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  •  15 h 48 min

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

$712 - $2,818

2 alternative options

Fly to Umtata, bus  •  21 h 6 min

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

$728 - $2,444

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  21 h 33 min

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southall and East London is 6123 miles.

It takes approximately 15 h 48 min 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 15 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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East London is 2 h ahead of Southall. It is currently 9:21 PM in Southall and 10:21 PM in East London.

Safair, Lufthansa, British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to East London Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in East London. Prices start at $42 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: 15 h 48 min

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

South African Airways, Lufthansa 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
14 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Umtata via Paris CDG, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Capetown
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Port Elizabeth via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,700
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from London Heathrow to East London via Capetown
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Umtata to East London
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
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
3 h
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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com

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