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Edinburgh to Johannesburg flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Edinburgh and Johannesburg take, on average, 15 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh with Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg
Best time to bookAccording to real data November is the most popular time to book a flight to Johannesburg when departing from Edinburgh

Cheap last minute flights to Johannesburg

Latest deals and top flight routes from Edinburgh airports.

Departure Sun, 24 Oct Return Fri, 05 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
JNB Johannesburg
return from £392
Departure Tue, 09 Nov Return Sun, 14 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
JNB Johannesburg
return from £388
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.19 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 17 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
3%

Trains in Johannesburg are 3% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Johannesburg
£1.74
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
47%

A meal in Johannesburg is 47% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Johannesburg
£7.97
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
42%

A taxi fare in Johannesburg is 42% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Johannesburg
£1.74
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
49%

Coffee in Johannesburg is 49% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.79
Johannesburg
£1.43
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
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 5966 miles

Search for flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg is 388£. 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 Johannesburg expensive to visit compared to Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Johannesburg costs an average of 1.72 GBP, 43% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 4% less in Johannesburg: 1.72 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.35 GBP in Johannesburg, 51% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 50% cheaper in Johannesburg, with an average of 1.40 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.78 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are November, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?
The best time of the year to go to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and January. 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 -  Johannesburg.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and Johannesburg is of around 15:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 11,380 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 Johannesburg 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 ,Johannesburg's temperatures can go up to 31.84 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.43 ºC in Johannesburg, compared to the -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Johannesburg have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 205 minutes minimun.
  • Lufthansa, with 70 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa, with 70 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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