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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town from R14 633

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
EDI — CPT
Apr 27 — May 41
1 adult
Sat 27/4
Sat 4/5

The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or September, booked 6 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 22 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

R18 841

Round-trip from

R1 980
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 45% on the overall cost on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Edinburgh in May are about R19 275 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R13 256.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town (EDI - CPT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap KLM flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Edinburgh and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Data last updated 22 April 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced KLM flights we've found from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Mon 10/66:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 10mKLM
Mon 8/723:15CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Deal found 21/4R15 130
Wed 25/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
2 stops18h 10mKLM
Deal found 22/4R20 161
Fri 27/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
2 stops18h 10mKLM
Deal found 22/4R21 136
Wed 25/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 27/100:30CPT - EDI
2 stops17h 45mKLM
Deal found 22/4R22 169
Fri 27/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 27/100:30CPT - EDI
2 stops17h 45mKLM
Deal found 22/4R23 145
Fri 10/56:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Thu 23/523:15CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Deal found 22/4R55 643
Tue 11/66:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Tue 6/823:15CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Deal found 21/4R63 983
Fri 10/56:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Thu 23/523:15CPT - EDI
1 stop18h 25mKLM
Deal found 21/4R74 083

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Edinburgh and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Data last updated 22 April 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Qatar Airways flights travelling from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Sat 4/58:00EDI - CPT
1 stop25h 50mQatar Airways
Mon 13/518:05CPT - EDI
2 stops37h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/4R19 147
Tue 10/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Tue 17/913:00CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/4R19 644
Sat 4/514:45EDI - CPT
1 stop25h 30mQatar Airways
Mon 13/513:00CPT - EDI
1 stop18h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/4R20 524
Tue 24/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Tue 29/1012:35CPT - EDI
1 stop19h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R20 792
Tue 10/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Tue 17/96:50CPT - EDI
2 stops24h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/4R21 003
Tue 24/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Mon 28/1012:35CPT - EDI
1 stop19h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R21 385
Thu 26/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Sun 27/1012:35CPT - EDI
1 stop19h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R21 921
Tue 10/919:25EDI - CPT
2 stops38h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 17/913:00CPT - EDI
2 stops29h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R22 781
Tue 24/914:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Tue 22/1013:00CPT - EDI
1 stop18h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R23 623

Cheap Edinburgh to Cape Town flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Edinburgh to Cape Town specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Prices were last updated on 22 April 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 4/514:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Mon 13/518:05CPT - EDI
2 stops37h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R19 147
Sat 4/514:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Mon 13/513:00CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R20 524
Sat 4/518:05EDI - CPT
2 stops20h 05mLufthansa
Mon 13/515:20CPT - EDI
2 stops21h 45mLufthansa
Deal found 22/4R24 866
Sat 4/56:00EDI - CPT
3 stops30h 40mKenya Airways
Mon 13/514:30CPT - EDI
3 stops51h 10mKenya Airways
Deal found 22/4R26 091
Fri 10/56:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Thu 23/523:15CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Deal found 22/4R55 643
Fri 10/56:00EDI - CPT
2 stops38h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 23/523:15CPT - EDI
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/4R58 436
Fri 10/511:20EDI - CPT
2 stops33h 05mAir France
Thu 23/523:15CPT - EDI
2 stops22h 40mAir France
Deal found 22/4R65 437
Fri 10/59:10EDI - CPT
2 stops26h 35mKenya Airways
Thu 23/514:30CPT - EDI
3 stops26h 50mKenya Airways
Deal found 22/4R81 198

Edinburgh to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Edinburgh and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Data last updated 22 April 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 25/95:55EDI - CPT
1 stop27h 05mLufthansa
Tue 22/1017:45CPT - EDI
1 stop24h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 22/4R16 278
Tue 10/916:50EDI - CPT
1 stop18h 00mTurkish Airlines
Tue 17/916:35CPT - EDI
1 stop18h 05mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 22/4R16 737
Sat 4/514:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Mon 13/518:05CPT - EDI
2 stops37h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R19 147
Wed 25/95:55EDI - CPT
1 stop27h 05mLufthansa
Mon 28/1018:30CPT - EDI
1 stop19h 25mLufthansa
Deal found 22/4R19 224
Wed 25/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mKLM
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
2 stops18h 10mKLM
Deal found 22/4R20 161
Thu 26/917:25EDI - CPT
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
1 stop17h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/4R20 237
Wed 25/96:00EDI - CPT
3 stops30h 40mKenya Airways
Fri 25/1014:30CPT - EDI
3 stops51h 45mKenya Airways
Deal found 22/4R20 505
Sat 4/514:45EDI - CPT
1 stop19h 05mQatar Airways
Mon 13/513:00CPT - EDI
1 stop25h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/4R20 524
Fri 27/96:00EDI - CPT
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 20/1023:30CPT - EDI
1 stop17h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/4R20 677

Find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Data last updated 22 April 2024.

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R14 633 - R28 788

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Depart

Return

Price

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Mon 10/6

2 stops41h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop24h 35m

R14 633

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Mon 10/6

1 stop14h 10m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 8/7

1 stop24h 50m

R15 130

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Wed 25/9

1 stop27h 05m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 22/10

1 stop24h 35m

R16 278

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 10/9

1 stop18h 00m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 17/9

1 stop18h 05m

R16 737

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Sat 4/5

1 stop25h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 13/5

2 stops37h 25m

R19 147

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Wed 25/9

3 stops30h 40m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 25/10

3 stops51h 45m

R20 505

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Sat 28/9

1 stop34h 45m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 22/10

2 stops25h 05m

R20 716

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 24/9

1 stop14h 35m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 26/10

1 stop17h 30m

R22 820

Edinburgh TurnhouseCape Town Intl

EDI - CPT

EDICPT

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Thu 26/9

2 stops27h 20m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 21/10

2 stops22h 55m

R28 788

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Deals found on 21/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town, you should look to book at least 5 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 21 April 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Edinburgh to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cape Town by month

Plan your trip from Edinburgh to Cape Town by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town is currently R0 while a return flight costs R19 417. Price data was last updated on 21 April 2024.

Currently, June is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town (average of R104). Flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town in December is currently the most expensive (average of R141). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R2 047

February

R2 314

March

R2 601

April

R2 448

May

R2 047

June

R1 989

July

R2 276

August

R2 295

September

R2 353

October

R2 314

November

R2 200

December

R2 697

Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated 22 April 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town, such as KLM, Qatar Airways and Kenya Airways. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7,9
Good
1 634 reviews
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7,8
Good
2 075 reviews
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7,7
Good
4 489 reviews
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7,6
Good
1 815 reviews
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7,5
Good
3 693 reviews
7,9
Good
1 634 reviews

Entertainment

7,3

Crew

8,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,9

Food

7,3

Boarding

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town for under R14 700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town for under R14 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R14 633, but on average you can expect to pay R19 262.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town round-trip from R15 130. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Lufthansa, from R16 278, and Turkish Airlines, from R16 737. KLM is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

  • What does EDI to CPT mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a EDI to CPT flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Edinburgh to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Edinburgh to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Edinburgh to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Edinburgh to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals updated?

    The Edinburgh to Cape Town flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 22/4.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 619 027 searches. Data last updated 22 April 2024.
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KLMCheapestR13 923AverageR18 793FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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LufthansaCheapestR14 776AverageR19 940FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR17 287AverageR24 136FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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British AirwaysCheapestR21 696AverageR23 385FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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