The cheapest times to fly from KIM to SFO are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • October 22nd to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from KIM to SFO is late January. Prices can be as high as $3724 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1146 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Kimberley (KIM) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1207 to $2561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2202 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1465 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIM to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KIM to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

KIM to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIM to SFO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kimberley. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $331 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1431. Return trip prices are from the SFO to KIM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from KIM to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KIM to SFO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from KIM to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (KIM > JNB > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1174
  • Average savings: $291 (19.86%)

See KIM to CPT flights

Hack #2: Cape Town (KIM > CPT > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1374
  • Average savings: $92 (6.25%)

See KIM to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KIM to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Kimberley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10452 miles or 16821 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KIM to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIM to SFO flight is about 19 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Kimberley and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from KIM to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIM
Origination airport name Kimberley Airport
City Kimberley
Country South Africa
Latitude -28.8
Longitude 24.8

Return Airport

Destination code SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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