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Scotland to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare Scotland to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Scotland to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Scotland to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £636. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £669.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Scotland to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Scotland in March are about £628 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £486.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Scotland to Cape Town (GBSCT - CPT)?

When flying from Scotland to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Scotland to Cape Town in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Scotland to CPT flights in September, October
22 Oct - 10 Dec
£422pp
INV
Inverness
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
INV
Inverness
22 Oct - 7 Dec
£435pp
INV
Inverness
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
INV
Inverness
24 Oct - 9 Dec
£460pp
INV
Inverness
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
INV
Inverness

Scotland to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Scotland found for this year
22 Oct - 10 Dec
£422pp
INV
Inverness
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
INV
Inverness
22 Oct - 7 Dec
£435pp
INV
Inverness
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
INV
Inverness
13 Nov - 21 Nov
£451pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to Cape Town
10:35 - 07:35
Emirates
1 stop
20h 00m
GLA - CPT
Emirates
£554
AirfareAssist
13:40 - 06:00
Lufthansa
1 stop
15h 20m
EDI - CPT
Lufthansa
£581
Lufthansa
16:55 - 04:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 15m
INV - CPT
Multiple Airlines
£1,736
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Flight FAQs

From Scotland to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Scotland?

If you book a flight to Cape Town from Scotland, you will be flying to Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 9.7 mi from the centre of Cape Town.

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Scotland 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 Scotland 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 Scotland to Cape Town for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to Cape Town for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £422, but on average you can expect to pay £461.

How popular is this Scotland to Cape Town flight route?

The Scotland 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.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £554. Users have also found prices from £581 and £1,716 on Emirates and Lufthansa, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Scotland to Cape Town?

The most popular flight routes from Scotland to Cape Town are Edinburgh Turnhouse - Cape Town Intl, Aberdeen Dyce - Cape Town Intl and Glasgow Intl - Cape Town Intl.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Scotland to Cape Town?

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Scotland to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Scotland to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Scotland to Cape Town is £345. On average you can expect to pay £1,036. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for £476.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Scotland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Scotland to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Scotland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Scotland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Scotland are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Scotland from Cape Town?

Returning to Scotland from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Scotland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Scotland.

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Departure points for flights from Scotland to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Scotland to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.22
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

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Top 7 airlines flying from Scotland to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Scotland to Cape Town 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
£415 £542 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£417 £565 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£429 £726 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
£442 £623 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£445 £588 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£462 £667 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£537 £782 No cancel fee 70%
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