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Edinburgh (EDI) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to JNB flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to South Africa?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa from Edinburgh. Users have commonly found prices around £558 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £436. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to South Africa (EDI - ZA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Edinburgh to South Africa as you normally would.

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 52 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 52 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for as little as £590 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 £628 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI to South Africa flights in May, June
19 Jun - 4 Jul
£596pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Jun - 4 Jul
£602pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 May - 5 Jun
£629pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Edinburgh found for this year
11 Oct - 25 Oct
£437pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Nov - 12 Nov
£438pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Nov - 5 Dec
£440pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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
4 Jun - 11 Jun
£652pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
31 May - 7 Jun
£660pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Jun - 11 Jun
£667pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to South Africa from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to South Africa
12:40 - 07:25
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 45m
EDI - CPT
Turkish Airlines
£485
Travel2Be
02:00 - 17:20
KLM
1 stop
14h 20m
EDI - JNB
KLM
£723
Bravofly
04:25 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 45m
EDI - JNB
Multiple Airlines
£739
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to South Africa

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to South Africa?

If you book a flight to South Africa from Edinburgh, you will be flying from Turnhouse, which is the city’s only airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is located 6.8 mi from the center of Edinburgh.

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. 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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £437, but on average you can expect to pay £487.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to South Africa for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £700.

How popular is this Edinburgh to South Africa flight route?

Flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Africa have been viewed 1,907 times in the past calendar month.

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

The most popular flight routes from Edinburgh to South Africa are Edinburgh Turnhouse - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Edinburgh Turnhouse - Cape Town Intl and Edinburgh Turnhouse - Durban King Shaka Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to South Africa?

On average you can expect to pay £1,220 for a flight from Edinburgh to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is £421 while the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Johannesburg OR Tambo) is currently priced at £437.

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

Before booking your flight from Edinburgh to South Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, British Airways or KLM.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Africa

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

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

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 South Africa?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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

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Destination points for flights from Edinburgh to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

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Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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
£361 £535 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£391 £568 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£415 £588 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£439 £657 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
£459 £605 No cancel fee 77%
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Brussels Airlines
£469 £602 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Atlantic
£470 £614 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£482 £687 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£496 £748 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£574 £765 No cancel fee 70%
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