Cheap flights from South Africa to San Francisco

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare South Africa to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
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 December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from South Africa in February are about R15 012 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R11 993.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to San Francisco (ZA - 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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 5% by booking at least 20 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 R15 010.

Cheap flights from South Africa to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to SFO flights in October, November
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R9 618pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 5 Jan
R11 396pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Nov - 16 Jan
R12 183pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

South Africa to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from South Africa found for this year
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R9 618pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Dec - 27 Jan
R11 104pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 5 Jan
R11 396pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from South Africa, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 1 Nov
R50 100pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
R50 566pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Oct - 1 Nov
R50 945pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to San Francisco
16:00 - 8:55
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
26h 55m
JNB - SFO
Virgin Atlantic
R8 816
Trip.com
17:15 - 15:12
American Airlines
2 stops
31h 57m
JNB - SFO
American Airlines
R8 889
15:10 - 8:55
British Airways
1 stop
27h 45m
JNB - SFO
British Airways
R9 137
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to San Francisco

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.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R10 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R10 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R10 842, but on average you can expect to pay R11 862.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to San Francisco for under R50 100?

There are currently 11+ open flights from South Africa to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R50 100.

How popular is this South Africa to San Francisco flight route?

The South Africa 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 to fly from South Africa 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 641. Users have also found prices from R8 816 and R8 831 on Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines, respectively.

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

While some choose either Cape Town Intl - San Francisco or Durban King Shaka Intl - San Francisco, Johannesburg OR Tambo - San Francisco is the most popular route from South Africa to San Francisco.

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

When booking a flight from South Africa to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on Air Canada, Air France or Alitalia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R10 968. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - San Francisco) can be booked for R10 842 on average our data indicates R28 391 when flying from South Africa to San Francisco

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to San Francisco

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from San Francisco?

Returning to South Africa 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 South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Departure points for flights from South Africa to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
30.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Delta
R11 192 R17 639 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Atlantic
R11 252 R14 119 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
R12 175 R14 086 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R12 711 R17 093 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R13 070 R14 942 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R13 099 R16 325 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R13 558 R17 665 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R13 985 R17 155 No cancel fee 72%
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United Airlines
R14 895 R18 153 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
R15 524 R18 678 No cancel fee 76%
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