Cheap flights from Cape Town to San Francisco

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How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town (CPT) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to SFO flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

CPT - SFO

Price

R873 - R1 341

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 112 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip fromR14 555From Cape Town Intl to San Francisco
One-way fromR11 071One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to San Francisco?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to San Francisco?

To save up to 23% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to San Francisco from R17 956 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R22 658 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to San Francisco?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R17 187 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R10 420. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to San Francisco (CPT - SFO)?

When flying from Cape Town to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to San Francisco in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to SFO flights in August, September
Sep 6 - Feb 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

22h 35m
R18 673

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 06.08.22

Sep 6 - May 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

43h 50m
R18 923

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Sep 5 - Sep 12
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 50m
R19 023

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 06.08.22

Cape Town to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Cape Town found for this year
Nov 1 - Nov 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
R17 189

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Nov 1 - Nov 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
R17 373

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Nov 1 - Nov 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
R17 390

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to San Francisco

Oct 31 - Nov 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

45h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

30h 50m
R17 673

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Oct 31 - Nov 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

45h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

22h 35m
R17 690

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Oct 31 - Nov 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

45h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

22h 35m
R17 723

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Cheap Delta flights from Cape Town to San Francisco

Oct 31 - Nov 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

43h 07m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

30h 50m
R18 640

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Sep 6 - Feb 1
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

22h 35m
R18 673

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 06.08.22

Sep 6 - May 7
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

27h 50m
R19 474

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Cape Town, departing today and this week
Aug 17 - Aug 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

38h 02m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 10m
R26 776

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Aug 18 - Aug 27
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

45h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
R28 560

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Aug 18 - Aug 26
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

45h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
R28 677

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to San Francisco
Sep 20
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

43h 01m
R10 070

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Oct 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
R10 470

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.08.22

Nov 28
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 10m
R10 487

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 07.08.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to San Francisco flights.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to San Francisco for under R17 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to San Francisco for under R17 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R17 189, but on average you can expect to pay R18 223.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to San Francisco for under R26 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R26 800.

How popular is this Cape Town to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to San Francisco have been viewed 754 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to San Francisco round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to San Francisco round-trip from R17 189. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from R17 673, and American Airlines, from R18 240.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to San Francisco one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R10 470 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include SWISS from R11 921 and United Airlines from R12 271 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to San Francisco?

When booking a flight from Cape Town to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on Air France, British Airways or Cathay Pacific as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Cape Town to San Francisco is R16 854. On average you can expect to pay R35 329. The most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for R17 189.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Cape Town to Los Angelesfrom R12 412 pp
Durban to San Franciscofrom R13 871 pp
Cape Town to Santa Anafrom R18 149 pp
Durban to San Josefrom R19 645 pp
Cape Town to San Diegofrom R20 732 pp
Durban to Los Angelesfrom R23 365 pp

Top 9 airlines flying from Cape Town to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qatar AirwaysCheapestR10 761AverageR13 272FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapestR11 827AverageR16 789FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AtlanticCheapestR12 481AverageR12 708FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapestR13 314AverageR15 233FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapestR14 276AverageR15 776FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapestR16 000AverageR19 323FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapestR17 240AverageR17 331FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapestR17 976AverageR19 599FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapestR18 331AverageR20 129FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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