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Edinburgh (EDI) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to JNB flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to South Africa?

Users have found that booking a flight from Edinburgh to South Africa 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 South Africa for as little as £494 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 £504 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to South Africa?

Flights from Edinburgh to South Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Edinburgh to South Africa in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £368.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to South Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to South Africa flights in April, May
20 Apr - 7 May
£428pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr - 8 May
£435pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 May - 24 May
£439pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Edinburgh found for this year
20 Apr - 7 May
£428pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr - 8 May
£435pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 May - 24 May
£439pp
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 South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
20 Apr - 7 May
£428pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr - 8 May
£435pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr - 8 May
£440pp
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 South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to South Africa 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 South Africa 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 South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £437 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £437. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £428, but on average you can expect to pay £463.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £437 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to South Africa, 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 South Africa for under £437?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £437.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Africa have been viewed 925 times in the past calendar month.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to South Africa are Air France, British Airways and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Edinburgh to South Africa?

Most travellers choose Edinburgh Turnhouse - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Edinburgh Turnhouse - Cape Town Intl or Edinburgh Turnhouse - Durban King Shaka Intl when deciding on the best route from Edinburgh to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Edinburgh to South Africa is £329. On average you can expect to pay £949. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for £440.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to South Africa?

Lufthansa, KLM, and British Airways can get you from Edinburgh to South Africa in just under 13h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to South Africa return?

According to our current data, Lufthansa (£428), KLM (£436), and Air France (£469) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to South Africa.

Destination points for flights from Edinburgh to South Africa

Select to see more specific information for flights from Edinburgh to all places in South Africa.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to South Africa.
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Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to South Africa 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
£481 £705 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£492 £723 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£589 £770 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£608 £797 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £813 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£497 £823 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£605 £828 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£589 £943 No cancel fee 70%
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Lufthansa
£513 £987 No cancel fee 76%
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