Users booking trips to San Francisco from New York found flights 80% cheaper than the average price of flights to San Francisco. To find the cheapest price to San Francisco from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from South Africa, with most prices found around R15 547. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to San Francisco from South Africa during October instead. Flights to San Francisco in October, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around R15 743.
The best time to book a flight to San Francisco from South Africa is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around R17 324. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to San Francisco outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from South Africa to San Francisco for R13 932.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to San Francisco is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as R16 354. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around R17 706. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to San Francisco.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to San Francisco is at midday. Flights from South Africa to San Francisco during this time can be as low as R16 724. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around R17 721. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near San Francisco is possible. If you are planning a flight to San Francisco, consider booking flights to Oakland Airport (19 km from San Francisco city centre), Concord Buchanan Fld Airport (38 km from San Francisco city centre), Napa County Airport (48 km from San Francisco city centre), San Jose Airport (64 km from San Francisco city centre) or Sacramento Intl Airport (123 km from San Francisco city centre).
The cheapest airport near San Francisco is typically Oakland Airport, with an average price of R4 274/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.