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Origin Airport IATA CodeELS
Destination Airport IATA CodeJNB

Helpful East London to Johannesburg (ELS - JNB) Flight Information

Traveling From East London
Origin Airport IATA Code ELS
Traveling To Johannesburg
Destination Airport IATA Code JNB
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Available Airlines South African Airlink, Hahn Air Systems
Distance 768 km
Direct Flight Time 1 30
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FAQs about flights from East London to Johannesburg

Is it possible to fly from East London to Johannesburg right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will keep you up-to-date on flying restrictions or health guidelines if you're planning to book a flight from East London to Johannesburg sometime soon.

Is there a direct flight between East London and Johannesburg?

Excited to get on with exploring Johannesburg? There are numerous air carriers operating direct flights between ELS and Johannesburg Airport (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.). Airlink might have the flight for you but if not, British Airways is another choice.

How long is a direct flight from East London to Johannesburg?

If you're the kind of traveller who likes to get to know their seat mate, you'll have about 1 hour and 32 minutes to do so during your direct East London to Johannesburg flight. This journey of 478 miles can zip by in just 1 hour and 30 minutes, which still gives you plenty of time to make a new friendship or two.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Johannesburg due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Johannesburg booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for East London to Johannesburg flights?

Making plans to travel to Johannesburg from East London? These are the most popular flight routes that'll get you there:

  • ELS to O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 39 flights per week
  • East London Airport (ELS) to Lanseria Intl. Airport - 11 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from East London to Johannesburg?

If you're on your way from East London to Johannesburg, there are a few airlines to pick from. With 82 flights monthly, Airlink is the first choice for many regular travellers. But if you want to know that you've gotten value for your hard-earned cash, compare other options. Safair is another great option and advertises 78 flights each month.

How many flights are there from East London to Johannesburg?

A world of wonder and excitement awaits you in Johannesburg. Get your exciting adventure underway by booking one of the 6 flights which run each day from East London to Johannesburg.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing British Airways, Comair or Qatar Airways. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from East London to Johannesburg, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between East London to Johannesburg is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from East London to Johannesburg  

Every day between East London and Johannesburg, 3 flights from 1 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Airlink, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 768 km between null and null, let us know! 

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We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from East London to Johannesburg to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from East London to Johannesburg

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

3 out of 5
The price is £56 per night from 30 Aug to 30 Aug
Located in O.R. Tambo, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Emperors Palace Casino, Kempton Park Golf Club and Festival Mall. International Terminal Duty Free ...
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
"sehr angenehm Hotel im Flughafen, praktisch und zweckmässig um am nächsten Tag weiter zu reisen. Frühstück lässt keine Wünsche offen."

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2020

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel

5 out of 5
Opposite Int'l Arrivals Hall, O.R. Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Gauteng
The price is £242 per night from 6 Aug to 6 Aug
Located in the business district, this family-friendly hotel is 9.3 mi (15 km) from Eastgate Shopping Centre and 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from Rosebank Mall.
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Brilliant
"One of the best hotels I've every stayed at! Couldn't fault it..."

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2016

InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport

Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport

4 out of 5
The price is £53 per night from 6 Aug to 6 Aug
Located in the heart of Kempton Park, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Arwyp Medical Centre, Kempton Park Golf Club and Festival Mall. Emperors Palace ...
4/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
"Great location near the airport but could not hear the planes in the room. The staff were very friendly and the room was clean. We are in the restaurant in the evening and the food was good with a nice atmosphere. It is much cheaper to book an Uber rather than the hotel booking a taxi for you. The ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport

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Premier Hotel OR Tambo

Premier Hotel OR Tambo

4 out of 5
The price is £51 per night from 17 Aug to 17 Aug
This family-friendly Kempton Park hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Arwyp Medical Centre and Kempton Park Golf Club. Festival Mall and ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
"excellent hotel. value for money. will stay there again. and highly recommended"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2018

Premier Hotel OR Tambo
Hilton Sandton

Hilton Sandton

5 out of 5
138 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng
The price is £59 per night from 7 Aug to 7 Aug
Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sandton Convention Centre and Nelson Mandela Square. Sandton ...
Hilton Sandton
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

5 out of 5
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng
The price is £201 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
This family-friendly Randburg hotel is located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, within 2 mi (3 km) of Johannesburg Zoo and University of Witwatersrand. ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Exceeded expectations
"The hotel staff made the stay for us. They were courteous, helpful and extremely accommodating. We were also fortunate enough to enjoy their Sunday brunch offering - the selection is amazing!"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2018

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.