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Cheapest flights to Johannesburg

Cheapest flights to Johannesburg in the next 3 months

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Flights from East London to Johannesburg

Flights from East London to Johannesburg will get you to the ‘City of Gold’ within 1 hour and 25 minutes. Planes will be departing from the East London Airport (ELS) and drop you off at the O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or the Lanseria Airport (HLA). Popular airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg include South African Airways, Kulula and FlySafair. Non-stop flights from East London to Johannesburg are available.

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Things to know before you travel to Johannesburg

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip

Country South Africa
Currency South African Rand
Language isiZulu / English
Hub airport O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Travel adaptor Type D / M / N

Travel documents

Travellers will require a South African ID or a passport to fly from East London to Johannesburg.

Airport information

The OR Tambo International Airport is a 20-minute drive from the Johannesburg city centre, while the Lanseria Airport is a 50-minute drive away.

Main attractions

The main attractions in Johannesburg are Gold Reef City, Soweto and the Apartheid Museum.

Cost of living in Johannesburg

Compare the costs of everyday items in East London and Johannesburg

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

East London R 100.00
Johannesburg R 90.00

Local beer

0,5L Draught

East London R 25.00
Johannesburg R 22.00

Pack of cigarettes


East London R 37.00
Johannesburg R 35.00

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

East London R 10.00
Johannesburg R 10.00



East London R 22.34
Johannesburg R 19.00
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