Cheap flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh

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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Edinburgh (EDI)

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
R9 617 - R12 794
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 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

Average price

R11 577

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

R9 617

From Cape Town to Edinburgh

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Edinburgh?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 21%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R10 552, or R10 567 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Edinburgh from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R9 622. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as R8 415. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CPT to EDI flights in July, August
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 217pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 291pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R16 890pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Cape Town found for this year
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 217pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 291pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R16 890pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Cape Town, departing today and this week
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 217pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 291pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
R16 890pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">Edinburgh</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Edinburgh

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R10 389 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R10 389. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just R9 217, but on average you can expect to pay R14 382.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R8 905 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R10 389?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than R10 389.

How popular is this 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.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Edinburgh?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cape Town is roughly greater than that of Edinburgh. You can assume this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Edinburgh is generally colder than in Cape Town. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh?

KLM and Qatar Airways can get you from Cape Town to Edinburgh in just under 29h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 10h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh return?

According to our current data, KLM (R9 217), and Qatar Airways (R16 890) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Edinburgh. KLM is currently priced 20% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Edinburgh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Edinburgh.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,05
Average temperature for July in Edinburgh
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Edinburgh
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Edinburgh

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
R617 R772 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R613 R775 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R650 R836 No cancel fee 68%
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Air France
R610 R851 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R616 R898 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
R623 R930 No cancel fee 70%
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Lufthansa
R740 R1 110 No cancel fee 76%
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