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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to JNB flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
EDI - ZA1
Price
£429 - £647
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 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

£508

Average for round-trip flights in september 2021

Round-trip from

429 kr.

From Edinburgh Turnhouse 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?

Flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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

To save up to 11% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 52 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to Johannesburg from £541 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £577 for flights departing within the next 72 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 £512 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £400. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg (EDI - ZA1)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EDI to JNB flights in September, October
19 Oct - 7 Nov
£416pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Oct - 6 Nov
£418pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Oct - 9 Nov
£418pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh found for this year
17 Nov - 21 Nov
£406pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Oct - 8 Nov
£416pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Oct - 6 Nov
£418pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg
06:55 - 06:10
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
21h 15m
EDI - JNB
Turkish Airlines
07:30 - 04:25
Lufthansa
1 stop
18h 55m
EDI - JNB
Lufthansa
£597
Lufthansa
03:50 - 04:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 50m
EDI - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£607
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

Located just 6.8 mi from the city centre, Edinburgh Turnhouse is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Johannesburg from Edinburgh. Booking flights from Turnhouse (EDI) to Johannesburg should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Johannesburg from 10 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. KLM, British Airways, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like KLM with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg 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 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.

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 £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £406, but on average you can expect to pay £429.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Johannesburg flight route?

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

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

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Johannesburg is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £406 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and Air France, starting at £416 and £446 round-trip. KLM is 20% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £401. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from Edinburgh to Johannesburg for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

Consider Air France, British Airways or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Edinburgh to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg? While on average our users pay £954, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £330. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Johannesburg OR Tambo), is priced around £406.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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 Edinburgh from Johannesburg?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R20.22
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Johannesburg 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
Air France
£352 £467 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£360 £460 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£364 £505 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£375 £564 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
£408 £529 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
£431 £564 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
£431 £602 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£445 £583 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£449 £557 No cancel fee 75%
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