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Cheap flights from the United States to South Africa from R9 186

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 17/11. 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.
LAX — JNB
Jun 26 — Jul 31
1 adult
Wed 26/6
Wed 3/7

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

Find a great deal and save up to 33% by booking at least 21 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 USA to South Africa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R18 805.

What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to South Africa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to South Africa. Flights to South Africa from USA in April are about R23 335 on average during April, but can be found for as low as R12 230.

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from USA to South Africa as you normally would.

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from USA to South Africa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Etihad Airways for the route between USA and South Africa. 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 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Consider these cheap Etihad Airways flights we've found departing from USA to South Africa. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 4/914:00JFK - JNB
1 stop36h 35mEtihad Airways
Sun 8/99:55JNB - JFK
1 stop29h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 19/6R20 714
Fri 16/814:00JFK - JNB
1 stop36h 35mEtihad Airways
Thu 5/99:55JNB - JFK
1 stop29h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R20 840
Tue 3/914:00JFK - JNB
1 stop36h 35mEtihad Airways
Sun 8/99:55JNB - JFK
1 stop29h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 19/6R21 165

Cheap American Airlines flights from USA to South Africa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between USA and South Africa. 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 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on American Airlines flights travelling from USA to South Africa. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Thu 7/1118:50JFK - JNB
1 stop32h 25mAmerican Airlines
Tue 19/1119:45JNB - JFK
1 stop29h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6R21 003
Fri 6/921:30JFK - CPT
1 stop31h 30mAmerican Airlines
Mon 9/918:55CPT - JFK
1 stop29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6R21 165
Sun 8/128:05JFK - JNB
1 stop19h 10mAmerican Airlines
Sat 25/119:45JNB - JFK
1 stop25h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6R21 903
Fri 8/118:05JFK - JNB
1 stop19h 10mAmerican Airlines
Fri 15/1119:45JNB - JFK
2 stops30h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6R22 083
Tue 25/621:05IAD - CPT
1 stop31h 45mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/718:55CPT - IAD
2 stops28h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6R33 575

Cheap USA to South Africa flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from USA to South Africa specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 568 020 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from USA to South Africa in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Fri 12/710:50ATL - JNB
1 stop27h 10mEthiopian Air
Fri 19/723:00JNB - ATL
2 stops39h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R20 624
Sat 13/721:45EWR - JNB
2 stops24h 10mEthiopian Air
Thu 18/723:00JNB - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R21 147
Sat 13/721:45EWR - JNB
2 stops24h 10mEthiopian Air
Wed 17/723:00JNB - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R21 399
Mon 22/710:50ATL - JNB
1 stop20h 15mEthiopian Air
Sun 11/814:30JNB - ATL
2 stops24h 25mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R21 435
Sat 13/721:45EWR - JNB
3 stops22h 10mEthiopian Air
Thu 18/723:00JNB - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R21 993
Sat 13/721:45EWR - JNB
3 stops22h 10mEthiopian Air
Wed 17/723:00JNB - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R22 155
Sun 14/722:00JFK - JNB
2 stops23h 55mEthiopian Air
Fri 19/723:00JNB - JFK
2 stops27h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R22 354
Sat 20/721:45EWR - JNB
2 stops24h 10mEthiopian Air
Fri 2/823:00JNB - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R22 516
Fri 26/710:50ATL - JNB
1 stop20h 15mEthiopian Air
Sat 10/814:30JNB - ATL
2 stops24h 25mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R22 678

USA to South Africa 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between USA and South Africa in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from USA to South Africa in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 2/111:10JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 40mTurkish Airlines
Wed 13/1119:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R13 617
Sun 3/110:10JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 40mTurkish Airlines
Thu 14/1119:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R13 960
Sat 26/101:35EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 15mTurkish Airlines
Mon 18/1119:05JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R13 960
Tue 12/110:10JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 40mTurkish Airlines
Mon 25/1119:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R14 266
Tue 12/110:35EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 15mTurkish Airlines
Mon 25/1119:05JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R14 266
Tue 5/110:10JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 40mTurkish Airlines
Mon 18/1119:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R14 284
Tue 5/110:35EWR - JNB
1 stop27h 15mTurkish Airlines
Mon 18/1119:05JNB - EWR
1 stop34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R14 284
Tue 17/919:25JFK - JNB
1 stop32h 50mTurkish Airlines
Tue 29/1019:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R14 608
Sat 26/101:10JFK - JNB
1 stop27h 40mTurkish Airlines
Mon 18/1119:05JNB - JFK
1 stop34h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R14 626

Direct flights to South Africa from USA

Discover direct flight options from USA to South Africa. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the direct flights travelling from USA to South Africa in the near future. Users seeking other options on flights from USA to South Africa should update the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 6/1020:15EWR - CPT
Nonstop14h 55mUnited Airlines
Thu 24/1019:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R23 632
Wed 16/1020:50EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 29/1022:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R23 632
Mon 23/918:30IAD - CPT
Nonstop14h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 8/1020:00CPT - IAD
Nonstop15h 35mUnited Airlines
Deal found 19/6R23 632
Tue 1/1020:50EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 55mUnited Airlines
Thu 31/1022:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R24 533
Mon 2/918:35IAD - CPT
Nonstop14h 45mUnited Airlines
Tue 10/920:00CPT - IAD
Nonstop15h 35mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R24 533
Thu 7/1120:55EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/1122:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R24 983
Fri 27/920:50EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 55mUnited Airlines
Thu 10/1020:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop15h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R25 254
Thu 14/1120:55EWR - JNB
Nonstop14h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 1/1222:00JNB - EWR
Nonstop16h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/6R25 434
Sat 12/1018:30IAD - CPT
Nonstop14h 50mUnited Airlines
Sun 20/1020:00CPT - IAD
Nonstop15h 35mUnited Airlines
Deal found 19/6R25 434

USA to South Africa flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from USA to South Africa 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 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from USA to South Africa. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Wed 26/610:50ATL - JNB
1 stop20h 15mEthiopian Air
Thu 4/78:20JNB - ATL
2 stops30h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R28 118
Tue 25/610:55IAD - CPT
1 stop41h 55mQatar Airways
Wed 3/713:00CPT - IAD
1 stop25h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 19/6R28 262
Mon 1/722:00JFK - JNB
2 stops40h 00mEthiopian Air
Tue 9/723:00JNB - JFK
2 stops27h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R28 712
Mon 1/722:30JFK - JNB
1 stop28h 10mAir France
Mon 15/718:50JNB - JFK
1 stop23h 55mAir France
Deal found 19/6R28 856
Wed 26/610:50ATL - JNB
1 stop20h 15mEthiopian Air
Sat 6/78:20JNB - ATL
2 stops30h 35mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R29 018
Sun 30/620:25EWR - CPT
Nonstop14h 45mUnited Airlines
Sat 13/719:50CPT - EWR
Nonstop15h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 19/6R29 036
Mon 24/610:50ATL - JNB
1 stop20h 15mEthiopian Air
Mon 15/723:00JNB - ATL
2 stops39h 55mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R29 126
Tue 25/610:55IAD - CPT
1 stop41h 55mQatar Airways
Thu 4/713:00CPT - IAD
1 stop25h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 19/6R29 685
Mon 1/722:30JFK - JNB
1 stop28h 10mAir France
Tue 9/718:50JNB - JFK
1 stop30h 00mAir France
Deal found 19/6R29 757

One-way flights to South Africa from USA

Search for one-way flight options from USA to South Africa. 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 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from USA to South Africa. Users needing a return flight from USA to South Africa should utilize the search form above.
Sun 17/1118:10JFK - JNB
3 stops57h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6R9 186
Thu 3/1013:45JFK - CPT
1 stop41h 00mKenya Airways
Deal found 19/6R9 439
Fri 15/1113:45JFK - CPT
2 stops40h 55mKenya Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 619
Mon 4/1113:45JFK - CPT
1 stop23h 10mKenya Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 655
Thu 21/1123:55JFK - JNB
3 stops51h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6R9 781
Thu 21/1123:55JFK - JNB
3 stops51h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6R9 799
Sun 15/913:45JFK - JNB
1 stop20h 05mKenya Airways
Deal found 19/6R10 123
Mon 26/80:30JFK - JNB
3 stops50h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6R10 339
Sun 25/816:45JFK - CPT
2 stops36h 05mIberia
Deal found 19/6R10 339

Find flights from USA to South Africa within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from USA to South Africa 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 568 020 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

R14 050 - R21 003

Route

Depart

Return

Price

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Sun 1/12

1 stop32h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 16/12

1 stop34h 10m

R14 050

New York John F Kennedy IntlCape Town Intl

JFK - CPT

JFKCPT

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Tue 5/11

2 stops40h 55m

Cape Town Intl

Sun 10/11

2 stops23h 05m

R16 283

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlCape Town Intl

IAD - CPT

IADCPT

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Wed 9/10

2 stops61h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 22/10

3 stops32h 00m

R16 842

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlCape Town Intl

IAD - CPT

IADCPT

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Sun 13/10

1 stop20h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Sun 20/10

2 stops25h 05m

R17 148

New York John F Kennedy IntlCape Town Intl

JFK - CPT

JFKCPT

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 30/10

1 stop33h 35m

Cape Town Intl

Sun 10/11

1 stop26h 40m

R17 796

New York John F Kennedy IntlCape Town Intl

JFK - CPT

JFKCPT

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 27/11

1 stop31h 10m

Cape Town Intl

Wed 4/12

1 stop26h 40m

R19 327

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 4/9

1 stop36h 35m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 8/9

1 stop29h 10m

R20 714

NewarkJohannesburg OR Tambo

EWR - JNB

EWRJNB

Newark

Mon 14/10

1 stop36h 10m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 28/10

1 stop42h 15m

R20 804

New York John F Kennedy IntlJohannesburg OR Tambo

JFK - JNB

JFKJNB

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 7/11

1 stop32h 25m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 19/11

1 stop29h 30m

R21 003

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Reviews of airlines servicing South Africa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Africa. 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 South Africa. Reviews last updated 21 June 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Etihad Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic from USA to South Africa to help guide your decision. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

8,0
Very Good
10 000 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,9
Good
1 437 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,9
Good
47 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,7
Good
1 876 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

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  • Can I find flights from USA to South Africa for under R14 100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to South Africa for under R14 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R14 050, but on average you can expect to pay R14 716.

  • Are there direct flights from USA to South Africa for under R23 700 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from USA to South Africa under R23 700. A good price for a direct flight from USA to South Africa is less than R25 740.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from USA to South Africa for under R28 200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than R28 200.

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

    One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R9 439 on Kenya Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Iberia from R10 339 and Qatar Airways from R10 826 one-way.

  • What does LAX to JNB mean?

    LAX and JNB 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. LAX to JNB refers to a flight route from Los Angeles Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT), Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (DUR), Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), George Airport (GRJ), Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA).

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your USA to South Africa 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 USA to South Africa with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter USA to South Africa 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 USA to South Africa that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from USA to South Africa 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 USA to South Africa that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from USA to South Africa 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 USA to South Africa?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on USA to South Africa 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 USA to South Africa flight deals updated?

    The USA to South Africa flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/6.

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

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from USA to South Africa (average of R88). Flying from USA to South Africa in March is currently the most expensive (average of R104). 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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