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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from South Africa to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R15 287. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R16 014.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from South Africa. Prices for February average R15 289 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R12 215. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 11% on your journey compared to booking in February

Cheap flights from South Africa to San Francisco in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to SFO flights in July, August
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R15 435pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R16 341pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R16 474pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

South Africa to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from South Africa found for this year
25 Nov - 5 Jan
R10 879pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Nov - 5 Jan
R11 948pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Nov - 5 Jan
R11 992pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
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
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R15 435pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R16 341pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jul - 19 Aug
R16 474pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
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
17:15 - 16:53
American Airlines
2 stops
32h 38m
JNB - SFO
American Airlines
R9 039
15:30 - 8:50
Lufthansa
1 stop
26h 20m
CPT - SFO
Lufthansa
R10 419
Lufthansa
16:00 - 13:31
United Airlines
1 stop
30h 31m
JNB - SFO
United Airlines
R10 687
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

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 R11 873 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R11 873. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R10 879, but on average you can expect to pay R15 124.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to San Francisco for under R10 389 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Africa 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 South Africa to San Francisco for under R16 326?

There are currently 11+ open flights from South Africa to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than R16 326.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from South Africa to San Francisco have been viewed 144 times in the past calendar month.

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

Before booking your flight from South Africa to San Francisco, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air Canada, Air France or Alitalia.

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

The most popular flight routes from South Africa to San Francisco are Cape Town Intl - San Francisco, Johannesburg OR Tambo - San Francisco and Durban King Shaka Intl - San Francisco.

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

While on average a flight from South Africa to San Francisco is generally R28 916, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R11 171. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay R13 492 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to San Francisco?

For as low as R66 016, United Airlines can have you in San Francisco from South Africa in 25h 51m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from South Africa to San Francisco is Virgin Atlantic. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R10 879 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are British Airways and American Airlines, starting at R11 948 and R12 586 round-trip.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R8 015. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to San Francisco for a low price.

Departure points for flights from South Africa to San Francisco

Select to see more specific information for flights to San Francisco from all departure points in South Africa.

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 July in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
1.0 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
Turkish Airlines
R835 R967 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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Emirates
R899 R1 120 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
R872 R1 173 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
R960 R1 177 No cancel fee 72%
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Delta
R768 R1 210 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
R930 R1 212 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R1 022 R1 246 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
R1 065 R1 282 No cancel fee 76%
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