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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town from £546

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 25/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
EDI — CPT
24 Jul — 31 Jul1
1 adult
Wed 24/7
Wed 31/7

The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or June, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 19 July 2024.

Round-trip from

£689

One-way from

£546

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

May
Kenya Airways
  • Kenya Airways
  • 22/11-2/12
  • 5 total stops
  • 62h 45m total
  • Edinburgh to Cape Town
Qatar Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • 25/8
  • 2 total stops
  • 36h 40m total
  • Edinburgh to Cape Town
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Cheap KLM flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Edinburgh and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.
Find some of the cheapest KLM flights travelling from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Tue 10/911:25EDI - CPT
1 stop33h 00mKLM
Tue 17/923:15CPT - EDI
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Deal found 18/7£717
Tue 10/909:10EDI - CPT
1 stop35h 15mKLM
Tue 17/923:15CPT - EDI
1 stop34h 10mKLM
Deal found 17/7£718
Fri 27/906:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
2 stops18h 10mKLM
Deal found 18/7£849
Fri 9/806:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sat 24/823:15CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 00mKLM
Deal found 17/7£1,198
Sat 17/808:10EDI - CPT
1 stop36h 15mKLM
Sat 24/823:15CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 00mKLM
Deal found 18/7£1,206

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Kenya Airways for the route between Edinburgh and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Kenya Airways flights we've found at this time heading from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 22/1105:45EDI - CPT
2 stops29h 00mKenya Airways
Mon 2/1214:30CPT - EDI
3 stops33h 45mKenya Airways
Deal found 17/7£689
Sun 10/1109:25EDI - CPT
3 stops26h 15mKenya Airways
Sat 16/1114:05CPT - EDI
2 stops48h 45mKenya Airways
Deal found 17/7£746
Tue 10/913:25EDI - CPT
3 stops23h 15mKenya Airways
Tue 17/923:00CPT - EDI
2 stops25h 05mKenya Airways
Deal found 17/7£767
Tue 10/913:25EDI - CPT
3 stops23h 15mKenya Airways
Tue 17/914:30CPT - EDI
3 stops33h 35mKenya Airways
Deal found 17/7£794
Tue 10/913:25EDI - CPT
3 stops23h 15mKenya Airways
Tue 17/923:00CPT - EDI
2 stops34h 25mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/7£797
Tue 5/1106:00EDI - CPT
3 stops29h 40mKenya Airways
Thu 21/1114:30CPT - EDI
3 stops33h 45mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/7£861

Cheap Edinburgh to Cape Town flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Edinburgh to Cape Town specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 July 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sat 17/809:30EDI - CPT
3 stops27h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/806:00CPT - EDI
3 stops25h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£988
Sat 17/809:30EDI - CPT
2 stops24h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/814:00CPT - EDI
3 stops31h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,002
Sat 17/809:30EDI - CPT
2 stops24h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/805:45CPT - EDI
2 stops25h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,025
Sat 17/817:05EDI - CPT
2 stops51h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/823:15CPT - EDI
1 stop34h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,119
Sat 17/808:10EDI - CPT
1 stop36h 15mKLM
Sat 24/823:15CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 00mKLM
Deal found 18/7£1,206

Edinburgh to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Edinburgh and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Tue 5/1119:40EDI - CPT
1 stop35h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 21/1111:45CPT - EDI
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£701
Tue 10/911:25EDI - CPT
1 stop33h 00mKLM
Tue 17/923:15CPT - EDI
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Deal found 18/7£717
Tue 5/1107:30EDI - CPT
2 stops23h 00mQatar Airways
Thu 21/1112:35CPT - EDI
1 stop26h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/7£742
Tue 10/911:20EDI - CPT
2 stops33h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 17/923:15CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£751
Thu 3/1006:00EDI - CPT
3 stops30h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 24/1112:35CPT - EDI
1 stop19h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£763
Tue 5/1112:40EDI - CPT
2 stops25h 55mLufthansa
Thu 21/1115:20CPT - EDI
2 stops27h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 18/7£781
Tue 5/1116:10EDI - CPT
2 stops19h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 21/1115:20CPT - EDI
2 stops21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£790
Tue 10/913:25EDI - CPT
3 stops23h 15mKenya Airways
Tue 17/923:00CPT - EDI
2 stops34h 25mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/7£797
Thu 3/1013:20EDI - CPT
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 24/1112:35CPT - EDI
1 stop26h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£806

One-way flights to Cape Town from Edinburgh

Search for one-way flight options from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Edinburgh to Cape Town can select one of these great deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Sun 25/821:10EDI - CPT
2 stops36h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/7£546
Sun 25/806:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Deal found 18/7£581
Sun 25/806:00EDI - CPT
3 stops30h 40mKenya Airways
Deal found 18/7£980
Fri 20/1220:40EDI - CPT
2 stops40h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,119
Fri 20/1214:10EDI - CPT
3 stops46h 45mRwandAir
Deal found 18/7£1,370
Fri 20/1207:30EDI - CPT
1 stop25h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/7£1,444

Find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.

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Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Fri 22/11

2 stops29h 00m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 2/12

3 stops33h 45m

£689

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 5/11

1 stop35h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 21/11

1 stop22h 10m

£701

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 10/9

1 stop33h 00m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 17/9

1 stop14h 25m

£717

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 10/9

1 stop35h 15m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 17/9

1 stop34h 10m

£718

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Fri 22/11

2 stops18h 40m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 2/12

1 stop19h 25m

£722

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 5/11

2 stops23h 00m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 21/11

1 stop26h 05m

£742

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Fri 22/11

1 stop22h 45m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 2/12

1 stop24h 15m

£747

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 5/11

2 stops25h 55m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 21/11

2 stops27h 55m

£781

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 10/9

2 stops33h 05m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 17/9

2 stops22h 40m

£855

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Deals found on 17/7

Best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Cape Town from Edinburgh with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
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Travel insights for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Get recent, data-driven insights about flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town including ideal travel times, pricing trends, and more.

How far ahead should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town, you should look to book at least 45 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town (average of £442). Flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town in July is currently the most expensive (average of £673). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from EDI to CPT?

Find hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 19 July 2024.

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 24% on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.

Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Edinburgh to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.

Rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average rainfall totals by month.

In terms of precipitation, rainfall in Cape Town ranges from 20.0 - 100.0 inches per month. July is typically the wettest month, when rainfall can reach 100.0 mm. January is typically the driest time to visit Cape Town when rainfall is around 20.0 mm.

Temperature in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature totals by month.

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cape Town, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 21.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 12.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated 19 July 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with KLM, Kenya Airways and Turkish Airlines from Edinburgh to Cape Town to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

8.1
Very Good
43 reviews
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

7.9
Good
1,427 reviews
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

7.7
Good
4,175 reviews
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

7.5
Good
1,635 reviews
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

7.4
Good
3,752 reviews
8.1
Very Good
43 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.9

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 1

Overall it was a good,given that it is a short flight one can’t easily find fault.

Related info for your journey

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £689, but on average you can expect to pay £759.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town round-trip from £689. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from £717, and Qatar Airways, from £742. You may be able to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town for 15% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

    £546 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on KLM and Kenya Airways, with prices starting from £581 and £980, respectively.

  • What does EDI to CPT mean?

    EDI and CPT are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. EDI to CPT refers to a flight route from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Edinburgh to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Edinburgh to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Edinburgh to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals updated?

    The Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/7.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town (average of £442). Flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town in July is currently the most expensive (average of £673). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Discover the top 7 airlines that operate flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 996,417 searches. Data last updated 19 July 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Kenya AirwaysCheapest£463Average£625FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%
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LufthansaCheapest£467Average£653FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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SWISSCheapest£516Average£581FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest£612Average£697FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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KLMCheapest£623Average£798FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest£641Average£739FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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British AirwaysCheapest£839Average£940FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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