Cheap flights from Johannesburg to New York

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to NYC flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
JNB - NYC
Price
R10 534 - R13 138
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R10 534

From Johannesburg to New York

One-way from

R7 447

One-way flight from Johannesburg to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to New York?

Flights from Johannesburg to New York are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to New York.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to New York at least 24 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to New York for as little as R11 324 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 456 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to New York?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R11 392 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R9 129. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to New York (JNB - NYC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to New York is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to New York in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to NYC flights in July, August
23 Jul - 30 Jul
R9 086pp
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
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R9 100pp
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
23 Jul - 26 Jul
R9 203pp
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

Johannesburg to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Johannesburg found for this year
23 Jul - 30 Jul
R9 086pp
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
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R9 100pp
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
23 Jul - 26 Jul
R9 203pp
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

Direct flights to New York from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to New York direct flight deals
8 Aug - 15 Aug
R13 519pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R13 533pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Aug - 9 Aug
R13 548pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 15 Aug
R9 612pp
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
31 Jul - 31 Aug
R9 759pp
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
30 Jul - 15 Aug
R10 124pp
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

One-way flights to New York from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to New York
13:10 - 15:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 50m
JNB - JFK
Multiple Airlines
R7 447
Gotogate
17:10 - 15:25
British Airways
2 stops
28h 15m
JNB - JFK
British Airways
R7 608
KAYAK
9:50 - 11:15
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 25m
JNB - JFK
Qatar Airways
R7 784
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to New York?

If you book a flight to New York from Johannesburg, you will be flying from OR Tambo, which is the city’s only airport. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is located 20,7 km from the centre of Johannesburg. There is 1 flight from OR Tambo to New York per day from 22 different airlines.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to New York for under R10 241 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to New York for under R10 241. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R9 539, but on average you can expect to pay R9 978.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to New York for under R14 631 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to New York under R14 631. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to New York is less than R15 113.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to New York for under R10 241?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to New York within the next 7 days for less than R10 241.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Temperatures around the 30 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in New York is hotter than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to New York?

A quick flight from Johannesburg to New York can take about 20h 42m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R13 680. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to New York return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to New York from R9 539 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Atlantic, from R9 568, and Kenya Airways, from R10 124. These flights start at 16% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to New York one-way?

R6 672 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Emirates, with prices starting from R7 593 and R7 857, respectively.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to New York.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for July in New York
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in New York
112.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
R629 R786 No cancel fee 79%
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Ethiopian Air
R645 R819 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R639 R846 No cancel fee 82%
Search Kenya Airways flights
Lufthansa
R726 R853 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
R650 R868 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights
Air Canada
R679 R910 No cancel fee 67%
Search Air Canada flights
KLM
R722 R930 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
British Airways
R708 R999 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
United Airlines
R732 R1 111 No cancel fee 69%
Search United Airlines flights
Alitalia
R946 R1 126 No cancel fee 81%
Search Alitalia flights

Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards New York.
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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to New York.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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