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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying 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.
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.
Visitors from Scotland are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.
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.
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Scotland.
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