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About Flights to San Francisco

Summary info about San Francisco flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R9 001

Best Return Price

R13 137

Fastest flight time

25h 15m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to San Francisco from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R9 001 (Cape Town Intl to San Francisco).
The best return flight price to San Francisco from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R13 137 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco).
The fastest flight to San Francisco from South Africa takes 25h 15m (Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to San Francisco, including American Airlines, British Airways and Air Canada.

Cheapest flights to San Francisco airports

Find the cheapest flights to these San Francisco airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
San Francisco

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO San Francisco

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to San Francisco (SFO)

Typically, flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco, which has an average price of R16 325

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SAN FRANCISCO FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTFebruary10% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San Francisco costs on average just R14 706 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SAN FRANCISCO FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember12% more expensiveIt costs about R18 209 for flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SAN FRANCISCO FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember305% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to San Francisco from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to San Francisco?

Users booking trips to San Francisco from Los Angeles found flights 90% 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.

If you’re not able to fly to San Francisco in February, then October is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to San Francisco during October average around R15 293.

We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to San Francisco 20 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to San Francisco for R16 325. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from South Africa for as low as R13 137.

The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to San Francisco is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as R16 019. The most expensive day to fly to San Francisco is Friday, with ticket prices averaging around R17 243.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to San Francisco is at midday. momondo users have found flights departing from South Africa to San Francisco at midday for as low as R16 219. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are R17 438 on average. Flights to San Francisco from South Africa in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

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 Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (87 km from San Francisco city centre).

The cheapest airport near San Francisco is typically Oakland Airport, with an average price of R6 130/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.



San Francisco flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to San Francisco found recently by users on momondo
American Airlines
Sep 2
JNB15:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
34h 03m
2 stops
SFO1:23San Francisco
Sep 17
SFO6:00San Francisco
36h 05m
2 stops
JNB18:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
R13 137
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Turkish Airlines
Jul 19
JNB14:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 20m
1 stop
SFO16:30San Francisco
Aug 16
SFO9:00San Francisco
36h 20m
1 stop
JNB21:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
R13 898
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American Airlines
Sep 2
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 30m
1 stop
SFO19:15San Francisco
Sep 17
SFO12:35San Francisco
29h 30m
1 stop
JNB18:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 041
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American Airlines
Sep 2
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 30m
1 stop
SFO19:15San Francisco
Sep 17
SFO8:26San Francisco
33h 39m
2 stops
JNB18:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
R14 120
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Turkish Airlines
Sep 19
CPT13:10Cape Town Intl
27h 20m
1 stop
SFO16:30San Francisco
Oct 3
SFO14:15San Francisco
32h 10m
1 stop
CPT22:25Cape Town Intl
R15 736
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British Airways
Nov 13
CPT13:45Cape Town Intl
29h 10m
1 stop
SFO18:55San Francisco
Dec 3
SFO11:00San Francisco
30h 00m
2 stops
CPT17:00Cape Town Intl
R16 465
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, British Airways and Delta
American Airlines
Sep 10
CPT15:05Cape Town Intl
58h 23m
2 stops
SFO1:28San Francisco
American Airlines
Sep 4
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 30m
1 stop
SFO19:15San Francisco
American Airlines
Sep 4
JNB16:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 33m
2 stops
SFO0:18San Francisco

Which airlines fly to San Francisco?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to San Francisco

Which airlines fly to San Francisco?

For flights from South Africa to San Francisco, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Qatar Airways, British Airways, Emirates and Virgin Atlantic. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

SWISS Flights to San Francisco

12 SWISS flights head to San Francisco on average each week. Most will be flying from London Heathrow to San Francisco, the most popular route that SWISS operates to San Francisco. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest SWISS flight to San Francisco found in the past 3 days on momondo was R16 199, departing from Johannesburg OR Tambo. SWISS is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8,4/10 by 132 of our users.

Turkish Airlines Flights to San Francisco

R12 541 is the best return Turkish Airlines deal to San Francisco found on momondo in the last few days. The deal departed from Cape Town Intl. Turkish Airlines has 14 flights to San Francisco most weeks, with prices varying by availability. 120 momondo users have reviewed Turkish Airlines, scoring the airline a 8,2/10 on average.


Popular routes to San Francisco

Most frequently searched flights to San Francisco along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time27h 20m
Cheapest priceR15 736
Johannesburg to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time26h 20m
Cheapest priceR13 597
Durban to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time28h 20m
Cheapest priceR16 893

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