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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Johannesburg
Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)
Typically, flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg OR Tambo, which has an average price of $1,083
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELES||February||18% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Johannesburg costs on average just $893 in February|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELES||December||59% more expensive||It costs about $1,722 for flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO JOHANNESBURG FROM LOS ANGELES||December||348% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Johannesburg from Los Angeles in December than any other month|
From Chicago to Johannesburg, South Africa, flight times are between 21 hours and 45 minutes to 30 hours and 25 minutes. Flights from New York can take as little as 15 hours and as much as 30 hours and 45 minutes, depending on whether or not you book a nonstop flight. From Los Angeles, flights take between 30 hours and 50 minutes and 35 hours and 50 minutes.
Nonstop Johannesburg flight deals can be found from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Alternatively, flights originating from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York as well as flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have a layover in Istanbul (IST). Flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) typically have one layover in Istanbul (IST) or London Heathrow (LHR).
$14 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Johannesburg. This flight is from Myrtle Beach and is 98% cheaper than most flights to Johannesburg. To find the cheapest price to Johannesburg from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from United States is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $735, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of February is another great option to travel to Johannesburg, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $743.
We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Johannesburg 0 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 Johannesburg for $974. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $557.
According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Johannesburg from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $862. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Johannesburg on Saturday is $933.
At noon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Johannesburg when you can find flight prices for as low as $836. Flying to Johannesburg at noon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Johannesburg is in the morning when prices are around $917.
Those flying to Johannesburg could potentially find better pricing at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (20 mi from Johannesburg city center), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (39 mi from Johannesburg city center) or Sun City Pilansberg Airport (81 mi from Johannesburg city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Johannesburg Lanseria Airport has an average price of $896 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Johannesburg. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
At 11.4 mi away, Johannesburg OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg is the closest to Sandton City.
United Airlines is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to Johannesburg. Delta, South African and British Airways are also popular choices when flying to Johannesburg from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to Johannesburg will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.
From the Johannesburg Airport, known as the O. R. Tambo International Airport, to the city center the only public transportation is the Gautrain, which has a connecting stop at Sandton station before arriving in the city center of Johannesburg. Take the elevator from the Arrivals Terminal to the International Departures Terminal where the airport train station is. Alternatively, take a private taxi, which are waiting outside the Arrivals Terminals. Expect various companies to charge different rates, some are metered, some are fixed, and some might charge you an add-on fee depending on where you’re going or how much luggage you’re traveling with. Uber is also available for pickup at the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
As long as you have a passport valid for six months after your return travel, US citizens do not need a visa to travel to South Africa.
The biggest city in South Africa has something for everyone. Art lovers are sure to appreciate the thousands of works in the halls and gardens of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, found in the heart of Joubert Park. The Gallery is supposedly one of the largest public collections in Sub-Saharan Africa. Also worth a visit is the Maboneng Precinct, an innovative suburb with cafes, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. It’s particularly popular on Sundays when the Arts on Main, full of pop-up galleries and street art, is hosted. Foodies are going to want to spend time exploring the Neighborgoods Market, where you can sample anything from paella to pad thai to tacos from the cafeteria-style wooden tables on the outdoor terrace, with sweeping views of the city. History lovers will want to spend time exploring Soweto’s Vilakazi Street, which was once the heart of the country’s apartheid movement and other important turning points in history. Culture enthusiasts shouldn’t miss the Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the first-ever hominid fossil was discovered. Nearby is the Lion and Safari Park, an animal sanctuary where you can pay for a guided game driver.
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momondo helps you find the best flight to Johannesburg by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select flights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.
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