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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 priceR11 725Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip fromR9 335From Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York
One-way fromR148One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Cheap flights to New York in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JFK flights for July, August
11 Aug - 18 Aug
R9 914pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Aug - 23 Aug
R9 944pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Aug - 23 Sep
R9 959pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York found for this year
19 Sep - 29 Sep
R9 335pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Sep - 24 Sep
R9 350pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 1 Oct
R9 350pp
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
4 Aug - 18 Aug
R10 567pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 3 Sep
R10 656pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jul - 3 Sep
R11 606pp
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 513
February
R11 370
March
R11 580
April
R11 643
May
R11 853
June
R12 112
July
R12 195
August
R12 714
September
R11 299
October
R11 128
November
R11 202
December
R13 211
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
R11 128 - R17 061
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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