Cheap flights from South Africa to California

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South Africa to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare South Africa to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
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 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to California for as little as R14 532 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 R14 732 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to California from South Africa average R14 406. You can even find prices in February for less than R14 406, as users have found deals to California from as low as R11 674. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 13%.

Cheap flights from South Africa to California in April, May 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to California flights in April, May
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R10 988pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Apr - 30 Apr
R11 088pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 May - 21 May
R11 288pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from South Africa found for this year
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R10 988pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Apr - 30 Apr
R11 088pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Sep - 24 Sep
R11 274pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to California

Late deals on return flights to California from South Africa, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 30 Apr
R11 088pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Apr - 25 Apr
R14 289pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air France
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Apr - 25 Apr
R14 303pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to California from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to California
9:30 - 10:55
British Airways
2 stops
34h 25m
CPT - LAX
British Airways
R8 474
KAYAK
17:10 - 14:22
American Airlines
2 stops
30h 12m
JNB - SFO
American Airlines
R8 717
15:00 - 12:54
Lufthansa
2 stops
30h 54m
JNB - LAX
Lufthansa
R9 617
Lufthansa

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to California

Can I find flights from South Africa to California for under R11 431 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to California for under R11 431. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R11 088, but on average you can expect to pay R11 888.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta, Etihad Airways, and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have done so. New policies for travellers booking flights from South Africa to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to California for under R11 431 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Africa to California, 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 South Africa to California for under R11 431?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to California within the next 7 days for less than R11 431.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 497 users have taken a look at flights from South Africa to California.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from South Africa to California.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to California?

When deciding which route to take from South Africa to California, consider Sun City Pilansberg - San Jose, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Los Angeles or Cape Town Intl - Ontario, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to California?

While on average a flight from South Africa to California is generally R25 523, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R9 098. When looking at the most popular route, (Sun City Pilansberg - San Jose), you can expect to pay R20 577 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to California?

Departing from South Africa to California will take you 23h. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Africa to California return?

Turkish Airlines, at R11 089, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Africa to California.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include British Airways and American Airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R7 588. American Airlines flights start at R8 645 while deals on Lufthansa start at R9 488 one-way.

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to California 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
Ethiopian Air
R620 R826 No cancel fee 72%
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SAUDIA
R868 R948 No cancel fee 86%
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Turkish Airlines
R835 R1 006 No cancel fee 77%
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American Airlines
R942 R1 099 No cancel fee 71%
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Air France
R884 R1 115 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
R910 R1 126 No cancel fee 75%
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Iberia
R1 002 R1 173 No cancel fee 77%
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Delta
R768 R1 210 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
R880 R1 219 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R935 R1 225 No cancel fee 76%
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