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Cheap flights from South Africa to California from R10 270

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 23/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — LAX
Jun 18 — Jun 251
1 adult
Tue 18/6
Tue 25/6

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

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to California at least 60 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to California for as little as R16 565 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R18 129 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from South Africa in October are about R17 977 on average during October, but can be found for as low as R14 982.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ZA to CA?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to California as you normally would.

Cheap United Airlines flights from South Africa to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between South Africa and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest United Airlines flights we've come across from South Africa to California. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Mon 1/719:50CPT - LAX
2 stops31h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 14/723:15LAX - CPT
2 stops31h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6R16 491
Mon 1/719:50CPT - LAX
2 stops28h 24mUnited Airlines
Sun 14/723:15LAX - CPT
2 stops31h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6R16 546
Mon 1/719:50CPT - LAX
1 stop27h 35mUnited Airlines
Sun 14/721:20LAX - CPT
1 stop33h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6R18 313
Mon 1/719:00JNB - LAX
2 stops36h 00mUnited Airlines
Sun 1/96:00LAX - JNB
2 stops26h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 11/6R19 049
Mon 1/719:50CPT - LAX
1 stop24h 14mUnited Airlines
Fri 9/810:30LAX - CPT
1 stop21h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 11/6R24 829
Fri 5/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Sat 10/80:43SFO - CPT
2 stops31h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6R28 657
Fri 5/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/718:30SFO - CPT
2 stops35h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 13/6R28 786
Tue 18/615:05JNB - LAX
2 stops42h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 24/60:45LAX - JNB
2 stops32h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 13/6R28 970
Mon 1/719:50CPT - LAX
1 stop24h 14mUnited Airlines
Sun 4/810:30LAX - CPT
1 stop21h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 11/6R29 228

Cheap Delta flights from South Africa to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between South Africa and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Delta flights travelling from South Africa to California. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 15mDelta
Sat 26/108:00LAX - JNB
1 stop26h 00mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 638
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mDelta
Sat 26/106:20LAX - JNB
2 stops27h 40mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 712
Thu 5/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops30h 49mDelta
Sat 14/921:35SFO - JNB
1 stop36h 25mDelta
Deal found 13/6R16 859
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mDelta
Mon 28/1015:44LAX - JNB
1 stop42h 16mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 878
Wed 3/723:15CPT - LAX
2 stops28h 19mDelta
Thu 8/87:30LAX - CPT
1 stop25h 20mDelta
Deal found 11/6R16 933
Wed 3/723:15CPT - LAX
2 stops28h 19mDelta
Mon 5/88:14LAX - CPT
2 stops24h 36mDelta
Deal found 11/6R17 025
Sun 30/621:30CPT - LAX
1 stop44h 35mDelta
Mon 5/810:15LAX - CPT
1 stop22h 35mDelta
Deal found 11/6R17 098
Wed 3/723:15CPT - LAX
2 stops44h 10mDelta
Fri 9/821:45LAX - CPT
1 stop35h 05mDelta
Deal found 11/6R17 172
Sun 30/621:30CPT - LAX
1 stop44h 35mDelta
Mon 5/85:40LAX - CPT
2 stops27h 10mDelta
Deal found 11/6R17 283

Cheap South Africa to California flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to California specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Prices were last updated on 13 June 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from South Africa to California in June and July 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mDelta
Tue 29/1011:20LAX - JNB
1 stop22h 40mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 638
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mDelta
Sat 26/106:20LAX - JNB
2 stops27h 40mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 712
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mDelta
Mon 28/1015:44LAX - JNB
1 stop42h 16mDelta
Deal found 12/6R16 878
Mon 29/719:20JNB - LAX
2 stops29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 11/918:05LAX - JNB
1 stop30h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R17 411
Tue 9/719:20JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 29/1018:10LAX - JNB
1 stop31h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6R18 056
Mon 29/719:20JNB - LAX
1 stop28h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 11/918:05LAX - JNB
1 stop30h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R18 129
Wed 10/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop35h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 29/1012:10LAX - JNB
2 stops24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6R18 221
Sun 28/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop25h 35mDelta
Mon 12/88:45LAX - JNB
1 stop25h 15mDelta
Deal found 12/6R18 405
Sun 28/718:50JNB - LAX
1 stop25h 35mDelta
Mon 12/811:45LAX - JNB
1 stop22h 15mDelta
Deal found 12/6R18 424

South Africa to California 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and California in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from South Africa to California in June and July 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sun 1/1219:45JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/1217:10LAX - JNB
1 stop31h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R16 767
Thu 5/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop32h 10mDelta
Sat 14/921:35SFO - JNB
1 stop36h 25mDelta
Deal found 13/6R16 859
Mon 2/1220:25JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/17:00LAX - JNB
2 stops25h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R16 988
Mon 2/1220:25JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 11/10:59LAX - JNB
2 stops31h 36mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R17 098
Mon 23/918:50JNB - LAX
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Tue 3/1217:00LAX - JNB
1 stop29h 55mAir France
Deal found 13/6R17 209
Mon 29/719:20JNB - LAX
2 stops29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 11/918:05LAX - JNB
1 stop30h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R17 411
Mon 23/919:00JNB - LAX
2 stops35h 42mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/128:31LAX - JNB
2 stops36h 34mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R17 540
Wed 4/918:05JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 15mTurkish Airlines
Tue 17/918:35SFO - JNB
1 stop30h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 13/6R17 724
Mon 2/918:55JNB - SFO
1 stop34h 20mVirgin Atlantic
Tue 17/922:10SFO - JNB
1 stop27h 05mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 13/6R17 798

South Africa to California flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to California for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from South Africa to California departing last-minute. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Tue 18/623:15JNB - LAX
1 stop24h 35mKLM
Tue 25/616:50LAX - JNB
1 stop43h 30mKLM
Deal found 13/6R22 123
Tue 18/618:50JNB - LAX
2 stops35h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 25/616:50LAX - JNB
1 stop43h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R23 908
Tue 18/618:50JNB - LAX
2 stops28h 15mAir France
Tue 25/616:50LAX - JNB
2 stops30h 50mAir France
Deal found 13/6R26 099
Tue 18/614:30JNB - LAX
3 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 25/616:54LAX - JNB
2 stops35h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R26 430
Tue 18/615:05JNB - LAX
2 stops42h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 24/60:45LAX - JNB
2 stops32h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 13/6R28 970
Fri 21/618:50JNB - LAX
1 stop27h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 2/716:50LAX - JNB
1 stop43h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R30 645
Tue 18/623:15JNB - LAX
1 stop24h 35mDelta
Mon 24/60:45LAX - JNB
1 stop33h 15mDelta
Deal found 13/6R31 915
Fri 21/618:50JNB - LAX
2 stops35h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 2/716:50LAX - JNB
1 stop43h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R33 148
Fri 21/618:50JNB - LAX
2 stops35h 00mAir France
Tue 2/722:55LAX - JNB
2 stops48h 45mAir France
Deal found 13/6R33 258

One-way flights to California from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to California. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from South Africa to California. Those needing a return flight from South Africa to California can use the search form above.
Wed 23/109:55JNB - LAX
2 stops41h 59mEtihad Airways
Deal found 11/6R10 270
Sun 22/913:35JNB - LAX
2 stops33h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R10 583
Tue 22/1013:35JNB - LAX
2 stops33h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/6R11 154
Mon 16/913:35JNB - SFO
1 stop33h 15mQatar Airways
Deal found 13/6R11 264
Tue 17/917:00JNB - SFO
3 stops32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R11 374
Mon 21/1013:35JNB - LAX
1 stop26h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 11/6R11 687
Tue 22/1017:00JNB - LAS
3 stops32h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/6R11 724
Tue 3/913:35JNB - LAX
3 stops43h 43mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6R11 816
Sun 30/620:15JNB - LAX
1 stop44h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 12/6R11 927

Find flights from South Africa to California within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to California that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.

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Cape Town IntlLos Angeles

CPT - LAX

CPTLAX

Cape Town Intl

Mon 1/7

2 stops31h 40m

Los Angeles

Sun 14/7

2 stops31h 05m

R16 491

Johannesburg OR TamboLos Angeles

JNB - LAX

JNBLAX

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 10/7

1 stop30h 15m

Los Angeles

Sat 26/10

1 stop26h 00m

R16 638

Johannesburg OR TamboLos Angeles

JNB - LAX

JNBLAX

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 16/10

1 stop26h 35m

Los Angeles

Wed 6/11

1 stop29h 55m

R16 694

Johannesburg OR TamboLos Angeles

JNB - LAX

JNBLAX

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 2/12

1 stop32h 45m

Los Angeles

Sun 12/1

1 stop26h 45m

R16 767

Johannesburg OR TamboLos Angeles

JNB - LAX

JNBLAX

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 23/9

1 stop30h 05m

Los Angeles

Tue 3/12

1 stop29h 55m

R17 209

Cape Town IntlLos Angeles

CPT - LAX

CPTLAX

Cape Town Intl

Wed 16/10

2 stops35h 05m

Los Angeles

Mon 28/10

2 stops26h 30m

R17 761

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 2/9

1 stop34h 20m

San Francisco

Tue 17/9

1 stop27h 05m

R17 798

Johannesburg OR TamboLos Angeles

JNB - LAX

JNBLAX

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 9/7

1 stop29h 10m

Los Angeles

Mon 28/10

1 stop30h 05m

R19 123

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 2/9

1 stop33h 15m

San Francisco

Wed 18/9

2 stops36h 20m

R19 436

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Deals found on 12/6

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Best time to book a flight from South Africa to California

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated 13 June 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from South Africa to California, see what other customers have to say about United Airlines, Delta and British Airways. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,1
Very Good
3 865 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8,0
Very Good
10 000 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,9
Good
1 461 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7,8
Good
1 025 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 417 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Africa to California. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Can I find flights from South Africa to California for under R16 500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to California for under R16 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just R16 491, but on average you can expect to pay R17 006.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to California for under R22 200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to California within the next 7 days for less than R22 200.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to California one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R10 270. Users have also found prices from R11 264 and R12 792 on Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

  • What does JNB to LAX mean?

    JNB stands for Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, while LAX stands for Los Angeles Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), San Jose Airport (SJC), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), Ontario Airport (ONT) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to California that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Africa to California flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from South Africa to California with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Africa to California flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to California that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on South Africa to California flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from South Africa to California?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Africa to California.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from South Africa to California?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Africa to California by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to California that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Africa to California offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from South Africa to California?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Africa to California flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the South Africa to California flight deals updated?

    The South Africa to California flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 13/6.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from South Africa to California?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from South Africa to California (average of R866). Flying from South Africa to California in July is currently the most expensive (average of R1 076). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to California

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from South Africa to California. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 597 771 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Etihad AirwaysCheapestR14 634AverageR15 999FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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KLMCheapestR14 739AverageR19 992FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Virgin AtlanticCheapestR14 778AverageR17 030FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR15 057AverageR22 163FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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DeltaCheapestR15 491AverageR17 035FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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British AirwaysCheapestR15 605AverageR20 550FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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Air FranceCheapestR15 704AverageR17 745FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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United AirlinesCheapestR15 895AverageR23 118FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Brussels AirlinesCheapestR15 935AverageR26 219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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SWISSCheapestR16 395AverageR20 611FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%