Cheap Flights to East London
FlySafair offers customers cheap flights to East London from Johannesburg and Cape Town. The frequency of our flights depends on our seasonal schedule and travellers can generally expect a greater frequency of flights in the summer months. Click here to view our current schedule.
About East London
Situated on the South East coast of South Africa, East London is located between the Buffalo and Nahoon Rivers. East London and the Eastern Cape are home to an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery. The area enjoys a temperate climate and is a great destination for surfing and other beach activities. The city also provides an amazing opportunity to discover and engage with the rich culture of the Xhosa people.
Things to do in East London
The beautiful coast of the Eastern Cape offers a wide range of fun activities. Travellers mostly enjoy the beautiful surroundings and wide open spaces, but the city itself also offers an array of activities to suit all personalities:
- Hike or trail run the beautiful Tilty Hill Trail
- Surf away!
- Enjoy a round of golf at the East London Golf Club
- Visit the Ann Bryant Art Gallery
- Check out the Lion Park
- Party the night away at Numbers Dance Club
- Take a stroll along Gonubie Beach
Places to stay in East London
East London is home to a number of hotels and guest lodges to suit all pockets and personalities. Click here to find cheap accommodation in Cape Town with our hotel partner, Booking.com.
Getting around East London
There's not a great deal of public transport in East London so we highly recommend renting a car when visiting. Customers who book cheap flights with FlySafair are able to save 15% on their car rental when booking a car with First Car Rental while making their reservation.
East London weather
Summer temperatures in East London can climb into the early forties, so it can get very hot there. Generally summer spans from November through to late March, with the hottest month being February.
The region sees the greatest rainfall during October and November.
Winter is generally dry and temperatures are known to drop into single digits in June, July and August.