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Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Multiple companies offer flights from Cape Town International to Port Elizabeth. The flight time from Cape Town International to Port Elizabeth is around 1 hour 34 minutes and you will cover 647 Km (402 Miles). The airport code for Cape Town International is CPT and for Port Elizabeth it is PLZ.

The cost of the air travel varies depending on what day you travel and the time of day. If you are looking to get the cheapest flights possible then we recommend you travel mid week or in the late evening. On occasions, airliners may have special offers so look out for these. Our recommendation is to book well in advance if you are looking to get the best possible prices.

The table below shows the amount of daily flights in operation from Cape Town International (CPT) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ).

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
South African Airways988875500:3020:30
SA Express877775500:3018:30
Comair Express111111110:3511:35
British Airways111111110:3511:35
1Time111110110:0013:20
Velvet Sky010100200:5017:30

The greatest amount of direct flights offered from Cape Town International to Port Elizabeth South Africa are by South African Airways with around 7 flights a week. The earliest flight is available at 00:30 and the latest flights at 20:30 with the most popular flight number being SA 1805, SA 1807, SA 1809 and SA 1811.

You can visit South African Airways at www.southafricanairways.com website for late minute deals and up to date information.

Below you can see all the times when South African Airways fly. These flight times do vary so we recommend you look on the South African Airways website for accurate information for the dates you are departing.

DayFlight Times
Monday00:30, 06:30, 09:55, 13:30, 14:45, 16:05, 17:45, 18:30 and 20:30
Tuesday06:30, 09:55, 13:30, 14:45, 16:05, 17:45, 18:30 and 20:30
Wednesday06:30, 09:55, 13:30, 14:45, 16:05, 17:45, 18:30 and 20:30
Thursday06:30, 09:55, 13:30, 14:45, 16:05, 17:45, 18:30 and 20:30
Friday06:30, 09:55, 13:30, 14:45, 16:05, 17:45 and 18:30
Saturday06:30, 08:10, 09:55, 13:30 and 14:45
Sunday08:10, 09:55, 13:30, 14:00 and 18:30

You may instead fly from Cape Town International and arrive at Port Elizabeth by an alternative airport or airports. The summary of this is in the table below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Cape Town to East London0860 km (534 miles)1 hour 49 minutes

Before departing customs Cape Town International make sure that you do not exceed baggage allowances as excess charges may be considerable.