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East London to Cape Town Flights

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East London and Cape Town airports and terminals

Airports in East London , ZA
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    East London Airport (ELS)

    Distance from City Center: 23.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from ELS to CPT

    Carriers
    South African Airways
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Airports in Cape Town , ZA
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    Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT)

    Distance from City Center: 10.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from ELS to CPT

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    South African Airways
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Featured Cape Town Airport Hotels

Cultivar Guest Lodge

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

BONNIEMILE ROAD OFF N12 Map

...Situated just 4 kms outside the centre of Stellenbosch town, Cultivar is in the countryside surrounded by farms and vineyards and is just a 50 minute drive from Cape Town or 25 minutes from the... More

Hotel only $109

City Lodge Grand West

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

GRANDWEST CASINO & ENTERTAINMENT Map

...AH0208 Hotel is set in a beautiful 1 floor building, an original Cape Dutch style of architecture Hotel is located 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport, city centre & Victoria... More

Hotel only $71

Protea Hotel Tygervalley

3 stars
2.5 / 5 2 reviews

Hendrick Verwoerd Drive, Welgemoed / Bellville Map

25% discount on breakfast

...As a budget hotel in Cape Town the Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is strategically located near the airport and CBD and is tailor-made for the executive traveller.... Protea Hotels Tyger Valley is... More

Zevenwacht Wine Estate Cape Town

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Langverwacht Road 25346 Map

...It is only 35km from Cape Town City Centre. More

Hotel only $94

Townlodge Bellville

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

CNR WILLIE VAN SCHOOR AVENUE Map

...It is a 20 minute drive from the Cape Town airport. More

January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from East London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 East London (ELS) Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways $305
Earn $3.05
Return Tue, Jan 13 Cape Town (CPT) East London (ELS) South African Airways
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from East London to Cape Town

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 9 East London (ELS) Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways $359
Earn $3.59
Return Thu, Feb 12 Cape Town (CPT) East London (ELS) South African Airways
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Flights to Cape Town

Flying from East London Airport in South Africa

East London Airport is located six miles from the center of town, and it serves four airlines. When you choose from the deals available on Orbitz.com for flights from East London, the air ticket you select will probably be for a flight that leaves from East London Airport.

Parking at East London Airport

Open, shaded and locked parking facilities are available at East London Airport. Rates for parking in the open facility start at 20 rand per hour, and in the shaded parking facility, an hour of parking costs 30 rand. The locked parking facility operates on a daily or monthly basis, with charges of 90 rand per day or 1,200 rand per month. Fifteen minutes of free parking are provided for dropping off passengers.

Getting to East London Airport

There are two official shuttle buses that run between the city center and the airport. One is known as Isobel's Little Red Bus, and the other is called Gateway Shuttle. Shuttle schedules follow flight schedules, and it is best to book a shuttle in advance. The charge for a trip on either shuttle is about 90 rand. Authorized taxi options include Dean's Taxi Services and Herman's Day and Night Taxi. To make sure everything is ready for you at your destination, check Orbitz.com for hotels and rental cars when you buy your air ticket.

Restaurants at East London Airport

There is a full-service restaurant in the departures hall of the East London Airport, and there is also a candy store called Cosmic Candy that offers snacks and candy to enjoy while you wait to board your flight.

Rely on Orbitz.com to find low fares on flights from East London.

Cape Town International Airport

It isn't hard to find cheap flights to Cape Town when you use Orbitz.com. The website lists all of the available flights so that you can find the best deal on air travel. The Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from the center of Cape Town. It's the second busiest airport in South Africa, and 22 airlines have flights that arrive at and depart from it. Some of the airlines that service the airport include Air France, British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

The Airport MyCiTi Shuttle runs between the airport and the Civic Center in central Cape Town. You can take a taxicab into Cape Town for approximately $20. The only taxi company authorized by the airport is Touch-Down Taxis. If you'd rather have your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses nine car-rental companies. The rental-car companies are located in front of the Central Terminal Building.

Climate in Cape Town

The winter season runs from June to the end of August, with low temperatures that range from the mid-40s to the mid-60s. Summer starts in early December and lasts through March. The low temperatures in the summer range from the high-50s to the low 60s, and the high temperatures range from the mid-to-high 70s. If you want warm weather during your trip, use Orbitz.com to plan your vacation between December and March.

Highlights and Attractions

While you're in Cape Town, you can take a guided tour on a red open-top bus, visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and take a guided walk up Table Mountain. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Cape Town, you can also make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from East London to Cape Town

    • 3 direct flights are operating from East London to Cape Town today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 53m.
    • South African Airways flight 1364 (4:25 AM GMT, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) is today's earliest available flight from East London to Cape Town.
    • South African Airways flight 1376 (1:45 PM GMT, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) is today's latest available flight from East London to Cape Town.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from East London to Cape Town (South African Airways flight 1372, Canadair Regional Jet 200) takes 1h 40m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from East London to Cape Town (South African Airways flight 1364, De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400) takes 2h 0m.
    • Flights from East London Airport (ELS) to Cape Town Int'l Airport (CPT) are available for this route.