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Johannesburg (JNB) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LAX flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
JNB - LAX
Price
R919 - R1 140
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 87 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R14 840

From Johannesburg to Los Angeles

One-way from

R9 318

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 5% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R16 423, or R16 649 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg in February are about R16 280 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R13 193.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles (JNB - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for JNB to LAX flights in May, June
16 May - 22 May
R10 448pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jun - 26 Jun
R10 981pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jun - 26 Jun
R11 029pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg found for this year
16 May - 22 May
R10 448pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Sep - 20 Sep
R10 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jun - 26 Jun
R10 981pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
21 May - 28 May
R13 290pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 May - 28 May
R13 985pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 May - 20 Jun
R14 453pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles
16:45 - 13:32
American Airlines
2 stops
29h 47m
JNB - LAX
American Airlines
R9 318
15:00 - 12:50
Lufthansa
1 stop
30h 50m
JNB - LAX
Lufthansa
R10 593
Tripmonster
15:25 - 12:20
SWISS
1 stop
29h 55m
JNB - LAX
SWISS
R10 706
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Los Angeles

What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg?

Most people fly into Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight to Los Angeles from Johannesburg. On average, Los Angeles has 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 21 airlines. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 15,1 km from Los Angeles’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Los Angeles have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R10 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R10 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R10 690, but on average you can expect to pay R13 613.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R13 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than R13 300.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Los Angeles flight route?

Within the past month, 4 686 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at R10 690, Qatar Airways will fly you from Johannesburg to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R12 983 and R14 162, respectively. These flights start at 34% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles are American Airlines (R9 156), British Airways (R9 237), and RwandAir (R10 222).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Consider Air Canada, Air France or ITA Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Los Angeles is R9 335. On average you can expect to pay R49 115. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for R10 690.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Los Angeles flights?

In most cases, travellers flying to Los Angeles from Johannesburg will take off in O.R. Tambo International airport. This is the largest and busiest airport located in Johannesburg. The other airport that might take a traveller to Los Angeles is Lanseria International Airport. This is a smaller and quieter airport that flies into Los Angeles. Once reaching the destination, most passengers will move into Los Angeles through Los Angeles International Airport. It is about 30 kilometers from downtown in Westchester. This airport is a hub for many airlines including United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta Air Lines.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Unfortunately, currently there are no direct, nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg. However, passengers looking to go to Los Angeles can instead choose an indirect, stopover flight from several airlines like Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Virgin Atlantic. These flights have a wide range of prices and may take you from Johannesburg to Los Angeles in about 23h 20m-26h 55m, depending on which is chosen. Keep in mind that most of the time, the least expensive flights are the ones that take a bit longer to reach Los Angeles Airport.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

When taking a flight into Los Angeles with a single stop, there are several different options. These flights can touch down in all sorts of locations including Abu Dhabi International Airport, Hamad International Airport, or Hong Kong International Airport. Many flights touch down more than once. These flights typically take longer to reach Los Angeles and are about the same price as a single stop flight. One of the available flights stops down in Dubai Airport and San Francisco International Airport, while another has stops in Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and Beijing Capital Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Visiting Los Angeles from Johannesburg requires having both a passport and visa. The passport must have at least two empty pages.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Los Angeles

Most visitors from Johannesburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Los Angeles?

Returning to Johannesburg from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
6.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Los Angeles 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
Qatar Airways
R9 663 R11 172 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R10 803 R12 209 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
R11 411 R12 158 No cancel fee 72%
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Delta
R11 565 R17 932 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
R12 089 R16 007 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
R12 282 R13 378 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
R12 504 R13 837 No cancel fee 77%
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SAUDIA
R14 012 R15 306 No cancel fee 86%
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ITA Airways
R14 601 R17 237 No cancel fee 81%
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Iberia
R14 665 R17 007 No cancel fee 77%
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