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Johannesburg (JNB) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LAX flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
ZA1 - LAX
Price
R919 - R1 140
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
Precipitation
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 593

From Johannesburg to Los Angeles

One-way from

R9 051

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.
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 009 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R12 973.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles 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 Johannesburg to Los Angeles for as little as R16 149 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 R16 372 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles (ZA1 - LAX)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Los Angeles at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles in December, January 2022

The best prices found for JNB to LAX flights in December, January
29 Jan - 5 Feb
R9 607pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 30 Jan
R9 845pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jan - 30 Jan
R10 083pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg found for this year
27 Dec - 3 Jan
R10 290pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Dec - 9 Jan
R11 512pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Dec - 31 Dec
R12 402pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
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
11 Dec - 23 Dec
R13 402pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Dec - 24 Dec
R13 450pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Dec - 23 Dec
R13 482pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles
17:15 - 18:04
American Airlines
2 stops
34h 49m
JNB - LAX
American Airlines
R9 051
18:55 - 17:03
KLM
2 stops
32h 08m
JNB - LAX
KLM
R10 703
KLM
14:15 - 11:45
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
31h 30m
JNB - LAX
Turkish Airlines
R10 798
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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. Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R9 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R9 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R9 607, but on average you can expect to pay R10 258.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Los Angeles for under R13 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than R13 500.

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 R9 607, 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 Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R11 512 and R12 227, respectively. These flights start at 39% 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 British Airways (R8 210), American Airlines (R8 813), and KLM (R10 449).

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Los Angeles is R11 165. On average you can expect to pay R30 704. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for R9 416.

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

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

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 will not be allowed to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours 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) test taken 72 hours 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 December in Los Angeles
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Los Angeles
25.0 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
Ethiopian Air
R9 852 R13 122 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Atlantic
R11 999 R15 794 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R13 044 R18 160 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Turkish Airlines
R13 314 R15 981 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights
Qatar Airways
R13 544 R16 095 No cancel fee 68%
Search Qatar Airways flights
SAUDIA
R13 778 R15 051 No cancel fee 86%
Search SAUDIA flights
Emirates
R13 952 R17 239 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R13 973 R18 814 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
Air France
R14 044 R19 725 No cancel fee 77%
Search Air France flights
ITA - Airways
R14 357 R16 950 No cancel fee 81%
Search ITA - Airways flights
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