Cheap flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to JNB flight in 2022: compare Philadelphia to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to South Africa (PHL - ZA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Philadelphia to South Africa as you normally would.

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

Flights from Philadelphia to South Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Philadelphia to South Africa in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at $609.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Philadelphia to South Africa at least 61 days early can save you up to 30% 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 Philadelphia to South Africa for as little as $1,310 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 $1,388 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best prices found for PHL to South Africa flights for May, June
29 May - 6 Jun
$995pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 May - 6 Jun
$1,011pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 May - 7 Jun
$1,016pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Philadelphia found for this year
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$862pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$867pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
7 Dec - 12 Dec
$870pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
29 May - 6 Jun
$995pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 May - 7 Jun
$1,016pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
29 May - 8 Jun
$1,017pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to South Africa from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to South Africa
1:45 pm - 5:10 am
SWISS
2 Stops
33h 25m
PHL - JNB
SWISS
$708
KAYAK
4:13 am - 6:00 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
43h 47m
PHL - CPT
United Airlines
$808
United
5:30 pm - 11:00 am
RwandAir
3 Stops
35h 30m
PHL - JNB
RwandAir
$902
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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to South Africa

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

If you book a flight to South Africa from Philadelphia, you will be flying from Philadelphia, which is the city’s only airport. Philadelphia (PHL) is located 7.0 mi from the center of Philadelphia.

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

Qatar Airways, British Airways, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to South Africa for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $862, but on average you can expect to pay $973.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from Philadelphia to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Philadelphia to South Africa flight route?

This flight path from Philadelphia to South Africa was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $650. Lufthansa flights start at $692 while deals on SWISS start at $708 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to South Africa?

While on average a flight from Philadelphia to South Africa is generally $3,191, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $451. When looking at the most popular route, (Philadelphia - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay $862 for that flight.

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

While some choose either Philadelphia - Cape Town Intl or Philadelphia - Durban King Shaka Intl, Philadelphia - Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular route from Philadelphia to South Africa.

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

When booking a flight from Philadelphia to South Africa, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, British Airways or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Philadelphia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Philadelphia to South Africa

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Philadelphia from South Africa?

Returning to Philadelphia from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Philadelphia.

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

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Destination points for flights from Philadelphia to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

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Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Philadelphia to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia 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
United Airlines
$774 $1,276 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$824 $976 No cancel fee N/A
Qatar Airways
$834 $1,103 No cancel fee 68%
British Airways
$853 $1,235 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$860 $1,084 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$1,399 $1,879 No cancel fee 77%
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