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Edinburgh Johannesburg
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Mon, 22 Jul EDI - JNB
Fri, 26 Jul JNB - EDI
£3778 £3747
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Edinburgh Johannesburg
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Mon, 12 Aug EDI - JNB
£319 £291
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Edinburgh Johannesburg
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Sat, 27 Jul EDI - JNB
Wed, 31 Jul JNB - EDI
£1057 £1046
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Edinburgh Johannesburg
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Mon, 12 Aug EDI - JNB
Tue, 13 Aug JNB - EDI
£1272 £1252
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
24% Trains in Johannesburg are 24% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh £2
Johannesburg £1.51
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
45% A meal in Johannesburg is 45% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh £16
Johannesburg £8.77
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 23.23 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 15 July 2024
Distance: 5966 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
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

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Edinburgh to Johannesburg change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Edinburgh to Johannesburg may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Edinburgh and Johannesburg, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Edinburgh to Johannesburg airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to 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 can I find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg is 291£. 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 0.90 GBP, 79% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 4.25 GBP, while train tickets costs 24% less in Johannesburg: 1.51 GBP against 2.00 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.77 GBP in Johannesburg, 45% less than the 16.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 57% cheaper in Johannesburg, with an average of 1.51 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 3.48 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.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg?
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 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:
Emirates, stopping in Dubai for 205 minutes minimum.
  • Lufthansa, with 70 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with 110 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
Flight Duration 15 h and 13 m Flights between Edinburgh and Johannesburg take, on average, 15 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £291 Cheapest price for a flight between Edinburgh and Johannesburg found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season December According to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Edinburgh to Johannesburg
Best time to book November According to real data November is the most popular time to book a flight to Johannesburg when departing from Edinburgh

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