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

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The best prices from San Francisco to 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 (SFO) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to JNB flight in 2021: 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
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 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

Average price

$930

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$846

From San Francisco to OR Tambo

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 OR Tambo?

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 San Francisco to OR Tambo?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 51 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 51 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to OR Tambo 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,045, or $1,414 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to OR Tambo from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1,222 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $889. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 29% on flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to JNB flights for May, June
22 Jun - 6 Jul
$1,046pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 8 Jul
$1,047pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 6 Jul
$1,048pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from San Francisco found for this year
30 Aug - 15 Sep
$821pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$828pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Oct - 11 Nov
$845pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo

Late deals on round-trip flights to OR Tambo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
22 May - 5 Jun
$1,046pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 5 Jun
$1,053pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 May - 5 Jun
$1,079pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to OR Tambo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo
10:00 am - 4:30 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
33h 30m
SFO - JNB
Lufthansa
8:16 pm - 1:45 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
56h 29m
SFO - JNB
United Airlines
$923
United
6:40 am - 5:10 am
SWISS
3 Stops
61h 30m
SFO - JNB
SWISS
$946
swiss

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to OR Tambo

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.

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 OR Tambo for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $821, but on average you can expect to pay $945.

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

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo, 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 OR Tambo for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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 same as in Johannesburg. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 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 OR Tambo?

A quick flight from San Francisco to OR Tambo can take about 26h 50m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,050. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Turkish Airlines, at $821, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to OR Tambo.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include British Airways and Qatar Airways. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $596. United Airlines flights start at $889 while deals on Lufthansa start at $922 one-way.

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.12
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
1.0 ″

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$700 $889 No cancel fee 71%
SWISS
$696 $939 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$647 $990 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$797 $1,114 No cancel fee 77%
Brussels Airlines
$895 $1,174 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$786 $1,227 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$827 $1,288 No cancel fee 75%
Air Canada
$801 $1,443 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$901 $1,478 No cancel fee 69%
Cathay Pacific
$1,275 $1,584 No cancel fee 72%
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