The cheapest times to fly from LAX to JNB are
- January 8th to April 1st
- April 16th to May 27th
- October 15th to December 9th
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 LAX to JNB is late January. Prices can be as high as $1911 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $791 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Johannesburg
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $791 to $1539 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 $792. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $810 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $910 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to JNB flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to JNB flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $82 (8%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $983. Return trip prices are from the JNB to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX to JNB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to JNB? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 10379 miles or 16703 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to JNB?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to JNB flight is about 19 hour 40 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Johannesburg?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from LAX to JNB.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport|
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