South Africa to California flight duration

What is the flight duration from South Africa to California?

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

Depart
South Africa
Arrive
California
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Average direct flight time is 20 hours 5 minutes.

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

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

Related: Return journey California to South Africa flight duration

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Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

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

Airlines

British Airways
British Airways
easyJet
easyJet
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)

South Africa to California flight time via Palm Springs

South Africa to Palm Springs
19 hours 45 minutes
Palm Springs to California
1 hours 5 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
20 hours 50 minutes

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

South Africa to California flight time via San Diego

South Africa to San Diego
19 hours 48 minutes
San Diego to California
1 hours 16 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
21 hours 06 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.


South Africa & California local time and timezones

California, United States time is 9 hours behind South Africa, South Africa

Date and time in South Africa, South Africa:
21:55 Fri, 25 Sep, 2020,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Date and time in California, United States:
12:55 Fri, 25 Sep, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between South Africa, South Africa and California, United States? 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.