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The best prices from San Francisco to Johannesburg are usually found in November or January, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Johannesburg (JNB)

SFO - JNB
Price
$865 - $1,541
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from $865 From San Francisco to Johannesburg
One-way from $638 One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Johannesburg?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 19 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Johannesburg within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,189.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from San Francisco in October are about $1,180 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $916.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg (SFO - JNB)?

When flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 29% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg in September, October 2020

The best prices found for SFO to JNB flights for September, October
27 Oct - 2 Dec
$833pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 2 Dec
$884pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$918pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from San Francisco found for this year
27 Oct - 2 Dec
$833pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 23 Jan
$872pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Dec - 18 Jan
$883pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from San Francisco, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 5 Oct
$995pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 5 Oct
$1,011pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 5 Oct
$1,447pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Johannesburg from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg
3:35 pm - 5:15 am
British Airways
1 Stop
28h 40m
SFO - JNB
British Airways
$785
Ovago
8:00 am - 5:15 am
British Airways
2 Stops
36h 15m
SFO - JNB
British Airways
$789
Ovago
8:59 pm - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 51m
SFO - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$638
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Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $833, but on average you can expect to pay $950.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Johannesburg for under $1,000?

There are currently 8+ open flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 32 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Johannesburg?

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 79 °F's in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg can take about 28h 30m. SWISS provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,049. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

British Airways, at $870, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Johannesburg.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Etihad Airways and Cathay Pacific. British Airways is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $785.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Johannesburg

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.76
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
0.8 ″

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