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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 Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Friday

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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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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 464

From Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

R8 090

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 596 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R10 044. 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 December

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 in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 29% versus a flight at midday.

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 516 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 372 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CPT to EDI flights in May, June
14 Jun - 27 Jun
R9 592pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Jun - 27 Jun
R10 965pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 May - 22 Jun
R11 062pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Cape Town found for this year
21 Jul - 8 Aug
R8 930pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Jun - 27 Jun
R9 592pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Jul - 8 Aug
R10 238pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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
25 May - 22 Jun
R11 062pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 May - 23 Jun
R11 433pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 May - 23 Jun
R12 144pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Turnhouse from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh
13:10 - 11:50
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 40m
CPT - EDI
Turkish Airlines
R8 090
Travel2Be
19:25 - 17:55
Air France
2 stops
47h 30m
CPT - EDI
Air France
R8 575
19:25 - 17:35
KLM
1 stop
23h 10m
CPT - EDI
KLM
R9 188
KLM

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

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 Qatar Airways, Emirates, and KLM 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 R9 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R9 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 930, but on average you can expect to pay R13 161.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Edinburgh for under R11 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than R11 100.

How popular is this Cape Town to Edinburgh flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse was viewed by 1 141 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 930. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by KLM and Air France, with the lowest prices starting at R12 402 and R13 613, respectively. Qatar Airways is 29% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Edinburgh one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R7 057. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and Air France, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Edinburgh for a low price.

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: British Airways, Emirates or KLM.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R5 266. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Edinburgh Turnhouse) can be booked for R8 930 on average our data indicates R7 360 when flying from Cape Town to Edinburgh.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Edinburgh, Scotland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Edinburgh from Cape Town?

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

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl can enter Edinburgh Turnhouse without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Edinburgh?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Edinburgh Turnhouse

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

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

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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 = £0,06
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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
Qatar Airways
R7 575 R9 635 No cancel fee 68%
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Lufthansa
R7 873 R11 270 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
R9 071 R11 970 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R9 971 R12 466 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R10 612 R11 681 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R12 307 R13 990 No cancel fee 70%
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