OR Tambo

Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to OR Tambo (JNB)

The best prices from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo are usually found in February or March, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco to OR Tambo

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to JNB flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.

SFO - JNB

Price

$846 - $1,522

JNB

Temperature

50 - 68 °F

JNB

Precipitation

0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$846

From San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way from

$625

One-way flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 21% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 18 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 18 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 $991. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,120.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from San Francisco average $1,067. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,067, as users have found deals to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from as low as $713. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

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

When flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, 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 morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to JNB flights for January, February
Jan 26 - Feb 16
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$860

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 26 - Feb 11
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$890

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 11 - Feb 25
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$891

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

San Francisco to OR Tambo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from San Francisco found for this year
Mar 29 - Apr 11
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

31h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 20m
$799

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Aug 29 - Sep 19
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

31h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 15m
$823

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Mar 14 - Mar 21
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 25m
$826

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 16
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$860

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 31 - Feb 11
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$890

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 28 - Feb 16
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 20m
$900

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo
Jan 28
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 55m
$593

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Apr 15
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

31h 00m
$625

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 30
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

45h 40m
$629

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to OR Tambo flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo. 16 airlines have flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, Delta, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $799, but on average you can expect to pay $912.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport flight route?

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

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

Currently priced at $799, Turkish Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $911 and $953, respectively. These flights start at 25% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport are Turkish Airlines ($593), British Airways ($631), and SWISS ($719).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is generally $1,876, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $627. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay $799 for that flight.

Can I fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo from San Francisco right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg OR Tambo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Can I fly back to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

Returning to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to OR Tambo

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

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to OR Tambo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest$647
Average$990
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest$696
Average$939
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$700
Average$889
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest$716
Average$1,080
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest$786
Average$1,227
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest$797
Average$1,114
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$801
Average$1,443
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$817
Average$1,466
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest$827
Average$1,288
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
Cheapest$895
Average$1,174
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety