Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to JNB flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to South Africa?

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to South Africa from $1,045 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,414 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to South Africa?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from Los Angeles. Prices for February average $1,222 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $889. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 78% on your journey compared to booking in February

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to South Africa in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to South Africa flights for May, June
10 May - 19 May
$799pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 May - 21 May
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 May - 22 May
$839pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Los Angeles found for this year
5 Sep - 15 Sep
$778pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 31 Oct
$794pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Nov - 30 Nov
$795pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
12 May - 18 Jun
$799pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 May - 21 May
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 May - 22 May
$839pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to South Africa from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to South Africa
2:35 pm - 6:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 45m
LAX - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$920
Fareboom
8:45 pm - 4:30 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
46h 45m
LAX - JNB
United Airlines
$928
United
12:00 pm - 3:05 pm
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
42h 05m
LAX - DUR
Qatar Airways
$1,014
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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta and Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Los Angeles to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Delta, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to South Africa?

For a flight from Los Angeles to South Africa, you will be flying from Los Angeles. Los Angeles (LAX) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to South Africa for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $778, but on average you can expect to pay $831.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to South Africa for under $800?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to South Africa flight path was viewed by 17 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Before booking your flight from Los Angeles to South Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most popular routes from Los Angeles to South Africa?

While some choose either Los Angeles - Cape Town Intl or Los Angeles - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg is the most popular route from Los Angeles to South Africa.

What are the cheapest Flights from Los Angeles to South Africa?

On average you can expect to pay $2,156 for a flight from Los Angeles to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is $427 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg) is currently priced at $1,276.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to South Africa?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to South Africa in 26h 40m. Fly via Delta, Iberia, or British Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to South Africa is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $778 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $848.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $664. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to South Africa for a low price.

Destination points for flights from Los Angeles to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

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Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to South Africa 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
Ethiopian Air
$631 $792 No cancel fee 72%
SWISS
$530 $885 No cancel fee 79%
Etihad Airways
$694 $1,023 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$700 $1,133 No cancel fee 71%
Air France
$731 $1,222 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$791 $1,259 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$832 $1,413 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$799 $1,749 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$414 $1,753 No cancel fee 62%
Cathay Pacific
$1,420 $1,815 No cancel fee 72%
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