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About Flights to South Africa

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$424

Best Round-Trip Price

$557

Fastest flight time

20h 35m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from United States in the last 72 hours is $424 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best round-trip flight price to South Africa from United States in the last 72 hours is $557 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from United States takes 20h 35m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including British Airways, Delta and KLM.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Africa

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to South Africa from United States
Johannesburg
Johannesburg

Useful information for your flight to South Africa

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to South Africa

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

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.

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.



Popular cities and sights

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Recent flights found to popular cities in South Africa

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Cheapest flight routes to South Africa

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Africa found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
Washington, D.C.Johannesburg20h 20m$557
ChicagoJohannesburg23h 31m$574
BaltimoreJohannesburg24h 00m$587
DetroitCape Town29h 45m$663
Washington, D.C.Cape Town21h 00m$674
NewarkJohannesburg14h 40m$683
BaltimoreCape Town26h 31m$710
New YorkJohannesburg19h 20m$713
MinneapolisCape Town21h 30m$723
BostonJohannesburg22h 00m$765
NewarkCape Town20h 35m$769
Los AngelesJohannesburg26h 35m$793
HoustonJohannesburg23h 20m$800
New YorkCape Town21h 10m$815
BostonCape Town19h 10m$823
Los AngelesCape Town26h 15m$833

Popular routes landing in South Africa

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time14h 40m
Cheapest price$683
New York to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time20h 35m
Cheapest price$769
Atlanta to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time15h 05m
Cheapest price$934
San Francisco to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time22h 35m
Cheapest price$841
Washington, D.C. to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time20h 20m
Cheapest price$557
San Francisco to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time22h 50m
Cheapest price$871
Los Angeles to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time26h 15m
Cheapest price$833
Washington, D.C. to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time21h 00m
Cheapest price$674
Los Angeles to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time26h 35m
Cheapest price$793
Seattle to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time28h 20m
Cheapest price$972
Dallas to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time21h 41m
Cheapest price$917
London to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time10h 50m
Cheapest price$610
Chicago to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price$864
Atlanta to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time24h 35m
Cheapest price$848
Seattle to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time26h 52m
Cheapest price$946
Houston to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time23h 20m
Cheapest price$800
Santa Ana to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time30h 40m
Cheapest price$1,032
Chicago to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time23h 31m
Cheapest price$574
Dallas to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time27h 56m
Cheapest price$891
Miami to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time28h 16m
Cheapest price$840

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