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The best prices from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are usually found in May or March, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JNB)

EDI - JNB
Price
£465 - £677
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average price £556 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £465 From Edinburgh to Johannesburg
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 Johannesburg?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 19% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £404, or £432 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Edinburgh. Prices for May average £515 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £370. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg (EDI - JNB)?

When flying from Edinburgh to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg in August, September 2020

The best prices found for EDI to JNB flights in August, September
21 Aug - 4 Sep
£613pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Aug - 4 Sep
£669pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Aug - 4 Sep
£765pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh found for this year
1 Dec - 8 Dec
£519pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Oct - 18 Oct
£521pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Oct - 18 Oct
£522pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg
02:45 - 05:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 05m
EDI - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£359
Kiwi.com
05:45 - 05:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 05m
EDI - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£454
Kiwi.com
03:40 - 05:50
Qatar Airways
2 stops
25h 10m
EDI - JNB
Qatar Airways
£526
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £519, but on average you can expect to pay £601.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £500 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,907 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Johannesburg?

Edinburgh will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Johannesburg over the next 12 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 26 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

For as low as £532, KLM can have you in Johannesburg from Edinburgh in 14h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Johannesburg return?

Currently priced at £398, Lufthansa will fly you from Edinburgh to Johannesburg and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £461 and £480, respectively. Users have found that Lufthansa is 26% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £526 on Qatar Airways.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Johannesburg

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R22.45
Average temperature for August in Johannesburg
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Johannesburg
14.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Johannesburg

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