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Scotland to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2021: compare Scotland to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Scotland to South Africa (SCT - ZA)?

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

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Scotland. Prices for May average £528 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £413. 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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Scotland to South Africa?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Scotland to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £559. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £595.

Cheap flights from Scotland to South Africa in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Scotland to South Africa flights in December, January
4 Jan - 27 Feb
£371pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Jan - 30 Jan
£387pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
2 Jan - 28 Feb
£387pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Scotland to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Scotland found for this year
21 Dec - 27 Dec
£471pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
21 Dec - 27 Dec
£485pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
10 Dec - 11 Dec
£492pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Last-minute flights from Scotland to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Scotland, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 19 Jan
£519pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
13 Dec - 19 Jan
£569pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Dec - 3 Jan
£644pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to South Africa from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to South Africa
11:00 - 04:25
Lufthansa
2 stops
39h 25m
EDI - JNB
Lufthansa
£511
ChatDeal
00:50 - 17:05
KLM
1 stop
14h 15m
EDI - JNB
KLM
£621
KLM
06:35 - 17:05
Air France
2 stops
32h 30m
EDI - JNB
Air France

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Scotland</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Scotland to South Africa

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, KLM, and Emirates flying from Scotland to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Scotland to South Africa for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to South Africa for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £371, but on average you can expect to pay £411.

Are there last-minute flights available from Scotland to South Africa for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Scotland to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £600.

How popular is this Scotland to South Africa flight route?

This flight path from Scotland to South Africa was viewed by 1,907 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Scotland to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Lufthansa, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £401. However, be on the lookout for offers from KLM and Air France, as they are both options that can get you from Scotland to South Africa for a low price.

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Scotland to South Africa

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Scotland 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 Scotland from South Africa?

Returning to Scotland from South Africa

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

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

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Scotland to South Africa.
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Airports servicing

Isle of Benbecula (BEB)
Isle of Barra North Bay (BRR)
Campbeltown Machrihanish (CAL)
Dundee (DND)
Edinburgh (EDI)
Eday (EOI)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 9 airlines flying from Scotland to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Scotland 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
KLM
£349 £618 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£363 £588 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
£371 £546 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£386 £648 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
£421 £604 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£436 £720 No cancel fee 70%
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Virgin Atlantic
£445 £615 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£446 £626 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£459 £563 No cancel fee 75%
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