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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa - SFO to JNB Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:50 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:50 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 27, 2016 Oct 17, 2016 $1,265
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 14, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $1,139
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $1,139
Aug 16, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,139
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $1,139
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $1,139
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $880
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $880
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $880

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg (SFO to JNB)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Johannesburg, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,005.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg (SFO to JNB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Johannesburg based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,139 $895 $880 $895 $1,139 $1,187 $895

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Johannesburg

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Francisco Johannesburg United 6/12/16 6/21/16 2 $1,464
July San Francisco Johannesburg South African 7/25/16 8/13/16 1 $1,727
August San Francisco Johannesburg United 8/24/16 9/13/16 1 $880
September San Francisco Johannesburg United 9/6/16 9/20/16 1 $880
October San Francisco Johannesburg United 10/2/16 10/12/16 3 $948
November San Francisco Johannesburg United 11/16/16 12/6/16 1 $901
December San Francisco Johannesburg United 12/1/16 12/19/16 2 $928
January San Francisco Johannesburg United 1/17/17 1/31/17 1 $952

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg (SFO to JNB)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Johannesburg. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg is $2,179.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg is $1,253.

San Francisco to Johannesburg Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Johannesburg (SFO to JNB) Number of flights searched: 583Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:50 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Johannesburg with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg.

San Francisco to Johannesburg
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / ATL X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X
Singapore HKG / SIN X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic LHR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Johannesburg, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $320
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $212

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $742
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $737
San Francisco to Durban American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United $1,224
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $719
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $696
San Francisco to Cape Town American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United $1,179
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $864
San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $802
San Francisco to Maputo American, JetBlue, LAM Mocambique, United $3,726
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $663
San Francisco to Harare American, JetBlue, United $1,059
San Francisco to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress $525
San Francisco to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $534
San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $772
San Francisco to Lusaka American, JetBlue, United $2,154
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $533
San Francisco to Dubai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Emirates, Etihad, United $719
San Francisco to Nairobi American, Alaska, JetBlue, Kenya, United $830

Cheap Domestic Flights to Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $322

Cheap International Flights to Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Johannesburg American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United $1,035
San Jose to Johannesburg American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United $808
Oakland to Johannesburg American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United $1,283
Reno to Johannesburg American, Alaska, JetBlue, South African, United Check Dates
Sacramento to Durban American, JetBlue, South African, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa, from $880 Round trip from SFO to JNB