Cheap flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Edinburgh to OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to JNB flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
EDI - JNB
Price
£415 - £626
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

£415

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£415

From Edinburgh to OR Tambo

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 OR Tambo?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Edinburgh to OR Tambo at least 32 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 32 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo for as little as £480 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £490 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to OR Tambo?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to OR Tambo from Edinburgh average £484. You can even find prices in May for less than £484, as users have found deals to OR Tambo from as low as £358. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to OR Tambo from Edinburgh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to OR Tambo in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EDI to JNB flights in May, June
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£390pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£395pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£398pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Edinburgh found for this year
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£390pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£395pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£398pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to OR Tambo

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 OR Tambo for under £424 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo for under £424. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £390, but on average you can expect to pay £512.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo for under £424 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo, 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 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 OR Tambo?

A quick flight from Edinburgh to OR Tambo can take about 13h 50m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £460. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to OR Tambo return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Edinburgh to OR Tambo from £391 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Lufthansa, from £460, and Qatar Airways, from £1,049. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to OR Tambo

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

Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = R19.81
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to OR Tambo 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
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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