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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to South Africa

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to South Africa, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 29% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,045 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,414.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to South Africa?

February can be a great time to fly to South Africa from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $1,222. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $889. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

Cheap flights from San Diego to South Africa in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SAN to South Africa flights for January, February
17 Feb - 24 Feb
$937pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
30 Jan - 9 Feb
$959pp
SAN
San Diego
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
17 Feb - 24 Feb
$1,111pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from San Diego found for this year
12 Apr - 19 Apr
$898pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
17 Feb - 24 Feb
$937pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
30 Jan - 9 Feb
$959pp
SAN
San Diego
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to South Africa

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Diego to South Africa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to South Africa for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $898, but on average you can expect to pay $1,013.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to South Africa for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Diego to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

Before booking your flight from San Diego to South Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or British Airways.

What are the most popular routes from San Diego to South Africa?

The most popular flight routes from San Diego to South Africa are San Diego - Sun City Pilansberg, San Diego - Cape Town Intl and San Diego - Johannesburg OR Tambo.

What are the cheapest Flights from San Diego to South Africa?

On average you can expect to pay $1,927 for a flight from San Diego to South Africa. The cheapest flight overall is $425 while the most popular route, (San Diego - Sun City Pilansberg) is currently priced at $1,706.

How long is the flight from San Diego to South Africa?

Departing from San Diego to South Africa will take you 26h 20m. 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 San Diego to South Africa round-trip?

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at $937. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by KLM and Ethiopian Air, with the lowest prices starting at $959 and $1,006, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from San Diego to South Africa

Destination information for South Africa

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

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
$1,038 $1,527 No cancel fee 69%
Cathay Pacific
$1,443 $1,532 No cancel fee 72%
British Airways
$1,013 $1,699 No cancel fee 70%
Iberia
$1,220 $1,777 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$1,113 $1,782 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$995 $1,797 No cancel fee 76%
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