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Edinburgh to Cape Town flights

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Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town
Best time to bookAccording to real data November is the most popular time to book a flight to Cape Town when departing from Edinburgh
Airlines flying this routeAirline(s) with flights between Edinburgh to Cape Town

Cheap last minute flights to Cape Town

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Departure Sun, 05 Dec Return Thu, 09 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
CPT Cape Town
return from £469
Departure Wed, 29 Dec Return Mon, 03 Jan
EDI Edinburgh
CPT Cape Town
return from £704
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.66 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
49%

Trains in Cape Town are 49% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Cape Town
£0.92
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
55%

A meal in Cape Town is 55% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Cape Town
£6.68
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
73%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 73% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Cape Town
£0.81
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
53%

Coffee in Cape Town is 53% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.81
Cape Town
£1.33
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
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 6342 miles

Search for flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

Find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Edinburgh with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh to Cape Town 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 South Africa may apply when travelling from Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town is 469£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.81 GBP, 73% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 49% less in Cape Town: 0.92 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.68 GBP in Cape Town, 55% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 53% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.81 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Cape Town are November, May and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Edinburgh 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 Cape Town from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  Cape Town.
🌡️ How is the weather in Cape Town compared to Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Cape Town are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 130 minutes minimun.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 150 minutes scale in Istanbul.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 150 minutes scale in Istanbul.
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