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South Africa is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (901%) visit Johannesburg more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in South Africa include Cape Town and Durban.
While there are more than just a few landmarks in South Africa, most momondo users find Camps Bay Beach, Pilanesberg National Park, Umhlanga Rocks Beach, and Montecasino to be the most interesting places to see in the country.
The closest airport to Camps Bay Beach is Cape Town Airport, which is located in Cape Town. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at Cape Town Airport will be your best bet.
The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Africa are:
$6 per person with Cemair
$7 per person with FlySafair
$7 per person with Airlink
Of the 23 airlines that fly to South Africa, South African, British Airways and United Airlines happen to be the most favored based on our user data. South African is the most popular among the three airlines, with 22% of users choosing them for their travels to South Africa.
The flight from United States to South Africa depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to Johannesburg OR Tambo (the most popular airport in South Africa), then the flight time is 26h 35m on average. If you fly from San Francisco (another popular airport in United States) to Johannesburg OR Tambo, then the average flight time is 22h 35m.
Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular airport in South Africa to fly to at the moment. Out of all our users who flew to South Africa in the past year, 46% of them chose to fly into Johannesburg’s Johannesburg OR Tambo airport. Keep in mind that there may be other airports within South Africa that are also a great option to fly to.
The cost to fly to South Africa varies based on a variety of factors, but you can expect to find prices as low as $9 or as high as $50,028. Based on recent airfare data, we’ve found that a ticket to South Africa for $2,356 or less is a good deal, whereas $2,466 is the average cost.
If your travel plans are flexible and you’re looking to save money on flights to South Africa, then be sure to book your departure on a Tuesday. Flying out on a Tuesday, as well as a Wednesday, is your best option. Departing on a Saturday tends to be the most expensive day of the week to fly to South Africa.
|Departing||Destination||Best Time||Best Price|
|Washington, D.C.||Johannesburg||20h 20m||$557|
|Detroit||Cape Town||29h 45m||$663|
|Washington, D.C.||Cape Town||21h 00m||$674|
|Baltimore||Cape Town||26h 31m||$710|
|New York||Johannesburg||19h 20m||$713|
|Minneapolis||Cape Town||21h 30m||$723|
|Newark||Cape Town||20h 35m||$769|
|Los Angeles||Johannesburg||26h 35m||$793|
|New York||Cape Town||21h 10m||$815|
|Boston||Cape Town||19h 10m||$823|
|Los Angeles||Cape Town||26h 15m||$833|
It is quick and easy to find flights to South Africa on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to South Africa that suits you.
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If you are not ready to book a flight to South Africa now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to South Africa and let you know when they change.