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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 inJuneHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR13 898Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip fromR10 376From Johannesburg to New York
One-way fromR158One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Cheap flights to New York in June, July 2022

The best prices found for JFK flights for June, July
17 Jul - 23 Aug
R12 240pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jul - 24 Aug
R12 271pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Jul - 25 Jul
R12 808pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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Johannesburg OR Tambo

New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York found for this year
15 Sep - 25 Sep
R10 234pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Sep - 3 Oct
R10 518pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Dec - 11 Dec
R10 534pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York, departing today and this week
5 Jul - 25 Jul
R13 851pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jul - 21 Jul
R13 977pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Jul - 25 Jul
R14 704pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to New York from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to New York

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New York.

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

Can I fly back to South Africa from New York?

Returning to South Africa from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Africa.

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

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What is the cheapest month to fly to New York?

The cheapest ticket to New York found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R9 950
February
R9 460
March
R10 029
April
R10 850
May
R11 513
June
R12 635
July
R12 461
August
R12 287
September
R11 071
October
R10 582
November
R10 676
December
R11 719
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to New York is February. The most expensive month for flights is June. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

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
R10 406 - R15 324
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm

Peak season:

With ballet, theater, and opera performances in full swing from October through December, this marks New York’s peak tourism season. During the peak season, you should expect a subsequent rush for everything including hotel bookings and flight tickets to New York, which means that things get a lot more expensive. If you’re planning a white New York Christmas or looking to join in on the party of a lifetime as New York does New Year’s Eve in style, ensure that you have made your flight bookings as far along in advance as possible, just to help avoid the risk of overpaying for late bookings.

Off season:

From mid-January to the end of February, New York’s tourism scene quiets down considerably, which means that it may be an excellent opportunity to score some great flight deals. Deals on cheap flights to New York can often be found after the rush of the New Year, and the best thing is that even late bookings won’t break the bank when they’re made at this time of the year.

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

The best deals on cheap flights to New York can often be found when they’re scheduled from April through September. If you’re booking your flights during this time of the year, you’ll be happy to know that there are a lot of free summer time activities going down in New York, which could help you save even more. Make sure that you’re your intended time of travel doesn’t coincide with major events such as the New York Fashion Week, since this will considerably increase the flight and accommodation rates.

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.

Boasting more restaurants, iconic sights, bars, and museums than any other metro, New York is one of the most exciting cities on earth. Most tourists are aware of the array of offerings New York has in store for them, but to get an authentic experience of the city, you’ll have to brush cheeks with the always-inviting locals. Whether you’re aiming to sample master mixologist cocktails, or you’re aiming at shopping up a storm, the Big Apple has a little something on offer for every kind of traveler out there.

How long is the flight to New York?

Johannesburg to New York                 15 hours, 40 minutes
Cape Town to New York                   19 hours, 35 minutes
Durban to New York                          18 hours, 45 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to New York?

Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airways, JetBlue Airways, British Airways, and South African Airways are some of the airlines which you might want to consider using as your carrier on your flight to New York. Keep in mind that some of these airlines offer direct flights, and some of them will have you transferring between flights, which might help keep the price of your tickets as affordable as possible. Be sure to check out the prices from a range of airlines before settling for one or the other.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Depending on whether or not you’ve got some time to spare, there are a few ways in which you can get to downtown New York once you arrive at the airport. There is a 24-hour subway that passes the airport. The train can be a great way to get to the heart of the city, but it’s not the most comfortable. Then there are also Uber and yellow cabs, which are affordable and can get you downtown quickly and easily.

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