Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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The best prices from San Diego to Johannesburg are usually found in October or February, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to JNB flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
SAN - JNB
Price
$1,044 - $1,941
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,044

From San Diego to Johannesburg

One-way from

$836

One-way flight from San Diego 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 San Diego to Johannesburg?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego to Johannesburg?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from San Diego. Prices for February average $1,222 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $889. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 78% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Johannesburg (SAN - JNB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Johannesburg in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SAN to JNB flights for May, June
13 May - 19 May
$1,198pp
SAN
San Diego
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
19 May - 26 May
$1,210pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
14 May - 18 May
$1,244pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from San Diego found for this year
1 Sep - 23 Sep
$906pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
21 Jul - 4 Aug
$907pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
15 Jul - 30 Sep
$988pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from San Diego, departing today and this week
21 May - 23 May
$1,473pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
21 May - 23 May
$1,507pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Johannesburg from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Johannesburg
7:00 am - 3:05 am
British Airways
2 Stops
35h 05m
SAN - JNB
British Airways
$836
KAYAK
9:35 am - 4:30 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
57h 55m
SAN - JNB
Lufthansa
$941
Lufthansa
3:00 am - 1:45 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
25h 45m
SAN - JNB
United Airlines
$3,034
United

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego 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 San Diego 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.

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

Delta, British Airways, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Johannesburg for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Johannesburg for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $907, but on average you can expect to pay $1,391.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Johannesburg for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Diego 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 San Diego to Johannesburg for under $1,500?

There are currently 2+ open flights from San Diego to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Johannesburg?

Expected rainfall in San Diego is more than in Johannesburg. You can expect this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 81 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Johannesburg is typically colder than in San Diego. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Johannesburg?

Departing from San Diego to Johannesburg will take you 25h 35m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Johannesburg round-trip?

British Airways, at $988, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Diego to Johannesburg.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Ethiopian Air. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Johannesburg for 21% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Johannesburg one-way?

$666 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $881 and $928, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Diego 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 San Diego to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.12
Average temperature for May in Johannesburg
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Johannesburg
1.0 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
United Airlines
$1,038 $1,257 No cancel fee 69%
British Airways
$1,013 $1,449 No cancel fee 70%
Cathay Pacific
$1,443 $1,532 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$1,113 $1,640 No cancel fee N/A
Iberia
$1,220 $1,669 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$995 $1,700 No cancel fee 76%
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