Cheap flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco

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The best prices from 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 111 - R16 233
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

Round-trip from

R13 111

From OR Tambo to San Francisco

One-way from

R32 282

One-way flight from 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 OR Tambo to San Francisco?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday 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 OR Tambo to San Francisco?

To save on the cost of your flight from OR Tambo 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 R14 552 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R15 244.

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

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 San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from OR Tambo in February are about R14 554 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R11 627.

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

When flying from OR Tambo to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for JNB to SFO flights in May, June
28 Jun - 31 Jul
R12 037pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jun - 31 Jul
R12 107pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jun - 31 Jul
R12 122pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

OR Tambo to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from OR Tambo found for this year
24 Nov - 28 Nov
R10 949pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jun - 31 Jul
R12 037pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jul - 30 Jul
R12 079pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
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
23 May - 29 May
R16 388pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 29 May
R16 473pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 29 May
R18 352pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to San Francisco from OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco
9:50 - 9:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 45m
JNB - SFO
Qatar Airways
R32 282
qatarairways.com
4:10 - 10:15
British Airways
2 stops
39h 05m
JNB - SFO
British Airways
R34 741
KAYAK
15:20 - 17:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 40m
JNB - SFO
Multiple Airlines
R38 866

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to San Francisco

Can I find flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco for under R12 715 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco for under R12 715. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R11 924, but on average you can expect to pay R13 421.

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 OR Tambo to San Francisco for under R11 302 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from OR Tambo to San Francisco for under R16 953?

There are currently 8+ open flights from OR Tambo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R16 953.

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 5 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 OR Tambo to San Francisco?

Departing from OR Tambo to San Francisco will take you 25h 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at R11 924. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R12 080 and R14 439, respectively. Users have found that British Airways is 18% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R7 446 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Kenya Airways from R14 806 and Qatar Airways from R32 282 one-way.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,08
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
14.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from 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
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Lufthansa
R1 065 R1 282 No cancel fee 76%
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