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Cheapest flights to San Francisco, CA

Cheapest flights to San Francisco, CA in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco, CA

Flights from Johannesburg to San Francisco will get you to this historic and inspiring city in approximately 23 hours and 27 minutes. Planes depart from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and land at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK). Popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to San Francisco are: Delta Air Lines, KLM, United Airlines, Lufthansa and South African Airways. There are no direct flights available from Johannesburg to San Francisco, but connecting flights with one stop-over will get you to this cultural metropolis.

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Things to know before you travel to San Francisco, CA

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country United States of America
Currency US Dollar
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.07 USD
Language English
Hub airport San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Time difference Johannesburg is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco in winter, and 8 hours ahead in summer.
Travel adaptor Type A / B

Travel documents

South Africans need a valid passport and U.S. visa to fly from Johannesburg to San Francisco.

Airport information

The eclectic centre of San Francisco is just a 20-minute drive from San Francisco International Airport, while Oakland Airport is just 30 minutes away.

Main attractions

Some of San Francisco’s most popular attractions include Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the California Academy of Science.

Cost of living in San Francisco, CA

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and San Francisco, CA

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 100
San Francisco, CA R 198

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 22
San Francisco, CA R 79

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 38
San Francisco, CA R 99

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 12
San Francisco, CA R 23



Johannesburg R 20
San Francisco, CA R 57
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