Cheap Mango Flights from Cape Town to East London

East London is a tranquil city on the southeast coast of South Africa. Situated between the Buffalo River and the Nahoon River, it is South Africa’s only river port. With a population of more than 267,000 people, East London is a beautiful coastal city renowned for its beaches. Popular attractions include the East London Museum, East London Zoo and Inkwenwezi Private Game Reserve.

Fly to this beautiful destination with cheap Mango flights from Cape Town to East London. Mango’s first flight took to the skies on the 15th November 2006. The airline continues to make air travel more affordable and convenient for their guests. Known as South Africa’s most innovative airline, Mango operates a fleet of new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airline flies to major South African airports in Johannesburg, Durban., Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Durban. There are also twice-weekly flights to Zanzibar. Find your perfect Mango flight with Travelstart!

About East London

Airport information

East London Airport is a 10-minute drive from the city centre. There are several transport options available at the airport. You will find the airport shuttles in front of the Arrival’s terminal. Car hire companies are also available with some companies located in the terminal building.

Main attractions

East London is home to many stunning attractions, including Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve, Vincent Park Mall and the East London Zoo.

Route Information

Flight time
1 hour and 30 minutes
Flight distance
Departure airport
Cape Town International Airport
Arrival airport
East London Airport
Aircraft model
Boeing 737-800

Things to do in East London

Art Tour

Explore East London’s amazing art scene for a cultural view of the city. You’ll discover many galleries that will inspire you, including Ann Bryant Art Gallery, The Vincent Art Gallery and the Marlene Neumann Centre.


Surf the epic waves at East London’s unspoilt beaches. Known for its enchanting waves, Nahoon Beach is a surfing paradise for experienced and beginner surfers. If you’re a newbie, there are surf schools at your disposal to help you learn how to catch a wave.

Horse Riding

A horse ride on East London’s beaches is popular among tourists. This exciting activity offers beautiful views of the ocean while the epic dunes capture your attention on the other side. During your horse ride, you’ll see stunning views of river crossings, warm lagoons and rolling hillsides.

Where to stay in East London

Premier Hotel Regent

This 3-star hotel is a convenient and luxury accommodation overlooking the Indian Ocean. Situated on the Esplanade, it is a perfectly placed accommodation in East London and makes it easy to get to and from major attractions. Amenities include a restaurant, conference rooms, Wi-Fi, bar and fitness centre.

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African Dreams Bed and Breakfast

For a family vacation in East London, head to this 4-star accommodation in the Quigney suburb in East London. The individually decorated rooms have modern furnishings and provide a comfortable stay for all guests. The B&B serves breakfast daily, and dinner is available upon request. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a pool and parking.

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Blue Lagoon Hotel and Conference Centre

This 4-star hotel is located in sub-tropical foliage and overlooks the meeting point of the Nahoon River and the warm Indian Ocean. Absorb all the tranquillity that this exquisite hotel has to offer, and it is ideal for business and leisure travellers. Amenities include a bar, pool, conference centre and Wi-Fi.

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