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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 priceR12 098Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip fromR8 567From Johannesburg to New York
One-way fromR152One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Cheap flights to New York in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JFK flights for January, February
24 Feb - 3 Mar
R8 613pp
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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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16 Feb - 26 Feb
R8 872pp
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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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28 Jan - 4 Feb
R8 932pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York found for this year
30 Mar - 6 Apr
R8 567pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Feb - 3 Mar
R8 613pp
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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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20 Mar - 27 Mar
R8 658pp
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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 New York

Late deals on return flights to New York, departing today and this week
4 Feb - 11 Feb
R9 130pp
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
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R9 526pp
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Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
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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2 STOPS
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4 Feb - 28 Feb
R9 632pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
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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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

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

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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 519
February
R11 428
March
R11 474
April
R12 478
May
R12 006
June
R12 721
July
R12 311
August
R13 163
September
R11 261
October
R11 504
November
R11 154
December
R13 011

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 409 - R17 493
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Precipitation
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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