Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to South Africa

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to JNB flight in 2021: compare San Diego 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 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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for SAN to South Africa flights for May, June
25 Jun - 6 Aug
$985pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
25 Jun - 6 Aug
$990pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
14 May - 28 May
$1,041pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from San Diego found for this year
16 Aug - 5 Sep
$882pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
10 Sep - 19 Sep
$894pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
21 Jul - 18 Aug
$904pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from San Diego, departing today and this week
17 May - 31 May
$1,155pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
16 May - 31 May
$1,230pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
16 May - 30 May
$1,253pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
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.

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.

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

If you book a flight to South Africa from San Diego, you will be flying from San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego.

Can I find flights from San Diego to South Africa for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to South Africa for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $904, but on average you can expect to pay $999.

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.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to South Africa for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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 $2,240 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 25h 45m. 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 $985. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $1,082 and $1,098, respectively.

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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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