The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from South Africa, with most prices found around R16 184. 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 R16 388.
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 R18 033. 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 773.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to San Francisco is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as R17 024. 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 R18 431. 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 R17 410. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around R18 448. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.