Flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Selected fares from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO JNB Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 17 $904
SFO JNB Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 17 $959
SFO JNB Sat, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 22 $1,078
SFO JNB Sat, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 22 $1,115
SFO JNB Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 17 $1,147
SFO JNB Sat, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 22 $1,244
SFO JNB Sat, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 22 $1,409
SFO JNB Sat, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 22 $1,795
SFO JNB Wed, Oct 28 - Tue, Nov 17 $2,026
SFO JNB Sat, Nov 14 - Mon, Nov 30 $2,134
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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

San Francisco and Johannesburg airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Johannesburg , ZA

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    Johannesburg Int'l Airport (JNB)

    Distance from City Center: 13.4 miles

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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 31 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Lufthansa $1,025
Earn $10.25
Return Mon, Sep 7 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 31 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Lufthansa $1,025
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Return Mon, Sep 7 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 14 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Lufthansa $1,012
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Return Sat, Sep 19 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in September from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 24 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Lufthansa $1,012
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Return Thu, Oct 1 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 27 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Lufthansa $904
Earn $9.04
Return Tue, Nov 17 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in October from San Francisco to Johannesburg

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 1 San Francisco (SFO) Johannesburg (JNB) Virgin Atlantic $1,059
Earn $10.59
Return Thu, Oct 8 Johannesburg (JNB) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin Atlantic
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Flights to Johannesburg

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Johannesburg

A young and dynamic city, Johannesburg is a transit point connecting more popular tourist destinations like Cape Town and Kruger National Park. The tourism of the city bloomed after passing visitors discovered its beauty. Long and interconnecting flights to Johannesburg are made simple by using Orbitz.com.

There are four airports in the Johannesburg area: O.R. Tambo International Airport, Lanseria Airport, Rand Airport and Grand Central Airport. ORTIA is the nearest airport to Johannesburg and is roughly 14 miles east of the city. It is the hub to major airlines like Air France, British Airways, Singapore Airlines and South African Airways. Lanseria Airport and Grand Central Airport are both privately owned international airports and handle private and chartered flights.

Transportation from O.R. Tambo International Airport

Arriving passengers can easily switch from international terminals to domestic terminals through the Gautrain rail transit system. The transit system also links the airport to Sandton, the main business district and a popular tourist destination in the metro. You can also reserve car rental services on Orbitz.com prior to arriving in the airport for hassle-free transportation. Five bus lines also pass through ORTIA twice a day. Private bus companies run to and from the airport and link passengers to Johannesburg's central business district.

Weather in Johannesburg

Winter in Johannesburg begins in May and is considered the sunniest, albeit the coldest, part of the year. Frost can be experienced on occasional nights, and temperatures can drop to 4 degrees Celsius. Rainfall occurs during the summer months and can bring about afternoon thunderstorms.

Major Attractions in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is home to some of the tallest buildings in Africa, including the Sentech Tower and the Carlton Centre. Johannesburg is also regarded as one of the greenest cities in the world because of the millions of trees planted within the city. Many tourists enjoy shopping in the upscale shopping malls like the Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City. Johannesburg is dedicated to wildlife preservation and is home to the Lion Park nature reserve and the De Wildt Cheetah Centre. If you like the fusion of business and wildlife in one city, you can check your planner and reserve budget flights to Johannesburg on Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Johannesburg on Sun, Jul 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
jetBlue/Emirates B65016/EK767 SFO 4:45 PM JNB 5:30 AM 388/77W 27hr 45min
jetBlue/South African Airways B65016/SA7152 SFO 4:45 PM JNB 5:30 AM 388/77W 27hr 45min
Emirates/Emirates EK226/EK767 SFO 4:45 PM JNB 5:30 AM 388/77W 27hr 45min
Emirates/South African Airways EK226/SA7152 SFO 4:45 PM JNB 5:30 AM 388/77W 27hr 45min
Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Atlantic VS42/VS601 SFO 9:55 PM JNB 9:05 AM 346/346 26hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL9381/DL9600 SFO 1:50 PM JNB 9:15 PM 747/777 22hr 25min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9381/KL591 SFO 1:50 PM JNB 9:15 PM 747/777 22hr 25min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL606/KL591 SFO 1:50 PM JNB 9:15 PM 747/777 22hr 25min