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Johannesburg to Edinburgh flights

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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
20%

Trains are 20% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.43
Edinburgh
£1.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
140%

The average meal is 140% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£6.2
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
150%

Taxis are 150% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.19
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
100%

Coffee is 100% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.35
Edinburgh
£2.7
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
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 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: 5966 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?
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 Johannesburg. 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 Johannesburg to Edinburgh at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Johannesburg to Edinburgh. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Edinburgh expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 152% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.19 GBP, while train tickets costs 19% more in Edinburgh: 1.70 GBP against 1.43 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 142% more than the 6.20 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 100% more expensive in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.70 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.35 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Edinburgh are April, May and November.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Edinburgh from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by June and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period October, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Edinburgh.
How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Edinburgh is of around 16:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,263 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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