Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Johannesburg are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to JNB flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
LAX - JNB
Price
$893 - $1,722
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$972

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$893

From Los Angeles to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Johannesburg?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Johannesburg?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,045. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,414.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Johannesburg?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles in February are about $1,222 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $889.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Johannesburg (LAX - JNB)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to JNB flights for May, June
12 May - 19 May
$770pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 May - 19 May
$798pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 May - 19 May
$799pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles found for this year
22 Nov - 28 Nov
$743pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 May - 19 May
$770pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Sep - 15 Sep
$778pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
12 May - 19 May
$770pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 May - 18 Jun
$799pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
13 May - 19 May
$825pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
27h 00m
LAX - JNB
Qatar Airways
$995
KAYAK
8:59 pm - 12:15 pm
Emirates
3 Stops
54h 16m
LAX - JNB
Emirates
12:55 pm - 11:30 am
British Airways
2 Stops
37h 35m
LAX - JNB
British Airways
$1,754
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Johannesburg due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Los Angeles and Johannesburg for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $770, but on average you can expect to pay $835.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Johannesburg for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 76 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Johannesburg?

Los Angeles will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Johannesburg over the next 4 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Johannesburg is generally colder than Los Angeles's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Johannesburg?

Airlines like Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Johannesburg in about 27h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 40m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Johannesburg is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $770 on this airline. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 28% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Johannesburg one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $599. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to Johannesburg for a low price.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.28
Average temperature for May in Johannesburg
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Johannesburg
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
$696 $849 No cancel fee 72%
Air France
$731 $936 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$532 $991 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$813 $1,050 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$836 $1,244 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$807 $1,356 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$832 $1,413 No cancel fee 67%
Lufthansa
$779 $1,446 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$1,119 $1,719 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$414 $1,753 No cancel fee 62%
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