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12 Aug - 12 Sep
R8,100 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
29 Jul - 21 Sep
R8,220 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
22 Aug - 28 Aug
R9,354 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
   
2 stops
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Etihad Airways
   
2 stops
JNB
Johannesburg

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14 Sep - 20 Sep
R7,843 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
06 Oct - 16 Oct
R7,843 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
12 Oct - 12 Nov
R7,858 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg

Flights for the forward planner

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20 Nov - 27 Nov
R7,843 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
31 Oct - 07 Nov
R7,858 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JFK
New York
JFK
New York
Etihad Airways
 
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg
26 Oct - 14 Nov
R8,598 pp
JNB
Johannesburg
Ethiopian Airlines
   
2 stops
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Airlines
   
2 stops
JNB
Johannesburg

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to New York

Currency

Average flight time

18 hrs 5 mins

Airports serving Johannesburg

  • OR Tambo (JNB)
  • Lanseria International Airport (HLA)

Airports serving New York

Avg temp for July in New York

30.4 °C

Avg rainfall for July in New York

112.1 mm
How much do things cost?
Johannesburg is 50% cheaper than New York
Cheap meal
New York 15
Johannesburg 7
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
New York 2
Johannesburg 2
3 course meal for 2
New York 64
Johannesburg 33
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
New York 2
Johannesburg 1
Additional useful information for New York

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to New York

New York City is a place of iconic images – from the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty to Central Park and Fifth Avenue. Tempting in over 58 million visitors a year, it more than lives up to its nickname of ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ by dishing up a bottomless supply of theatre shows, restaurants, shops and day trips.
But where to start? Direct flights from Johannesburg to New York run once a day, but there’s also a huge choice of flights with stopovers that covers a whole range of budgets.

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to New York?

Direct flights are around 15 hours 40 minutes long. Don’t mind a stopover? You can often get cheaper non-direct Johannesburg to New York flights. These generally last around 28 hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to New York?

South African Airways offers direct routes. When it comes to indirect routes, you can take your pick from a whole range of companies. Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways are popular choices.
Or you could combine airlines – e.g. travel with Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi and jump on an Air Berlin flight to New York.

How frequent are flights between Johannesburg and New York?

Want a direct Johannesburg to New York flight? It runs once a day. Indirect flights take more time, but offer lots more choice – and often cheaper fares.

Which airports serve Johannesburg and New York?

Flights take off from O. R. Tambo International Airport. You could end up in one of 3 airports in New York City – John F. Kennedy, Newark Liberty or LaGuardia. Most direct flights land in John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Johannesburg and New York is cheapest?

There’s only one direct flight from Johannesburg to New York at the moment.

A flight from Johannesburg to New York lands you in the middle of one of the most recognisable cities in the world. The skyline is packed with superstar skyscrapers – from the Art Deco Chrysler Building to the towering Empire State Building. From its observation deck, you can pick out familiar sights like Central Park and the Hudson River.
Weather-wise, the seasons in New York are a world away from Johannesburg. Want to ice skate beneath the Rockefeller Centre? Hit the city in winter, when the temperatures drop below zero. Would you rather kick back on Coney Island? Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures hitting an average of 26°C in July.

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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to New York flights.
Flight FAQs
From Johannesburg to New York
What is the average delay time?
The average delay is 33 mins
Which is the best aircraft?
From Johannesburg, the majority of flights to New York are served by an Airbus A340-600
What is the average flight cancellation?
From Johannesburg, there is a very low cancellation rate on New York flights
What is the best airline?
The most popular carrier on this route is South African
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