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map of South Africa with JohannesburgFlights Edinburgh to Johannesburg

You want to get on the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg. You can ensure that you book a relatively cheap flight by:

  1. typing your flight details into the airline price comparison and bookings tool on the left, and seeing what airfare it spits out

  2. going to the online flight reservation system of each airline operating flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg, and seeing what airfare is charged (list of airlines' flight reservation systems below)

Airlines operating flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg

  • 28 May 2014 : Qatar Airways launches 1-stop flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg, via Doha.
Airline
Airports
Stops

British Airways

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop (13h40m)
London Heathrow

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop (14h10m)
Amsterdam (Schipol)

Air France UK

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop (13h45m)
Paris De Gaulle (CDG)

Lufthansa

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop (13h45m)
Frankfurt (FRA)

Qatar Airways

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop
Doha (DOH)

South African Airways

Edinburgh (EDI) to Johannesburg (JHB)

1-stop (13h35m)
London Heathrow

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Johannesburg (South Africa).

Buckingham Palace in LondonFly from London to Johannesburg

There are more airlines flying from London to Johannesburg than from Edinburch to Johannesburg. It may make more sense to hop onto a cheap local flight from Edinburgh to London, and then to fly from London to Johannesburg.

Travel via Cape Town

flight approaching Cape Town AirportIt would be unusual (but not impossible) for a flight from Edinburgh to Johannesburg to be cheaper when flown via Cape Town, but it does give you a chance to see the famous Cape Town coastline.

Fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town, Cape Town to Johannesburg

One option is to fly from Edinburgh to Cape Town, and then travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg (there are a number of South African low cost carriers flying the Cape Town-Johannesburg route).

Travel from London to Cape Town, Cape Town to Johannesburg

Alternatively, you could fly from Edinburgh to London and then travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg on a low cost carrier (or higher cost if you have that sized wallet).

car rentals at Johannesburg Airport

For your convenience, here's a list of car rentals at Johannesburg Airport:

Avis car rental

Budget car rental

Europcar rentals

First Car Rental

Hertz car rental

Tempest car hire

Thrifty Car Rental

roads out of Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

 

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