Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to EDI flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
JNB - EDI
Price
R514 - R701
EDI
Temperature
4 - 15 °C
EDI
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 202

From Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

R7 388

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Edinburgh from Johannesburg. Prices for February average R9 973 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 213. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May. Opting for a February flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Edinburgh, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R10 516 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R11 410.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

Users have found that flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Edinburgh (JNB - EDI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Edinburgh at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh in June, July 2022

The best prices found for JNB to EDI flights in June, July
17 Jul - 9 Aug
R12 431pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jul - 26 Aug
R13 420pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jul - 9 Aug
R14 330pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Johannesburg found for this year
27 Dec - 8 Jan
R8 330pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Sep - 3 Oct
R8 362pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Aug - 17 Aug
R9 638pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
9 Jul - 5 Aug
R19 947pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Jul - 5 Aug
R20 011pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jul - 17 Jul
R20 058pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Turnhouse from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh
14:40 - 9:50
Lufthansa
2 stops
45h 10m
JNB - EDI
Lufthansa
R7 388
Lufthansa
14:50 - 10:30
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
21h 40m
JNB - EDI
Turkish Airlines
R7 532
18:55 - 17:20
Air France
2 stops
24h 25m
JNB - EDI
Air France
R8 521

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Edinburgh

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh from Johannesburg?

Most people fly into Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) if they book a flight to Edinburgh from Johannesburg. On average, Turnhouse has 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 11 airlines. Edinburgh Turnhouse is conveniently located just 11,0 km from Edinburgh’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, KLM, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh for under R8 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh for under R8 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 362, but on average you can expect to pay R11 521.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Edinburgh for under R20 000?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than R20 000.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Edinburgh flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse was viewed by 2 727 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 Johannesburg to Edinburgh round-trip?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at R8 362. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Kenya Airways and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at R10 947 and R11 968, respectively. Qatar Airways is currently priced 16% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R5 505. Users have also found prices from R6 846 and R6 941 on Lufthansa and Kenya Airways, respectively.

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

Consider Air France, British Airways or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

On average you can expect to pay R26 748 for a flight from Johannesburg to Edinburgh. The cheapest flight overall is R7 167 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Edinburgh Turnhouse) is currently priced at R8 330.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Edinburgh from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse

Most visitors from Johannesburg can enter Edinburgh Turnhouse without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Edinburgh?

Returning to Johannesburg from Edinburgh Turnhouse

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Edinburgh.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = £0,06
Average temperature for June in Edinburgh
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh Turnhouse

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
Air France
R6 232 R9 487 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R6 921 R10 045 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
R6 959 R8 736 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
R7 854 R10 680 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
R8 958 R12 666 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R9 016 R10 555 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R10 018 R11 038 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R11 028 R13 165 No cancel fee 70%
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Brussels Airlines
R11 160 R14 027 No cancel fee N/A
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Kenya Airways
R12 723 R15 259 No cancel fee 82%
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