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shortest flight path from Johannesburg to East London

Flights Johannesburg to East London

You want to get on the cheapest flight rom Johannesburg to East London . After 1time went into liquidation, for a few months it was just SA Express flying the route, but now Kulula have joined the party. Try be flexible with dates to secure a good price.

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Airlines flying from Johannesburg to East London



Johannesburg to East London

non-stop (1h30m)

South African Express

Johannesburg to East London

non-stop (1h30m)


  • 7 April 2013. A survey of the latest flights from JNB to ELS shows that the latest flight on Sunday the 1st June 2013 is a Kulula flight which is scheduled to leave Johannesburg at 15h55. On Sunday the 2nd June there is an SAA flight leaving at 19h00.

  • 1 March 2013. Kulula OR Tambo to East London flights commence in Boeing 737-800 planes. “We have introduced this route to meet the demand for flights in and out of East London, and support the economic growth of the Eastern Cape region. We are pleased to be able to address the needs of our kulula fans in East London by making it easier and more affordable to fly from this city.” says the marketing manager of Kulula, Nadine Damen. Flight MN801 is scheduled to leave JNB at 06h45 and arrive in East London at 0815, while flight MN805 is scheduled to leave JNB at 15h55 and arrive in ELS at 17h25.

  • 28 November 2012. Kulula starts taking bookings for JNB- East London flights.

  • 2 November 2012. 1time files for bankruptcy and flies its last JNB-ELS flight.

By bus

If you're looking for cheaper travel, try the Greyhound bus.

The driving distance between Johannesburg and East London is 943km.

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