Fly To East London

Book your flight



East London, ‘Slummies’, Buffalo City - No matter what you call it, this jewel on the Eastern Cape coastline is best known for its laidback vibe, pleasant locals and beach centric lifestyle. It’s about 300km by road from its bigger neighbour Port Elizabeth and just a quick 45 minute flight from the Friendly City.

You can book cheap flights to East London with Travelstart South Africa. Direct flights to East London are available daily from South Africa’s major airport hubs. Weather-wise, East London is a pleasant place to visit most of the year if you’re looking to relax in one of the regions coastal resorts. That said; watch out for very occasional snowfall on the nearby mountains during the winter months.

East London Airport – ELS

East London Airport (code ELS) is a small but busy one that plays an important role in the growing economy of the Eastern Cape. It’s about 15km from the city centre and has daily flights to/from all major South African cities.

The following airlines offer daily cheap flights to East London Airport:

  • 1time – for East London flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg (Please Note: 1Time has been grounded since November 2012.)
  • South African Airways – for East London flights from Johannesburg
  • SA Airlink – for flights to East London from Port Elizabeth.
  • SA Express – For flights to East London from Johannesburg and Durban

Currently it is not possible to get international flights to/from East London. International passengers looking for flights to/from East London (ELS) will have to fly via Johannesburg or Cape Town.

East London Flights

No matter where you are in South Africa we can help you find cheap flights to East London. East London flights depart daily from Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and other South African cities.

You’ll always be able to find flights to East London with Travelstart. By putting all East London flights in one place it’s easy to find the air tickets that best suit your requirements and your budget. Start searching for cheap flights to East London using the online flight booking system at the top of this page.

Share the news