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

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

JNB - SFO
Price
R13 842 - R17 139
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

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

Average price

R16 661

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

R13 842

From Johannesburg 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 to San Francisco?

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to San Francisco, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R15 364 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R16 095.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R15 366 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R12 276. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to San Francisco at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco in January, February 2021

The best prices found for JNB to SFO flights in January, February
1 Feb - 8 Mar
R12 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Feb - 10 Mar
R13 022pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Mar
R13 261pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg found for this year
27 Jul - 2 Jan
R10 934pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jun - 11 Jul
R12 768pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Mar
R12 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco for under R13 425 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco for under R13 425. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R12 858, but on average you can expect to pay R16 274.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco 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 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.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco for under R13 425 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco have been viewed 1 604 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or San Francisco?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Johannesburg is roughly similar to San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in San Francisco is generally colder than Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to San Francisco?

For as low as R13 022, Virgin Atlantic can have you in San Francisco from Johannesburg in 26h 50m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Virgin Atlantic, at R13 022, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to San Francisco.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qatar Airways and Emirates. These flights start at 15% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
56.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
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Lufthansa
R1 065 R1 282 No cancel fee 76%
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