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Flights to New York in 2021

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 priceR10 696Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromR8 146From Johannesburg to New York
One-way fromR142One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Cheap flights to New York in April, May 2021

The best prices found for JFK flights for April, May
1 May - 5 May
R8 146pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 May - 11 Jun
R8 574pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Apr - 3 May
R8 773pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York found for this year
1 May - 5 May
R8 146pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Dec - 12 Jan
R8 474pp
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
14 May - 11 Jun
R8 574pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
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
25 Apr - 5 May
R8 816pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Apr - 3 May
R10 169pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Apr - 3 May
R11 052pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for New York flights by month

The cheapest ticket to New York found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R11 048
February
R10 911
March
R11 112
April
R11 172
May
R11 374
June
R11 622
July
R11 702
August
R12 200
September
R10 842
October
R10 678
November
R10 749
December
R12 677
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to New York is October. The most expensive month for flights is December. 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 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - NYC
Price
R10 678 - R16 372
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?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to New York. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

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

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your New York trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

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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