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Heathrow (LHR) to East London (ELS)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to ELS flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
LHR - ELS
Price
£770 - £1,192
ELS
Temperature
15 - 21 °C
ELS
Rainfall
30 - 90 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£614

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£614

From London Heathrow to East London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to East London (LHR - ELS)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to East London, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to East London?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to East London from London Heathrow Airport. Prices for May average £739 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £597. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 20% on your journey compared to booking in December

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to East London?

Users have found that booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to East London at least 37 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London for as little as £747 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £747 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to East London in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LHR to ELS flights in May, June
29 May - 30 May
£818pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 30 May
£925pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 30 May
£1,486pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to East London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from Heathrow found for this year
29 May - 30 May
£818pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 30 May
£925pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 20 Aug
£1,016pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to East London

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

For a flight from London Heathrow to East London, you will be flying into East London. East London (ELS) is just 5.1 mi from the center of the city. East London is the only East London airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day. 4 airlines have flights to East London from London Heathrow on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to East London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London Heathrow to East London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, South African, and Etihad Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London for under £1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London for under £1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,016, but on average you can expect to pay £1,204.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to East London round-trip?

Qatar Airways, at £1,200, was found to be the cheapest airline from London Heathrow Airport to East London. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be British Airways.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to East London?

British Airways, Etihad Airways and Lufthansa are the most popular airlines when flying from London Heathrow Airport to East London.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London?

On average you can expect to pay £1,029 for a flight from London Heathrow Airport to East London. The cheapest flight overall is £819 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - East London) is currently priced at £733.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to East London from Heathrow?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to East London

Most visitors from London Heathrow need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter East London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to East London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering East London.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Heathrow from East London?

Returning to London Heathrow from East London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from East London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from East London are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

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Alternative routes for Heathrow to East London

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Destination information for East London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to East London.
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Top 3 airlines flying from London Heathrow to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to East London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
£538 £659 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
£650 £884 No cancel fee 78%
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British Airways
£768 £832 No cancel fee 70%
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