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Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco Flight Information

Flights Arrive in San Francisco
Flights Depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo
Flight Price $916
Distance 10,549 miles
Airlines Emirates, KLM

Good to Know

Low Season:
February
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
July
Most popular time to fly
10%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$1142
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$1004
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco

Estimated round-trip price
Average price per month
Flight prices as travel date approaches
-1 day
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Top Tips for Finding a Cheap Flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $1004 or less.
The cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco was found 90 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 23% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco Flights

How long does a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco take?
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 33h 20m.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Emirates ($916) and KLM ($1408)
Do I need a passport to fly between Johannesburg OR Tambo and San Francisco?
Yes.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Johannesburg to San Francisco?
When flying out of Johannesburg you will be using Johannesburg OR Tambo, often referred to as Johannesburg Airport. You will be landing at San Francisco, also known as San Francisco Airport.

Book cheap flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to San Francisco (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Johannesburg
$916
only
$916
Destination
San Francisco
$916
only
$916
Mon, Feb 18
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SFO
San Francisco
33h 20m
Thu, Feb 28
SFO
San Francisco
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
33h 15m
Trip: 11 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 12,929 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
EWR
ATH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They were very courteous and provided us with a solution with an overweight luggage so that we wouldn’t pay the extra fees. Flight was very smooth on the 777. Best flight ever.

Cons: Nothing negative about this flight.

DXB
EWR
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Professional behavior of staff and overall cleanliness.

JFK
DXB
Okay 5.6

Cons: There are 2 back to back flights and the Emirates counter at JFK is very small to handle the load. You will have to wait for more than an hour just to get the boarding pass. Even the online checking counter is very slow.

LHE
DXB
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Ontine departure and arrival

Cons: Airport Staff behaviour in Pakistan

HKG
DXB
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Loved the service and the movie options.

Cons: The food was just okay. It was pretty bland.

Thu, Dec 20
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SFO
San Francisco
33h 31m
Fri, Jan 4
SFO
San Francisco
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
34h 00m
$1408
Trip: 16 days
7.7GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.7 Good
Based on 2,572 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.1
Food
7.4
HEL
AMS
Excellent 8.6

Pros: The crew was really friendly.

Cons: There was a Force Majeur delay in Helsinki due to wings freezing that caused 20 minute delay to Amsterdam and made the interchange stressful.

IAD
AMS
Good 7.6

Pros: Gaps between seats are very narrow.

Cons: when serving drinks, cabin crew limited to serve liquor only once and it was poor service.

AMS
AUH
Good 7.6

Pros: Gaps between seats are very narrow.

Cons: when serving drinks, cabin crew limited to serve liquor only once and it was poor service.

SFO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Last year I flew Lufthansa which was my worst experience flying ever. I thought the new standard was so low I would never fly to Europe again. I had heard KLM was good but I felt this was as good as could be expected actually much better. The food was even good.

Cons: I would have to dream something up.

AMS
SFO
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Friendly crew! More legroom, good entertainment and food was great! Smooth landings pretty much on time.

Cons: Boarding could be better

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