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Flights to New York in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR11 999Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip fromR8 482From Johannesburg to New York
One-way fromR151One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Cheap flights to State of New York in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JFK flights for January, February
24 Feb - 3 Mar
R8 573pp
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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4 Feb - 11 Feb
R8 663pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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21 Jan - 25 Jan
R8 890pp
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State of New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to State of New York found for this year
27 Apr - 3 May
R8 482pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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16 Mar - 29 Mar
R8 497pp
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1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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24 Feb - 3 Mar
R8 573pp
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
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1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to State of New York

Late deals on return flights to State of New York, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 4 Feb
R9 116pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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1 STOP
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28 Jan - 4 Feb
R9 705pp
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RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
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2 STOPS
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2 Feb - 20 Feb
R9 931pp
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York

Can I fly to New York from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Can I fly back to USA from New York?

Returning to USA from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Cheapest prices for New York flights by month

The cheapest ticket to New York found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R11 425
February
R11 335
March
R11 380
April
R12 376
May
R11 908
June
R12 617
July
R12 210
August
R13 055
September
R11 168
October
R11 410
November
R11 063
December
R12 904

When is the best time to fly to New York?

Average New York flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - NYC
Price
R11 316 - R17 349
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Precipitation
65 - 130 mm
Flying to New York in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. July sees the temperatures in New York peak to their warmest. August tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to New York?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to New York, you should look to book at least 24 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to New York?

The cheapest day to fly to New York is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to New York?

New York flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

While the Big Apple might be its main drawcard, there’s more to New York State than just New York City.

Not far from the yellow cabs, skyscrapers and noise of Manhattan you’ll uncover a world of small towns, fresh air, wildlife, forests, unspoilt beaches and State Parks.

From the thunderous Niagara Falls on the Canadian border to the wide open spaces of the Catskills Mountains and the beaches and boardwalks of Long Island, New York State has more than its fair share of natural beauty and wonder.

The history, melting pot of peoples, culture and international cuisine  make New York State a fascinating place to fly to.

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New York climate

The Mid-Atlantic has distinct seasons – cold snowy winters, mild springs when the flowers and trees come back to life, hot and humid summers, and warm autumns with spectacular foliage.Buffalo’s winters are notoriously cold and the city is often covered in 228cm of snow.The summer climate is cool in the Adirondacks and Catskills while the NYC/Long Island area and lower Hudson Valley have warm summers with some periods of high, uncomfortable humidity.Search and compare: cheap flights to New York State

When is the best time to fly to New York?

Peak season:

New York City’s peak travel period is October through December – the beginning of the cultural season. New Year’s Eve, and the Times Square ball-drop, is a big draw and travellers looking to visit over this busy period need to plan ahead. Spring and summer are also busy, but if you do your research reduced rates on flights to New York and hotel rooms can be found.

Summer is the peak season in the Hamptons. Visitors planning holidays in the Hamptons need to book New York flights and rental homes at least six months in advance to avoid missing out.

Off Season:

Except for Valentine’s Day, the best time to find cheap flights to New York and discounted hotel rates is January through March.

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Getting around New York

Public Transport

In New York City, public transport is really the only way to go. The city has a great subway and bus system and taxis are fairly easy to flag down. This is one place where driving is best left to the experts. However, in the rest of the towns and cities across the state public transport leaves a lot to be desired.

Air

With a bunch of airports and airlines to choose from, flying is a quick, and often cheap, way to get around New York State. Fly with CommutAir, JetBlue Airways, US Airways, Colgan Air  and Northwest Airlines.

Car

For everywhere outside NYC, hiring a car is your best bet for convenience and value for money. If you’re driving over winter make sure your car is prepared for the elements with snow tires, working windscreen wipers, battery, and demisters. Oh, and don’t forget, they drive on the right.

Rail

Catching the train in New York State certainly won’t get you anywhere fast, but it does make for a relaxing journey. Travel with Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North Railroad.

Bus

While not the most glamorous mode of transport, it’s certainly affordable. Catch the famous (infamous) Greyhound to make your way around the state.

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