Cheap flights from California to South Africa

LAX — JNB
May 28 — Jun 41

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to South Africa?

Users have found that booking a flight from California to South Africa at least 61 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to South Africa for as little as $1,010 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,158 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to South Africa from California average $1,083. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,083, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as $789. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from California. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 59%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to South Africa (CA - ZA)?

When flying from California to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from California to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for California to South Africa flights for May, June
May 31 - Jun 14
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

34h 45m
$936

Delta

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Deal found 20/5/22

Jun 2 - Jun 9
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

22h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 50m
$937

Delta

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Deal found 22/5/22

May 31 - Jun 14
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 50m
$941

Delta

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Deal found 20/5/22

California to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from California found for this year
Nov 23 - Nov 30
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 00m
$793

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Nov 2 - Dec 7
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$833

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Oct 7 - Oct 24
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 40m
$833

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from California to South Africa

Oct 7 - Oct 24
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 40m
$833

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Sep 20 - Sep 27
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

36h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 25m
$842

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Oct 3 - Oct 17
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 50m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

27h 40m
$852

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

Cheap SWISS flights from California to South Africa

Nov 18 - Nov 27
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

34h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 45m
$897

SWISS

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Deal found 22/5/22

Nov 14 - Nov 26
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

25h 40m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

40h 45m
$1,003

SWISS

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Deal found 20/5/22

May 29 - Jun 8
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 05m
$1,233

SWISS

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Deal found 20/5/22

Last minute flights from California to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from California, departing today and this week
May 31 - Jun 14
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

34h 45m
$936

Delta

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Deal found 20/5/22

Jun 2 - Jun 9
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

22h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 50m
$937

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

May 31 - Jun 14
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 50m
$941

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 20/5/22

One-way flights to South Africa from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to South Africa
Aug 24
ONT

Ontario

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

30h 46m
$536

Delta

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Deal found 23/5/22

Nov 8
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

29h 00m
$536

Delta

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Deal found 21/5/22

Nov 17
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

36h 05m
$543

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to South Africa flights.

Which airlines flying from California to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to South Africa that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and Turkish Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from California to South Africa for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to South Africa for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $833, but on average you can expect to pay $865.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to South Africa for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this California to South Africa flight route?

Within the past month, 76 users have taken a look at flights from California to South Africa.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to South Africa one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $536. Users have also found prices from $543 and $574 on Turkish Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

Destination points for flights from California to South Africa

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Top 5 airlines flying from California to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$414Average$1,929FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$693Average$6,676FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$694Average$1,023FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$712Average$1,171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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