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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to 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 R15 491 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 R15 705 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 R15 357. You can even find prices in February for less than R15 357, as users have found deals to California from as low as R12 445. 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 January, February 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to California flights in January, February
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R11 942pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R12 201pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Feb - 21 Feb
R12 704pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from South Africa found for this year
27 Jul - 3 Jan
R11 165pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R11 942pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R12 201pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
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
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R11 942pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 11 Feb
R12 201pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Jan - 9 Apr
R13 283pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to California from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to California
14:20 - 11:35
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
31h 15m
JNB - SFO
Turkish Airlines
R10 755
Flyus
13:20 - 16:33
Lufthansa
2 stops
37h 13m
CPT - SFO
Lufthansa
R10 800
Lufthansa
17:45 - 13:55
SWISS
2 stops
29h 10m
CPT - SFO
SWISS
R10 968
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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to California

Can I find flights from South Africa to California for under R12 186 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to California for under R12 186. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R11 942, but on average you can expect to pay R12 932.

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 R12 186 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 R12 186?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to California within the next 7 days for less than R12 186.

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 - Los Angeles, 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 R26 794, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R9 699. When looking at the most popular route, (Sun City Pilansberg - San Jose), you can expect to pay R21 935 for that flight.

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

Departing from South Africa to California will take you 23h 09m. 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?

Ethiopian Air, at R11 943, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Africa to California.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Atlantic and Turkish Airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with SWISS, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R10 359. Turkish Airlines flights start at R10 374 while deals on Lufthansa start at R10 709 one-way.

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Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

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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