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 February or September, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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

EDI - CPT
Price
£602 - £849
Popular in December High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average price £613 Average for round-trip flights in settembre 2020
Round-trip from €602 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 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 45 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 £513 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £577 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 £644 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £455. 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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for EDI to CPT flights in September, October
19 Oct - 26 Oct
£724pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£775pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£851pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Cape Town International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town International from Edinburgh found for this year
19 Oct - 26 Oct
£724pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£775pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Dec - 7 Dec
£834pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
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
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£775pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£851pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 11 Oct
£1,079pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Cape Town International from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International
07:30 - 05:55
Lufthansa
1 stop
20h 25m
EDI - CPT
Lufthansa
£560
DreamWorldTravel
04:50 - 06:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 30m
EDI - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£580
mytrip.com
01:05 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
27h 55m
EDI - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£916
Gotogate

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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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £688, but on average you can expect to pay £839.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International for under £700 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 £800?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town International within the next 7 days for less than £800.

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 more than the rainfall in Cape Town. This will continue over the next 11 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, SWISS, and British Airways can get you from Edinburgh to Cape Town International in just under 14h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 35m. 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, Lufthansa (£595), KLM (£605), and SWISS (£628) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to Cape Town International. Lufthansa is currently priced 14% 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 Lufthansa. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £560.

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