Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh

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Johannesburg (JNB) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to EDI flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
JNB - EDI
Price
R8 994 - R11 027
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Average price

R9 781

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

R8 994

From Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 11% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R10 552 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R10 567.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Edinburgh from Johannesburg. Prices for November average R9 622 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R8 415. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 14% on your journey compared to booking in November

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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to EDI flights in July, August
6 Aug - 13 Aug
R9 781pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Aug - 13 Aug
R10 641pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Aug - 13 Aug
R10 968pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Johannesburg found for this year
17 Nov - 24 Nov
R9 528pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Aug - 13 Aug
R9 781pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Nov - 24 Nov
R10 434pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh for under R10 389. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R9 528, but on average you can expect to pay R12 942.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Edinburgh Turnhouse to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Edinburgh Turnhouse. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Edinburgh Turnhouse have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Edinburgh Turnhouse have been viewed 2 727 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Edinburgh?

The rainfall in Johannesburg is generally more than the rainfall in Edinburgh. This will continue over the next 1 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

Temperatures around the 26 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Edinburgh is colder than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?

Departing from Johannesburg to Edinburgh will take you 18h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at R9 528. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Turkish Airlines and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at R10 834 and R10 909, respectively.

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 = £0,05
Average temperature for July in Edinburgh
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Edinburgh
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Edinburgh

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
Etihad Airways
R531 R610 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R565 R661 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
R575 R668 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R548 R671 No cancel fee 68%
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Kenya Airways
R550 R702 No cancel fee 82%
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KLM
R570 R747 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
R561 R794 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R562 R857 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
R648 R956 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R773 R967 No cancel fee 76%
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