Cheap flights from Johannesburg to New York

The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York are usually found in March or February, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from OR Tambo to New York

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to NYC flight in 2022: compare OR Tambo to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.

JNB - NYC

Price

R720 - R898

NYC

Temperature

1 - 25 °C

NYC

Precipitation

71 - 114 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

R11 081

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York (NYC)

One-way from

R6 202

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York (NYC)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to New York. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R11 912 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 050.

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

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 603.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to New York in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JNB to NYC flights in January, February
Jan 28 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

28h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 20m
R6 648

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 15 - Feb 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

30h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 30m
R8 634

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 11 - Feb 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

30h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

29h 10m
R8 711

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

OR Tambo to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from OR Tambo found for this year
Jan 28 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

28h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 20m
R6 648

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 15 - Feb 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

30h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 30m
R8 634

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 11 - Feb 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

30h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

29h 10m
R8 711

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Direct flights to New York from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to New York direct flight deals
Apr 20 - Apr 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 45m
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

15h 00m
R11 265

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 30 - Mar 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

16h 00m
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 35m
R11 281

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 30 - Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

16h 00m
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 35m
R11 296

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
Jan 28 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

28h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 20m
R6 648

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

25h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

22h 05m
R9 095

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 30 - Feb 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

22h 05m
R9 218

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

One-way flights to New York All airports from OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to New York
Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
R6 202

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Mar 17
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

42h 15m
R6 387

RwandAir

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

42h 25m
R6 664

RwandAir

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Deal found 1/19/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about OR Tambo to New York flights.

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 OR Tambo Airport to New York for under R8 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York for under R8 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 634, but on average you can expect to pay R9 295.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York for under R11 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York under R11 300. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York is less than R12 881.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York for under R6 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York within the next 7 days for less than R6 700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R8 634), Virgin Atlantic (R9 295), and RwandAir (R9 480) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York. Qatar Airways is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R6 202. RwandAir flights start at R6 387 while deals on British Airways start at R7 464 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York?

Most travellers choose Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Newark or Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York LaGuardia when deciding on the best route from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York?

Consider American Airlines, Air France or ITA Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York?

On average you can expect to pay R22 239 for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York. The cheapest flight overall is R7 544 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl) is currently priced at R8 634.

Can I fly to New York from Johannesburg OR Tambo right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Can I fly back to Johannesburg OR Tambo from New York?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Top 10 airlines flying from OR Tambo to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR6 791
AverageR11 036
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
CheapestR9 428
AverageR12 200
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
CheapestR9 684
AverageR12 097
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR9 835
AverageR13 023
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR9 930
AverageR12 600
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR9 997
AverageR13 357
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestR10 454
AverageR14 000
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR10 677
AverageR13 554
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR10 704
AverageR33 766
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR10 898
AverageR15 381
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to New York

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Weekly flight availability from OR Tambo to New York

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to New York
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Monday1daily flight
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Saturday1daily flight