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Flights from San Francisco to Cape Town

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San Francisco to Cape Town flight comparison made easy

Below you can see the best fares for your route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Cape Town by changing tabs
Quickest
Cheapest
SWISS
SWISS
05 May
SFO
12:55 pm
San Francisco airport
26h 05m
1 Stop
12:00 am
+2
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
SWISS
19 May
CPT
8:45 pm
Cape Town Intl airport
30h 40m
1 Stop
6:25 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 291 ZAR
SWISS
SWISS
08 May
SFO
12:55 pm
San Francisco airport
29h 00m
1 Stop
2:55 am
+2
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
SWISS
19 May
CPT
8:45 pm
Cape Town Intl airport
30h 40m
1 Stop
6:25 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 291 ZAR
KLM
KLM
30 Apr
SFO
6:55 am
San Francisco airport
22h 25m
1 Stop
2:20 pm
+1
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
KLM
12 May
CPT
1:05 am
Cape Town Intl airport
45h 40m
1 Stop
1:45 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 334 ZAR
SWISS
SWISS
05 May
SFO
12:55 pm
San Francisco airport
26h 05m
1 Stop
12:00 am
+2
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
SWISS
19 May
CPT
8:45 pm
Cape Town Intl airport
30h 40m
1 Stop
6:25 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 291 ZAR
Lufthansa
Lufthansa
09 May
SFO
1:55 pm
San Francisco airport
30h 10m
2 Stops
5:05 am
+2
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
Lufthansa
23 May
CPT
7:50 pm
Cape Town Intl airport
27h 55m
1 Stop
2:45 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 789 ZAR
Lufthansa
Lufthansa
11 May
SFO
1:55 pm
San Francisco airport
30h 10m
2 Stops
5:05 am
+2
CPT
Cape Town Intl airport
Lufthansa
20 May
CPT
7:50 pm
Cape Town Intl airport
27h 55m
1 Stop
2:45 pm
+1
SFO
San Francisco airport
12 789 ZAR

How to get the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Cape Town

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight for your trip
CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY
January
The cheapest time of year to fly to Cape Town from San Francisco is January. The most expensive is July.
CHEAPEST DAY TO FLY
Friday
The cheapest day of the week is usually Friday. The most expensive is usually Thursday.
CHEAPEST TIME TO FLY
in the morning
San Francisco to Cape Town flights are approximately 40% more expensive at midday than in the morning
CHEAPEST AIRLINE
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines, SWISS, and British Airways are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Cape Town
CHEAPEST ROUTE
San Francisco - Cape Town Intl
Fly from San Francisco to Cape Town Intl for the best San Francisco - Cape Town flight prices
SFO
San Francisco
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CHEAPEST TIME TO BOOK
48 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Cape Town is approximately 48 days before departure
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Flight information for San Francisco to Cape Town

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Cape Town
Fastest flight time
22h 30m
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Cape Town takes 22h 30m.
Direct flights
None
There are no direct flights from San Francisco to Cape Town. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Francisco - Cape Town Intl.
Airports in Cape Town
1 airport
There is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

Cost comparison between San Francisco and Cape Town

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Cape Town
Food
Inexpensive restaurant
214 ZAR
San Francisco
117 ZAR
Cape Town
Fast food
McDonald's meal
114,01 ZAR
San Francisco
58 ZAR
Cape Town
Soft drink
0.33 litre
32,31 ZAR
San Francisco
13 ZAR
Cape Town
Coffee
Cappuccino
63,24 ZAR
San Francisco
25 ZAR
Cape Town
Public transport
One-way ticket
39,19 ZAR
San Francisco
15 ZAR
Cape Town

Flights from San Francisco to:

  • Cape Town Intl
  • South Africa
  • Africa

Flights to Cape Town from:

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  • North America
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