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Cheap flights from South Africa to San Francisco from R12 949

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 30/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — SFO
Jun 24 — Jul 11
1 adult
Mon 24/6
Mon 1/7

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

Find a great deal and save up to 11% by booking at least 42 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Africa to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R16 068.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from South Africa in November are about R18 395 on average during November, but can be found for as low as R14 744.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ZA to SFO?

When flying from South Africa to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Delta flights from South Africa to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between South Africa and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Delta flights heading from South Africa to San Francisco. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Mon 9/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops34h 36mDelta
Mon 23/923:55SFO - JNB
1 stop34h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 521
Wed 11/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 55mDelta
Tue 24/96:00SFO - JNB
1 stop28h 00mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 539
Tue 10/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop32h 10mDelta
Wed 25/915:15SFO - JNB
1 stop42h 45mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 648
Thu 12/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops28h 55mDelta
Tue 24/911:50SFO - JNB
1 stop22h 10mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 666
Mon 9/923:15JNB - SFO
1 stop45h 30mDelta
Wed 25/915:15SFO - JNB
1 stop42h 45mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 757
Wed 11/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops35h 57mDelta
Wed 25/911:50SFO - JNB
1 stop22h 10mDelta
Deal found 18/6R18 389
Sun 8/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 55mDelta
Tue 24/911:50SFO - JNB
1 stop22h 10mDelta
Deal found 17/6R18 425
Mon 26/818:50JNB - SFO
2 stops35h 28mDelta
Fri 6/921:20SFO - JNB
1 stop36h 40mDelta
Deal found 17/6R18 444
Wed 11/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops35h 57mDelta
Wed 25/912:30SFO - JNB
2 stops34h 40mDelta
Deal found 18/6R18 462

Cheap United Airlines flights from South Africa to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between South Africa and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on United Airlines flights from South Africa to San Francisco. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Wed 10/719:00JNB - SFO
2 stops37h 56mUnited Airlines
Sat 20/713:20SFO - JNB
2 stops34h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R17 899
Tue 1/1020:00CPT - SFO
1 stop24h 05mUnited Airlines
Wed 23/105:30SFO - CPT
2 stops26h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 16/6R18 407
Sun 15/919:00JNB - SFO
1 stop33h 55mUnited Airlines
Sun 29/90:35SFO - JNB
2 stops32h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R19 006
Sun 8/919:00JNB - SFO
2 stops27h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 23/97:15SFO - JNB
2 stops25h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R19 550
Tue 2/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/716:50SFO - CPT
2 stops37h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R21 871
Tue 2/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/721:20SFO - CPT
1 stop33h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R23 685
Fri 5/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/716:50SFO - CPT
2 stops37h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R25 679
Fri 5/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop23h 59mUnited Airlines
Thu 11/70:12SFO - CPT
2 stops31h 58mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R30 104

Cheap South Africa to San Francisco flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to San Francisco specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 June 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from South Africa to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 10/719:00JNB - SFO
2 stops37h 56mUnited Airlines
Sat 20/713:20SFO - JNB
2 stops34h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R17 899
Mon 15/723:15CPT - SFO
2 stops35h 04mDelta
Tue 26/1113:50SFO - CPT
1 stop22h 55mDelta
Deal found 18/6R18 788
Thu 18/716:35CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Thu 28/1118:50SFO - CPT
1 stop31h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R19 368
Thu 18/716:35CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Fri 16/818:35SFO - CPT
1 stop32h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R19 677
Wed 10/719:00JNB - SFO
2 stops37h 06mUnited Airlines
Fri 19/70:12SFO - JNB
2 stops47h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/6R19 731
Tue 2/720:00CPT - SFO
2 stops29h 25mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/718:30SFO - CPT
2 stops35h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R20 366
Tue 2/720:00CPT - SFO
1 stop37h 51mUnited Airlines
Fri 12/718:30SFO - CPT
2 stops35h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R20 819
Mon 15/716:35CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Tue 26/1118:50SFO - CPT
1 stop31h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R21 218
Thu 18/714:00CPT - SFO
2 stops30h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 16/818:35SFO - CPT
1 stop32h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R21 490

South Africa to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from South Africa to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 25/918:05JNB - SFO
1 stop31h 35mTurkish Airlines
Wed 16/1018:35SFO - JNB
1 stop30h 55mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R16 285
Mon 9/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops34h 36mDelta
Mon 23/923:55SFO - JNB
1 stop34h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 521
Wed 11/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 55mDelta
Tue 24/96:00SFO - JNB
1 stop28h 00mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 539
Tue 10/918:50JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 55mDelta
Mon 23/922:50SFO - JNB
1 stop35h 10mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 648
Thu 12/918:50JNB - SFO
2 stops28h 55mDelta
Tue 24/98:00SFO - JNB
2 stops26h 00mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 666
Fri 15/1121:15CPT - SFO
1 stop31h 28mDelta
Sun 9/215:25SFO - CPT
1 stop29h 05mDelta
Deal found 19/6R16 721
Thu 12/918:05JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 15mTurkish Airlines
Sat 21/918:35SFO - JNB
1 stop30h 45mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/6R16 721
Mon 9/923:15JNB - SFO
1 stop45h 30mDelta
Wed 25/915:15SFO - JNB
1 stop42h 45mDelta
Deal found 17/6R16 757
Sun 10/1121:15CPT - SFO
2 stops31h 42mDelta
Sun 9/215:25SFO - CPT
1 stop29h 05mDelta
Deal found 19/6R16 811

South Africa to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from South Africa to San Francisco. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Mon 24/617:20JNB - SFO
2 stops29h 30mRwandAir
Fri 5/716:10SFO - JNB
3 stops37h 50mRwandAir
Deal found 17/6R73 248
Sun 23/63:10JNB - SFO
2 stops43h 40mRwandAir
Fri 5/716:10SFO - JNB
3 stops37h 50mRwandAir
Deal found 17/6R75 062
Tue 25/617:00JNB - SFO
2 stops30h 48mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/78:58SFO - JNB
2 stops45h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R75 914
Sun 23/63:10JNB - SFO
2 stops43h 40mRwandAir
Fri 5/716:10SFO - JNB
2 stops49h 10mRwandAir
Deal found 17/6R76 893
Tue 25/613:35JNB - SFO
1 stop33h 15mQatar Airways
Sat 6/78:10SFO - JNB
2 stops40h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R83 150
Mon 24/619:20JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 55mBritish Airways
Fri 5/722:15SFO - JNB
2 stops26h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/6R86 868
Mon 24/621:05JNB - SFO
1 stop25h 10mBritish Airways
Fri 5/715:30SFO - JNB
1 stop32h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/6R100 070
Tue 25/613:45JNB - SFO
1 stop52h 55mSingapore Airlines
Sat 6/722:05SFO - JNB
1 stop71h 05mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 18/6R110 425
Mon 24/618:50JNB - SFO
2 stops30h 39mDelta
Thu 4/70:15SFO - JNB
2 stops36h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/6R133 221

One-way flights to San Francisco from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Users travelling one-way from South Africa to San Francisco can select one of these great deals. For those needing a return trip from South Africa, there is a search form available above.
Sat 30/1113:45JNB - SFO
1 stop28h 05mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 18/6R12 949
Sun 15/1217:15CPT - SFO
1 stop33h 30mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R13 003
Fri 29/1117:20JNB - SFO
2 stops29h 30mRwandAir
Deal found 18/6R13 765
Fri 29/117:30JNB - SFO
1 stop39h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R14 000
Mon 8/719:20JNB - SFO
2 stops32h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/6R14 109
Fri 29/117:30JNB - SFO
1 stop39h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R14 145
Thu 18/721:05JNB - SFO
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/6R14 182
Thu 18/719:20JNB - SFO
2 stops32h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/6R14 363
Fri 29/1117:20JNB - SFO
2 stops29h 30mRwandAir
Deal found 17/6R14 454

Find flights from South Africa to San Francisco within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

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Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 25/9

1 stop31h 35m

San Francisco

Wed 16/10

1 stop30h 55m

R16 285

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 9/9

2 stops34h 36m

San Francisco

Mon 23/9

1 stop34h 05m

R16 521

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 3/9

1 stop32h 10m

San Francisco

Wed 11/9

2 stops26h 50m

R17 283

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 3/9

1 stop34h 25m

San Francisco

Wed 11/9

1 stop27h 05m

R17 319

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 10/7

2 stops37h 56m

San Francisco

Sat 20/7

2 stops34h 10m

R17 899

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 12/9

1 stop26h 55m

San Francisco

Tue 24/9

1 stop32h 55m

R17 936

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 12/9

2 stops30h 34m

San Francisco

Wed 25/9

2 stops32h 00m

R19 931

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 26/8

2 stops33h 28m

San Francisco

Fri 6/9

2 stops25h 54m

R20 910

Johannesburg OR TamboSan Francisco

JNB - SFO

JNBSFO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 15/9

1 stop33h 15m

San Francisco

Mon 30/9

1 stop39h 50m

R21 091

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Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated 19 June 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from South Africa to San Francisco, such as Delta, United Airlines and British Airways. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8,0
Very Good
10 000 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7,9
Good
1 442 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7,9
Good
47 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 401 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Overall

8,3

Boarding

8,4

Entertainment

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Africa to San Francisco. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from South Africa?

    For a flight from South Africa to San Francisco, you will be flying into San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 19,0 km from the centre of the city.

  • Can I find flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R16 300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R16 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R16 285, but on average you can expect to pay R17 138.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to San Francisco for under R73 300?

    There are currently 17+ open flights from South Africa to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R73 300.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to San Francisco one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R12 949. Users have also found prices from R13 003 and R13 765 on Turkish Airlines and RwandAir, respectively.

  • What are the most popular routes from South Africa to San Francisco?

  • What does JNB to SFO mean?

    JNB and SFO are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. JNB to SFO refers to a flight route from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco Airport. Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT), Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (DUR), Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), George Airport (GRJ), Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Africa to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from South Africa to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Africa to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on South Africa to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from South Africa to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Africa to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from South Africa to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Africa to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Africa to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from South Africa to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Africa to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the South Africa to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The South Africa to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 19/6.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to San Francisco?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from South Africa to San Francisco?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from South Africa to San Francisco (average of R849). Flying from South Africa to San Francisco in July is currently the most expensive (average of R1 225). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to San Francisco

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from South Africa to San Francisco. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Virgin AtlanticCheapestR14 874AverageR16 169FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR14 926AverageR21 167FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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DeltaCheapestR15 731AverageR16 979FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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KLMCheapestR16 008AverageR20 908FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Air FranceCheapestR16 086AverageR17 821FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapestR16 468AverageR19 008FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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British AirwaysCheapestR16 547AverageR19 897FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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LufthansaCheapestR16 740AverageR25 785FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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United AirlinesCheapestR17 043AverageR22 101FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR18 480AverageR21 508FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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