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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 Wednesday and return on a Monday

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

EDI - JNB
Price
£452 - £681
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

£551

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

£452

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 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 £522, or £533 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 £526 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £389. 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 11% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg in October, November 2020

The best prices found for EDI to JNB flights in October, November
27 Nov - 3 Jan
£409pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Nov - 4 Dec
£450pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
31 Oct - 21 Nov
£453pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh found for this year
27 Nov - 3 Jan
£409pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Nov - 4 Dec
£450pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
31 Oct - 21 Nov
£453pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 19 Nov
£456pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Nov - 23 Nov
£472pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Nov - 18 Nov
£497pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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.

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?

British Airways, Qatar Airways, and Emirates 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 £462 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £462. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £409, but on average you can expect to pay £483.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £385 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £462?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than £462.

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 less rainfall in 2 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 £450, KLM can have you in Johannesburg from Edinburgh in 14h 15m. 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 £410, 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 KLM and Air France - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £450 and £470, respectively. Users have found that Lufthansa is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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 = R21.21
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

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