South Africa

Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to South Africa

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to South Africa?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,083 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $789. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to South Africa (LAX - ZA)?

When flying from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to South Africa in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to South Africa flights for January, February
Feb 9 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 30m
$772

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 23 - Mar 2
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 30m
$773

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 30m
$774

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Los Angeles to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Los Angeles found for this year
Mar 22 - Apr 6
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 35m
$751

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 22 - Apr 6
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 45m
$765

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 28 - Apr 6
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

35h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 45m
$771

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 9
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 30m
$775

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Feb 1 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

32h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

26h 23m
$838

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 1 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

34h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 20m
$841

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

One-way flights to South Africa from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to South Africa
Feb 23
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

37h 55m
$493

RwandAir

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 4
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

37h 55m
$496

RwandAir

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 18
LAX

Los Angeles

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

37h 55m
$507

RwandAir

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Deal found 1/25/22

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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.

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 $751, but on average you can expect to pay $793.

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 Los Angeles to South Africa flight route?

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

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

The cheapest airline one-way is RwandAir, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $493. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to South Africa for a low price.

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

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg, Los Angeles - Cape Town Intl or Los Angeles - Johannesburg OR Tambo when deciding on the best route from Los Angeles to South Africa.

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

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

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

The cheapest flight price from Los Angeles to South Africa is $704. On average you can expect to pay $1,646. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Sun City Pilansberg), can usually be booked for $1,276.

Can I fly to South Africa from Los Angeles right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to South Africa

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Can I fly back to Los Angeles from South Africa?

Returning to Los Angeles from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Destination points for flights from Los Angeles to South Africa

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetBlue
Cheapest$414
Average$1,753
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest$530
Average$885
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest$631
Average$792
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$675
Average$1,189
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$694
Average$1,023
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$700
Average$1,133
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest$731
Average$1,222
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest$757
Average$1,411
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest$791
Average$1,259
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$799
Average$1,749
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety