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Cheap flights to East London 2019 / 2020

Cheap Flight to East London With Etihad Airways
Average flight prices for East London
£ 519.17 to £ 2,002.92
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Get to observe the main river port along the Indian Ocean with cheap flights to East London. This hub of metropolitan municipality has been established along the Buffalo River, and is known to be naturally scenic with a few standard resorts, game reserves and natural parks along its outskirts. TravelhouseUK has tracked all East London flights connecting via South Africa’s domestic network, with the main East London airport hosting about 4 airlines operating about 300 flights weekly from the facility. Cheap flight tickets to East London are available with both South African Airways and Etihad Airways for the ongoing season.

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What Are The Popular Stopovers On Flights To East London From UK?

The flight usually has two stopovers one in the Middle East or Central Europe and the other at Johannesburg. The flights with Middle Eastern layovers land at Abu Dhabi or Dubai, and those with European stopovers are at Paris, Amsterdam, or Frankfurt.

what is an estimated flight time from uk to east london?

An estimated Flight time from UK to East London is 14 hours 50 minutes. Other alternatives may allow you to add up to two stopovers which will eventually cause increased flight duration.

Cheap Flights to East London with Emirates and South African Airlines

Most cheap flights to this city on the eastern cape of South Africa are operated by South African Airlines or Emirates or a combination of the two. These flights are not only cheap but also come with brief stopovers making the journey less hectic for passengers. From London Heathrow Airport there are fifty flights every week operated by Emirates that are destined for East London. Similarly, South African Airlines operates fifty flights each week, bringing passengers from London to East London. Most flights stopover at Johannesburg and then the last stretch of the trip to East London is almost always with South African Airlines. The Emirates also operates a dozen flights every week from Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh as well. South African Airlines also offer multiple trips per week from different airports in the United Kingdom to EL.

What Are The Main International Airports In East London?

The major international airport that serves East London shares the city’s name that is, the East London International Airport (ELS). The airport is a modest but bustling hub for travellers coming to the Eastern Cape. The airport serves 700,000 passengers yearly. East London Airport is only nine kilometres from the city centre, and you can reach the airport in fourteen minutes from Downtown East London.

What Is The Ideal Time To Visit East London?

East London offers balmy weather around the year. However, the sunny summer season (December to February) is best for beach holidays. March to September also offers moderate temperature and precipitation is also at its minimum. The temperature of the city remains in the early twenties, and there is little chance that rain ruins your day. Fares are usually at its peak during the high season, so we advise you to book hotel rooms in advance so you can enjoy holidays without any budget constraints.

How To Get Around In East London?

Taxis are the most readily available and cost-effective mode of getting around East London. You can book them beforehand. Renting a car is yet another option, always recommended second only to taxis when you are in the city. There are three rent-a-car outlets at the airport so you can get a vehicle to roam the town the moment you land in East London. The EL Bus Shuttle is a safe and reliable transport you can get from the airport to reach any address. You can pre-book it to facilitate you in your travels without any hassle at the time of your arrival.

Why Visit East London?

East London is the only river port in the country and is the doorway to the Sunshine Coast of South Africa. Its flamboyant shores keep warming the waters of Indian Ocean and appeal the tourists with intriguing charm and a subtropical climate. While pulling the string of your explorative zeal, discover the attractions of this city.

Enjoy mild to wild experience in this relaxed city!

What Are The Major Landmarks For History-Buffs In East London?

East London is a small town at the mouth of the Buffalo River. History traced back to the footprints of 20,000 years old human Nahoon, makes this cape city somewhat more charismatic for South African and the international tourists alike. In the early ninth century, East London was an important port, shipping ferries with goods inland. There were many landmarks built during that period.

Which Events And Festivals Are Celebrated In East London?

East Londoners are known for their love for music, beer and the sea. While East London does celebrate Easter, Christmas and the New Year in a true South African fashion, the real colours of East London come out at the Port Festival at the end of June. Join the South Africans drinking the nectars of their ‘beer garden’ at this festival. The festival invites the South African Navy to show its might, and the locals attempt to rival it by making their versions of ‘build a boat’. The dance parties start quickly at the festival.

Where To Stay In East London?

If you are looking for a nice place within your budget, ‘The Thatch’ is a fine yet an inexpensive guesthouse to stay. Overlooking the Indian Ocean this place is a good accommodation in the backdrop of scenic beauty. Also, you can check the Hemingways Casino Hotel for comfy and luxury lodging. There are only a few five-star hotels in East London that offers exceptional value for your money.

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