Cheap flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco are usually found in February or October, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
OR Tambo (JNB) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to SFO flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
JNB - SFO
Price
R13 652 - R16 904

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 652

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco

One-way from

R9 018

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco. 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 San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 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 20 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 OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R15 153, or R15 874 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R15 156 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R12 108. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco (JNB - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to SFO flights in September, October
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R11 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R13 123pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R16 963pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from OR Tambo found for this year
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R11 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Dec - 17 Jan
R12 137pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Dec - 17 Jan
R12 255pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R11 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R13 123pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 30 Sep
R16 963pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco
15:20 - 10:15
American Airlines
1 stop
27h 55m
JNB - SFO
American Airlines
R9 018
19:10 - 20:36
KLM
2 stops
34h 26m
JNB - SFO
KLM
R11 225
KLM
20:15 - 7:27
Kenya Airways
2 stops
45h 12m
JNB - SFO
Kenya Airways
R13 991
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

Most people fly into San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo. On average, San Francisco has 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day from 13 airlines. San Francisco is conveniently located just 19,0 km from San Francisco’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, and United Airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco for under R10 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco for under R10 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R10 828, but on average you can expect to pay R13 549.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco for under R11 900?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R11 900.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 1 604 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco return?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco is Virgin Atlantic. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R10 828 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qatar Airways and British Airways, starting at R11 858 and R12 137 round-trip. These flights start at 28% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 915. Users have also found prices from R9 018 and R11 122 on British Airways and American Airlines, respectively.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from San Francisco?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to San Francisco.
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Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo to San Francisco 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
Turkish Airlines
R835 R913 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
R772 R969 No cancel fee 72%
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Air France
R897 R1 025 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R872 R1 051 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
R899 R1 064 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R930 R1 163 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R1 048 R1 196 No cancel fee 72%
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United Airlines
R1 022 R1 205 No cancel fee 69%
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Delta
R768 R1 210 No cancel fee N/A
Search Delta flights
Lufthansa
R1 065 R1 282 No cancel fee 76%
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