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San Francisco (SFO) to South Africa

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 19 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to South Africa from $1,189 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,561 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to South Africa. Flights to South Africa from San Francisco in October are about $1,180 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $916.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to South Africa in September, October 2020

The best prices found for SFO to South Africa flights for September, October
8 Oct - 18 Oct
$751pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Oct - 28 Oct
$752pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
12 Oct - 2 Nov
$770pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from San Francisco found for this year
8 Oct - 18 Oct
$751pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Oct - 28 Oct
$752pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
12 Oct - 2 Nov
$770pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from San Francisco, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 24 Oct
$1,031pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Sep - 15 Oct
$1,366pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 Sep - 10 Oct
$1,433pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to South Africa from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to South Africa
8:50 am - 5:55 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
35h 05m
SFO - CPT
Lufthansa
$830
mytrip.com
3:41 am - 6:55 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
42h 14m
SFO - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,121
JustFly
7:00 pm - 9:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
29h 45m
SFO - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$1,507
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to South Africa for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $751, but on average you can expect to pay $804.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to South Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to South Africa for under $1,100?

There are currently 19+ open flights from San Francisco to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to South Africa flight path was viewed by 22 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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 Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

The most popular route from San Francisco to South Africa is San Francisco - Sun City Pilansberg. You may also consider San Francisco - Cape Town Intl or San Francisco - Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to South Africa is $742. On average you can expect to pay $1,269. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Sun City Pilansberg), can usually be booked for $1,296.

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

Airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Turkish Airlines fly from San Francisco to South Africa in about 28h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 15m. 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 Francisco to South Africa round-trip?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at $773. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at $833 round trip.

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

$594 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $766 and $819, respectively.

Destination information for South Africa

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

Airports servicing

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