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There are 3 ways to get from Southall to East London by plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to East London  •  16h 2m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to East London (ELS) LHR - ELS

$862 - $2,218

Cheapest option

Fly to Umtata, bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Umtata (UTT) LHR - UTT
  2. Take the bus from Umtata to East London

$578 - $2,443

1 alternative option

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  21h 12m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) LHR - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to East London

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The cheapest way to get from Southall to East London is to fly and bus which costs £440 - £1,900 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Southall to East London is to fly which costs £650 - £1,700 and takes 16h 2m.

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The distance between Southall and East London is 6123 miles.

It takes approximately 16h 2m to get from Southall to East London, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to East London Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 30m and has one stopover.

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East London is 2h ahead of Southall. It is currently 2:54 PM in Southall and 4:54 PM in East London.

Comair, Virgin Atlantic, Safair and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London Airport.

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There are 195+ hotels available in East London. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southall to East London.
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  • Distance: 6122.8 miles
  • Duration: 16h 2m

What companies run services between Southall, England and East London, South Africa?

South African Airways, Virgin Atlantic and seven other airlines fly from Southall to East London hourly.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Durban
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Zurich, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Capetown
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,500
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Capetown
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Umtata to East London
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Mthatha to East London
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Umtata to East London
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Port Elizabeth to East London
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com

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