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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 Monday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

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 2022: compare London to East London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in East London.
LON - ELS
Price
£770 - £1,119
ELS
Temperature
15 - 21 °C
ELS
Rainfall
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

Average price

£619

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£619

From London (LON) 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 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 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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 £745. You can even find prices in May for less than £745, as users have found deals to East London from as low as £602. 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%.

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 £754 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 £754 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Users have found that flying from London to East London on a Thursday 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.

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

The best prices found for LON to ELS flights in May, June
9 Jun - 23 Jun
£1,079pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City
21 May - 4 Jun
£1,254pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

London to East London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to East London from London found for this year
9 Dec - 11 Jan
£950pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City
9 Jun - 23 Jun
£1,079pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City
21 May - 4 Jun
£1,254pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ELS
East London
ELS
East London
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

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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 4 airlines. East London is conveniently located just 5.1 mi from East London’s city center.

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. British Airways, South African, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to East London for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to East London for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £623, but on average you can expect to pay £951.

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

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to East London, with prices starting at £846. Another option worth looking into is British Airways, starting at £1,297 round trip.

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

British Airways, Etihad Airways and Lufthansa 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 £808. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - East London) can be booked for £621 on average our data indicates £826 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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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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Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
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Luton (LTN)
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Airports servicing East London

Top 3 airlines flying from London to East London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£543 £664 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
£655 £891 No cancel fee 78%
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British Airways
£774 £838 No cancel fee 70%
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