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The best prices from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are usually found in May or June, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Monday

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

EDI - JNB
Price
£426 - £642
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£533

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£426

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 18% 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 32 days in advance to save up to 2% 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 32 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 £493, or £503 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 £496 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £367. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 34% 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 13% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg in April, May 2021

6 May - 27 May
£435pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 May - 27 May
£441pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 May - 27 May
£450pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

6 May - 27 May
£435pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 May - 27 May
£441pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 May - 27 May
£450pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg OR Tambo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

KLM, British Airways, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £435 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £435. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £435, but on average you can expect to pay £527.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £435 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 the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Johannesburg over the next 13 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 £463, Lufthansa can have you in Johannesburg from Edinburgh in 13h 50m. 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 £435, KLM will fly you from Edinburgh to Johannesburg and back. In addition to KLM, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air France and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £451 and £463, respectively. Users have found that KLM is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Johannesburg

Destination information for Johannesburg

Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.04
Average temperature for April in Johannesburg
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Johannesburg
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
£492 £629 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£481 £639 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£497 £690 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £723 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£613 £762 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £770 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£513 £771 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£608 £797 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£589 £823 No cancel fee 70%
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