Cheap flights from London to East London

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The best prices from London to East London are usually found in May or January, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to East London (ELS)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to ELS flight in 2021: compare London to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
LON - ELS
Price
£563 - £819
ELS
Temperature
15 - 21 °C
ELS
Precipitation
30 - 90 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₪563

From London All airports (LON) to East London

One-way from

£348

One-way flight from London All airports (LON) to East London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to East London?

Users have found that flying from London to East London on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London 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 to East London for as little as £686 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 £686 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to East London from London average £678. You can even find prices in May for less than £678, as users have found deals to East London from as low as £548. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to East London from London. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 20%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to East London (LON - ELS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to East London in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 15% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to East London in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to ELS flights in September, October
18 Oct - 15 Jan
£507pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Oct - 15 Jan
£591pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Oct - 15 Jan
£645pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to East London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from London found for this year
5 Nov - 30 Nov
£500pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Oct - 15 Jan
£507pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Dec - 22 Dec
£567pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to East London from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to East London
18:10 - 13:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 05m
LHR - ELS
Multiple Airlines
£438
DreamWorldTravel
18:10 - 13:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 20m
LHR - ELS
Multiple Airlines
£440
Travel2Be
17:00 - 13:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 15m
LHR - ELS
Multiple Airlines
£348
DreamWorldTravel

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Flight FAQs

From London to East London

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

Most people fly into East London (ELS) if they book a flight to East London from London. On average, East London has 0 inbound flights from London per day from 3 airlines. East London is conveniently located just 5.1 mi from East London’s city centre.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London to East London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Etihad Airways, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to East London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to East London include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to East London due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and East London for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to East London for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to East London for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £493, but on average you can expect to pay £699.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to East London return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to East London, with prices starting at £647. Another option worth looking into is British Airways, starting at £889 return. You may be able to fly from London to East London for 4% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Etihad Airways, Lufthansa and South African are the most popular airlines when flying from London to East London.

What are the cheapest flights from London to East London?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £474. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - East London) can be booked for £493 on average our data indicates £1,370 when flying from London to East London

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for East London, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to East London

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to East London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from East London?

Returning to London from East London

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

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

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Alternative routes for London 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 London to East London.
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