Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International

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The best prices from Edinburgh to Cape Town International are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Cape Town International (CPT)

EDI - CPT
Price
£553 - £811

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£596

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

£553

From Edinburgh to Cape Town International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Cape Town International?

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 12% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town International?

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to Cape Town International from £623 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £640 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town International?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town International from Edinburgh. Users have commonly found prices around £617 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £408. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town International (EDI - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to Cape Town International in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International in November, December 2020

The best prices found for EDI to CPT flights in November, December
9 Dec - 29 Dec
£414pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Dec - 30 Dec
£420pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Dec - 29 Dec
£514pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Cape Town International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town International from Edinburgh found for next year
9 Dec - 29 Dec
£414pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Dec - 30 Dec
£420pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Dec - 29 Dec
£514pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town International from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 29 Dec
£414pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Dec - 30 Dec
£420pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Dec - 30 Dec
£550pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
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Cape Town Intl
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Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
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EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Cape Town International from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International
02:40 - 06:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 40m
EDI - CPT
Qatar Airways
£600
qatarairways.com
00:50 - 03:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 50m
EDI - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£616
KLM
08:55 - 06:30
British Airways
1 stop
19h 35m
EDI - CPT
British Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Cape Town International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Cape Town International

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Cape Town due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Cape Town for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £450. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £404, but on average you can expect to pay £427.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £375 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £450?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International within the next 7 days for less than £450.

How popular is this flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 925 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Cape Town?

The rainfall in Edinburgh is generally less than the rainfall in Cape Town. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Cape Town are hotter than in Edinburgh.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town International?

KLM, Lufthansa, and British Airways can get you from Edinburgh to Cape Town International in just under 14h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town International return?

According to our current data, KLM (£407), Air France (£437), and British Airways (£449) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to Cape Town International. KLM is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town International one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £600. Users have also found tickets on British Airways for as little as £652.

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Destination information for Cape Town International

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Top 7 airlines from Edinburgh to Cape Town International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Cape Town International choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
£567 £741 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£570 £772 No change fee 77%
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Emirates
£605 £818 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£608 £847 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£656 £956 No change fee 75%
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British Airways
£744 £1,034 No cancel fee 70%
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Lufthansa
£641 £1,202 No change fee 76%
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