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Cheap flights to South Africa from $72

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to South Africa departing on 5/20. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Recent flights found to popular cities in South Africa

Find flights to these popular cities in South Africa from your nearest airport.
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South African
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1h 35m
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JNB
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May 19
JNB
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1h 05m
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0h 55m
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JNB
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JNB
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South Africa flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your South Africa flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest flight to South Africa?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Africa are:
$30 per person with South African
$36 per person with Lift
$44 per person with Cemair
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What are the most popular cities to visit in South Africa?

South Africa is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (52%) visit Johannesburg more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in South Africa include Cape Town and Durban.

How long is the flight from United States 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 28h 50m on average. If you fly from San Francisco (another popular airport in United States) to Johannesburg OR Tambo, then the average flight time is 26h 30m.

What airlines fly to South Africa?

Of the 22 airlines that fly to South Africa, Delta, United Airlines and British Airways happen to be the most favored based on our user data. Delta is the most popular among the three airlines, with 38% of users choosing them for their travels to South Africa.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Africa

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Johannesburg
Johannesburg

Cheap South Africa flight deals and tips

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$460

Best Round-Trip Price

$661

Fastest flight time

20h 05m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from United States in the last 72 hours is $460 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best round-trip flight price to South Africa from United States in the last 72 hours is $661 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from United States takes 20h 05m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Turkish Airlines, Egypt Air and Ethiopian Air.

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

What popular landmarks are in South Africa?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Camps Bay Beach?

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.

What is the most popular airport in South Africa to fly to?

How much are flights to South Africa?

The cost to fly to South Africa varies based on a variety of factors, but you can expect to find prices as low as $822 or as high as $5,505. Based on recent airfare data, we’ve found that a ticket to South Africa for $1,878 or less is a good deal, whereas $1,982 is the average cost.

What is the best day of the week to fly to South Africa?

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 Sunday, is your best option. Departing on a Monday tends to be the most expensive day of the week to fly to South Africa.

Where is it cheapest to fly into South Africa?

If you're headed to South Africa, consider flying into Cape Town Intl airport in Cape Town for the best deals, with an average airfare of $822. Alternatively, Johannesburg OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg is a close second for cheapest flights to South Africa with an average airfare of $1,141.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to South Africa?

Prices for flights to South Africa are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to South Africa?

How old do you have to be to fly to South Africa?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to South Africa.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South Africa?

The necessary travel and health documents for your South Africa trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to South Africa?

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.

Can I find flights to South Africa with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to South Africa to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to South Africa?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to South Africa. Filter by price, airline, airports, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to South Africa right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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.


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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
New YorkJohannesburg19h 30m$661
ChicagoJohannesburg19h 50m$757
New YorkCape Town22h 45m$802
Washington, D.C.Johannesburg20h 10m$863
Los AngelesCape Town29h 10m$887
Washington, D.C.Cape Town14h 35m$906
HoustonJohannesburg23h 00m$911
BostonJohannesburg19h 55m$936
MiamiJohannesburg26h 20m$936
San FranciscoJohannesburg26h 30m$952
ChicagoCape Town21h 15m$953
AtlantaCape Town14h 45m$954
Los AngelesJohannesburg28h 06m$955
ChicagoDurban24h 20m$956
NewarkJohannesburg14h 35m$964
Washington, D.C.Sun City Resort26h 10m$987