Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to South Africa

SFO — JNB
Sep 27 — Oct 41

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to South Africa, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,153 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,362.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to South Africa from San Francisco average $1,154. You can even find prices in October for less than $1,154, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as $865. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to South Africa (SFO - ZA)?

When flying from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to South Africa in September, October 2022

The best prices found for SFO to South Africa flights for September, October
Oct 29 - Nov 11
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

36h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$999

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 29 - Nov 13
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

36h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

30h 55m
$1,008

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 30 - Nov 11
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$1,051

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

San Francisco to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from San Francisco found for this year
Nov 14 - Nov 23
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$858

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Nov 7 - Nov 16
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
$887

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Nov 17 - Nov 28
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$888

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Cheap Lufthansa flights from San Francisco to South Africa

Nov 2 - Nov 22
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

27h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 50m
$1,155

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Nov 28 - Mar 28
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

27h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
$1,156

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from San Francisco to South Africa

Nov 24 - Dec 5
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

28h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

35h 10m
$1,162

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Sep 27 - Jan 4
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

31h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

34h 57m
$1,956

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 27 - Oct 4
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 35m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

34h 18m
$2,005

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Sep 27 - Oct 4
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

40h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

35h 06m
$1,163

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 27 - Oct 4
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

31h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 25m
$1,182

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 27 - Oct 20
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

43h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 00m
$1,236

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

One-way flights to South Africa from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to South Africa
Mar 8
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

34h 40m
$574

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Mar 8
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

40h 00m
$619

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Mar 8
SFO

San Francisco

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 00m
$650

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to South Africa flights.

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

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Francisco to South Africa.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and Turkish Airlines flying from San Francisco to South Africa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to South Africa for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $858, but on average you can expect to pay $915.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to South Africa flight route?

The San Francisco to South Africa flight path was viewed by 32 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 San Francisco to South Africa one-way?

$574 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Etihad Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and SWISS, with prices starting from $650 and $677, respectively.

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

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

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to South Africa are Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $720. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for $887 on average our data indicates $3,026 when flying from San Francisco to South Africa.

Destination points for flights from San Francisco to South Africa

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$693Average$3,012FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$798Average$1,243FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$800Average$1,328FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$801Average$1,443FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$816Average$965FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$872Average$1,238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$878Average$1,337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$879Average$1,214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$883Average$1,206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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