Cheap flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse are usually found in November or May, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to EDI flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.

CPT - EDI

Price

R648 - R862

EDI

Temperature

4 - 15 °C

EDI

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R10 290

From Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

R5 764

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Edinburgh.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh at least 46 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for as little as R13 291 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 R14 133 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Edinburgh from Cape Town. Prices for November average R12 386 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R9 877. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 10% on your journey compared to booking in November

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

When flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight in the evening.

One-way flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh
Dec 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

17h 55m
R5 764

KLM

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

17h 35m
R5 955

KLM

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

43h 55m
R6 161

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/30/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Edinburgh flights.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like KLM, Emirates, and British Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R8 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R8 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 257, but on average you can expect to pay R11 941.

How popular is this Cape Town to Edinburgh flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse was viewed by 1 072 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 flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh round-trip?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at R8 257. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and Kenya Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R10 385 and R19 928, respectively. Qatar Airways is 33% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R6 686. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Edinburgh Turnhouse) can be booked for R8 257 on average our data indicates R9 720 when flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh.

Can I fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Edinburgh Turnhouse.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from Edinburgh Turnhouse?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Edinburgh Turnhouse

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Top 7 airlines flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Edinburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR9 694
AverageR13 515
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR9 736
AverageR12 300
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR9 780
AverageR14 260
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR9 805
AverageR12 258
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR9 896
AverageR14 762
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR10 322
AverageR13 280
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR11 745
AverageR17 634
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety