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Cheap flights from California (CA) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to South Africa

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

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 California to South Africa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1189.

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

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 South Africa. Flights to South Africa from California in October are about $1180 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $916.

Cheap flights from California to South Africa in July, August 2020

The best prices found for California to South Africa flights for July, August
19 Jul - 22 Aug
$714pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jul - 14 Aug
$740pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jul - 11 Aug
$769pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from California found for this year
16 Nov - 3 Dec
$558pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Nov - 9 Dec
$561pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Nov - 3 Dec
$565pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from California, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$1446pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$1575pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$1763pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to South Africa from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to South Africa
11:00 am - 3:30 am
SAUDIA
1 Stop
31h 30m
LAX - JNB
SAUDIA
$469
KAYAK
2:30 pm - 7:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
31h 50m
LAX - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$671
StudentUniverse
10:20 am - 5:10 am
SWISS
1 Stop
33h 50m
SFO - JNB
SWISS
$706
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From California to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from California to South Africa 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 California and South Africa 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 California to South Africa for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to South Africa for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just $558, but on average you can expect to pay $576.

Are there nonstop flights from California to South Africa for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from California to South Africa, 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 California to South Africa for under $1500?

There are currently 5+ open flights from California to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1500.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 17 users have taken a look at flights from California to South Africa.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to South Africa?

Consider Major Airline, Finnair or Ethiopian Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from California to South Africa?

While some choose either San Francisco - Sun City Pilansberg or San Jose - Sun City Pilansberg, Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg is the most popular route from California to South Africa.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to South Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to South Africa? While on average our users pay $1313, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $700. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg), is priced around $1276.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to South Africa
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Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)