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Scotland to South Africa

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Scotland. Prices for January average £577 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £414. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a January flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Scotland to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 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 £575. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £621.

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.

Cheap flights from Scotland to South Africa in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Scotland to South Africa flights in August, September
18 Aug - 20 Sep
£511pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Aug - 20 Sep
£525pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
15 Aug - 15 Sep
£548pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Scotland to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Scotland found for this year
1 Nov - 16 Jan
£450pp
INV
Inverness
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
INV
Inverness
2 Nov - 15 Nov
£488pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
2 Nov - 16 Nov
£491pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from Scotland to South Africa

1 Nov - 16 Jan
£450pp
INV
Inverness
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
INV
Inverness
24 Jan - 7 Feb
£466pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Nov - 15 Nov
£488pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Cheap KLM flights from Scotland to South Africa

2 Nov - 16 Nov
£493pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
10 Jan - 10 Apr
£495pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
28 Jan - 27 Feb
£497pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Scotland to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Scotland, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 20 Sep
£511pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Aug - 20 Sep
£525pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
15 Aug - 15 Sep
£548pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to South Africa
00:50 - 17:10
KLM
1 stop
14h 20m
EDI - JNB
KLM
£620
KLM
01:00 - 17:10
Air France
2 stops
38h 10m
EDI - JNB
Air France
14:45 - 07:05
British Airways
1 stop
15h 20m
GLA - CPT
British Airways

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 KLM, British Airways, and Lufthansa flying from Scotland to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £450, but on average you can expect to pay £488.

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 KLM, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £541. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air France and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Scotland to South Africa for a low price.

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 can enter South Africa without restrictions.

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

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

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Top 10 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
£383 £618 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£402 £571 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£408 £729 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
£450 £589 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
£482 £652 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£488 £674 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£501 £740 No cancel fee 75%
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Brussels Airlines
£507 £663 No cancel fee N/A
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Qatar Airways
£521 £804 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£538 £782 No cancel fee 70%
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