Cheap flights from the United States to South Africa

LAX — JNB
Feb 7 — Feb 141

Cheap American Airlines flights from USA to South Africa

Mar 17 - Apr 2
LGA

New York LaGuardia

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

37h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

28h 39m
$1,032

American Airlines

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Mar 1 - Mar 12
LGA

New York LaGuardia

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

34h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

27h 44m
$1,035

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Mar 3 - Mar 15
LGA

New York LaGuardia

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

36h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

27h 44m
$1,048

American Airlines

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Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from USA to South Africa

Feb 12 - Feb 21
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

1 stop

33h 55m
$784

Turkish Airlines

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Mar 6 - Mar 13
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

38h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

29h 35m
$804

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Feb 27 - Mar 7
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 10m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

1 stop

33h 55m
$809

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing South Africa

Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,184 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

KLM
7.5
Good
118 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,045 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

I paid for premium seating. There are no premium seating on this flight. Complete ripoff

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve the USA to South Africa flights?

Two of the largest airports offering service to South Africa from the USA are John F. Kennedy Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. The latter is seven miles from downtown Atlanta. It is the world’s busiest airport in both the number of passengers and flights. There are several places in South Africa to end your flight to South Africa from the USA. O. R. Tambo International Airport is located near Johannesburg and is the busiest airport in Africa with the capacity for 28 million passengers on an annual basis. This airport is a hub for many airlines including South African Airways, South African Express, and FlySafair.

Which airlines fly directly from the USA to South Africa?

There are a few direct, nonstop flights to South Africa from the United States. Hartfield-Jackson Airport offers direct flights into Johannesburg through Delta Air Lines and KLM. Travelers leaving the United States to Johannesburg can take flight from United Airlines and South African Airways. There are also a number of stopover flights into South Africa in other locations. Visitors to Cape Town coming from John F. Kennedy Airport may take flights from South African Airways, Kenya Airways, and Ethiopian Airlines. Cape Town Airport can also be reached from Philadelphia International Airport through Qatar Airways, British Airways, and KLM.

What are the stopover options between the USA to South Africa?

When leaving from Philadelphia Airport, the stopover flights may have a single stop, two stops, or more. Some of the locations where you may stop down may include Hamad International Airport, Logan International Airport, and Amsterdam Airport. Coming out of Los Angeles International Airport into Cape Town may involve stops in Seattle / Tacoma International Airport, Dubai Airport, or Johannesburg Airport. This flight’s tickets are typically less expensive when choosing a longer flight. The flights with more than a single stop also have cheaper prices than those with one stop during the flight.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from the USA to South Africa?

When entering South Africa from the USA, you will need a passport valid at least 30 days beyond your stay. There is no need to have a visa or a return ticket when traveling by air between these countries.

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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$9Average$19FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$414Average$1,876FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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NorwegianCheapest$520Average$583FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$715Average$1,055FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$724Average$1,363FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$736Average$1,055FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$743Average$1,480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Kenya AirwaysCheapest$766Average$895FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$848Average$1,269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$854Average$1,223FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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