California to South Africa flight duration

What is the flight duration from California to South Africa?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between California and South Africa so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from California to South Africa

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Average direct flight time is 20 hours 5 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from California to South Africa is 20 hours 5 minutes.

A distance of 10,247 miles / 16,491 km

Related: Return journey South Africa to California flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from California to South Africa is 20 hours 5 minutes
  • Distance from California to South Africa is 10,247 miles / 16,491 km
  • California is served by 0 airports
  • South Africa is served by 0 airports
  • The currency in South Africa, South Africa is the South African Rand

Airlines

Air France
Air France
British Airways
British Airways
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

California to South Africa flight time via Port Elizabeth

California to Port Elizabeth
20 hours 31 minutes
Port Elizabeth to South Africa
1 hours 10 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
21 hours 43 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

California to South Africa flight time via Cape Town

California to Cape Town
19 hours 46 minutes
Cape Town to South Africa
1 hours 26 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
21 hours 13 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights


Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


California & South Africa local time and timezones

South Africa, South Africa time is 9 hours ahead of California, United States

Date and time in California, United States:
00:06 Thu, 28 May, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in South Africa, South Africa:
09:06 Thu, 28 May, 2020,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between California, United States and South Africa, South Africa? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 20 hours 5 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.