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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 $1,189.

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 $1,190 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $916.

Cheap flights from California to South Africa in October, November 2020

The best prices found for California to South Africa flights for October, November
18 Nov - 2 Dec
$726pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 13 Dec
$781pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 13 Dec
$783pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from California found for this year
18 Nov - 2 Dec
$726pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 13 Dec
$781pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Nov - 13 Dec
$783pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
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
1 Nov - 11 Nov
$795pp
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 11 Nov
$800pp
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$802pp
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to South Africa from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to South Africa
1:25 pm - 7:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
31h 35m
LAX - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$639
KAYAK
11:10 am - 6:15 am
Iberia
1 Stop
33h 05m
SFO - CPT
Iberia
$755
Ovago
6:30 pm - 8:05 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
27h 35m
LAX - JNB
Ethiopian Air
$757
Ovago

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta, Etihad Airways, and JetBlue are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Delta, British Airways, and Qatar Airways. 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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to South Africa for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $726, but on average you can expect to pay $771.

Are there nonstop flights from California to South Africa for under $700 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 $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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, American Airlines or Air Canada 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 $1,225, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $599. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg), is priced around $1,276.

How long is the flight from California to South Africa?

KLM, Delta, and British Airways can get you from California to South Africa in just under 22h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to South Africa round-trip?

Currently priced at $726, Turkish Airlines will fly you from California to South Africa and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $781 and $786, respectively.

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

$410 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Iberia, with prices starting from $586 and $676, respectively.

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)
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