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Cape Town to Edinburgh flights

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Departure Thu, 27 May Return Wed, 02 Jun
CPT Cape Town
EDI Edinburgh
return from £457
Departure Mon, 07 Jun Return Mon, 14 Jun
CPT Cape Town
EDI Edinburgh
return from £464
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cape Town and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
80%

Trains are 80% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1
Edinburgh
£1.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
150%

The average meal is 150% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£6.02
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
240%

Taxis are 240% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.88
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
97%

Coffee is 97% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.4
Edinburgh
£2.76
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
K Distance: 6342 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town to Edinburgh during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh is 457£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Edinburgh expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 206% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.98 GBP, while train tickets costs 84% more in Edinburgh: 1.80 GBP against 0.98 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 156% more than the 5.87 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 100% more expensive in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.74 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.37 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to Edinburgh are May, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Edinburgh from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, April and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  Edinburgh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Cape Town and Edinburgh is of around 14:52 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,959 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Edinburgh compared to Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Edinburgh's temperatures can go up to 24.09 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.11 ºC in Edinburgh, compared to the 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cape Town and Edinburgh?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and Edinburgh is: null (null) to null (null). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Edinburgh are:
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with 70 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with 70 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
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