/11

2 stops19h 15m

East London

Wed 27/11

2 stops23h 05m

£699

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Wed 6/11

2 stops20h 10m

East London

Thu 28/11

2 stops17h 55m

£717

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Thu 29/8

2 stops24h 10m

East London

Thu 5/9

2 stops30h 25m

£767

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Tue 5/11

2 stops24h 25m

East London

Tue 26/11

2 stops17h 55m

£788

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Tue 5/11

2 stops24h 25m

East London

Thu 28/11

2 stops17h 55m

£823

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Tue 5/11

2 stops21h 45m

East London

Wed 27/11

2 stops32h 20m

£835

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Thu 7/11

2 stops23h 15m

East London

Tue 26/11

2 stops17h 55m

£846

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Thu 7/11

2 stops21h 45m

East London

Wed 27/11

2 stops32h 20m

£858

London HeathrowEast London

LHR - ELS

LHRELS

London Heathrow

Thu 7/11

1 stop20h 40m

East London

Wed 27/11

1 stop21h 05m

£1,131

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 23/7

Best time to book a flight to East London

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When is the cheapest time to fly to East London?

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Users looking for the lowest fares to East London should consider flying on Monday at midday, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Sunday afternoons, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing East London

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to East London. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to East London. Reviews last updated 23 July 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Lufthansa and Qatar Airways to East London. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7.6
Good
4,166 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

6.9
Okay
7,355 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

6.7
Okay
6,720 reviews
8.1
Very Good
3,767 reviews

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.1

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

East London, with its nostalgic charm and laidback ambience, is a beautiful coastal city. Its broad expanses of white sandy beach are legendary, attracting sun-seekers, swimmers, surfers and other water sports enthusiasts. Away from the beach, East London has a wealth of attractions, from its impressive colonial architecture to the superb Queen’s Park Botanical Gardens and Zoo. East London Museum has some fascinating natural history exhibits, including the coelacanth type specimen and a real dodo egg. It’s possible to take tours from the city to visit the amaXhosa, where visitors can try out local food and watch traditional dance.

Getting around East London

There is no organised public transport system in East London, so car hire is the most practical and convenient choice for visitors wanting to explore. Car hire firms have offices at the airport and in town. Otherwise, taxis are not too expensive and can be pre-booked.

Visitors should take the usual safety precautions when out and about, especially at night, and seek local advice where necessary. Always follow local guidance concerning currents and tides when it comes to beach safety. 

  • When is the best time to fly to East London?

    East London is a great place to visit at any time of year although the very humid climate means it is never completely dry. Humidity levels reach over 80% between November and March. The least humid time to visit when the rainfalls are at their lower levels is in June and July which are also the coolest months.

  • What does ELS mean?

    East London Airport is ELS. This code is created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use IATA codes to identify the departing or arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to East London?

    Booking a flight to East London (ELS) is your only option if you intend on flying to East London. It is only a 5.1 mi journey from East London to East London’s city center.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to East London if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to East London on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to East London?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Lufthansa is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to East London.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in East London?

    East London is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in East London. One-way flights to East London typically cost £29, while return flights cost around £50.

  • How much is a return flight to East London?

    A return flight to East London will typically cost around £89, however they can be found for as little as £65.

  • Where does the fastest flight to East London depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to East London, London offers the quickest one-way flight (19 hours 15 minutes).

  • Does East London have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at East London can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to East London?

    Yes. East London has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Ground X Hotel is the closest property to East London (1.0 mi away from East London).

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