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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NYC flight in 2021: compare South Africa to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to New York?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Africa 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 R12 291 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 433.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to New York?

Flights from South Africa to New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to New York in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 909.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to New York (ZA - NYC)?

When flying from South Africa to New York, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to New York in December, January 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to NYC flights in December, January
31 Jan - 14 Feb
R9 146pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Jan - 7 Feb
R9 178pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jan - 5 Feb
R9 432pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from South Africa found for this year
12 Dec - 12 Jan
R9 829pp
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
12 Dec - 11 Jan
R9 829pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Dec - 17 Jan
R9 909pp
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 South Africa

Save time with South Africa to New York direct flight deals
6 Feb - 13 Feb
R14 037pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Feb - 17 Feb
R14 117pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Feb - 20 Feb
R14 117pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from South Africa to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from South Africa, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 11 Jan
R9 829pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Dec - 12 Jan
R9 829pp
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
11 Dec - 5 Jan
R10 322pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to New York from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to New York
3:00 - 9:30
Qatar Airways
1 stop
37h 30m
JNB - JFK
Qatar Airways
R6 749
travelstart.co.za
10:00 - 6:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 30m
DUR - JFK
Multiple Airlines
R8 098
Travelgenio
8:25 - 14:00
Emirates
2 stops
36h 35m
JNB - JFK
Emirates
R8 352

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From South Africa to New York

Which airlines flying from South Africa to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from South Africa to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Africa to New York for under R1 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to New York for under R1 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R1 080, but on average you can expect to pay R8 273.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to New York for under R14 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to New York under R14 100. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to New York is less than R14 466.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to New York for under R9 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to New York within the next 7 days for less than R9 900.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa 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 749. British Airways flights start at R7 860 while deals on Emirates start at R8 225 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to New York?

American Airlines, Air France and ITA - Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from South Africa to New York.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to New York?

The most popular flight routes from South Africa to New York are Johannesburg OR Tambo - Newark, Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl and Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York LaGuardia.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to New York?

On average you can expect to pay R22 947 for a flight from South Africa to New York. The cheapest flight overall is R7 784 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Newark) is currently priced at R10 655.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to New York

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed 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 72 hours before departing to New York.

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

Do I need a test to 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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Departure points for flights from South Africa to New York

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to New York.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for December in New York
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in New York
96.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Etihad Airways
R7 008 R12 821 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R9 424 R14 786 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
R9 728 R12 588 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
R9 992 R12 482 No cancel fee 79%
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Kenya Airways
R10 148 R13 767 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R10 246 R13 001 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
R10 315 R14 997 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Canada
R10 786 R14 445 No cancel fee 67%
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South African
R11 044 R21 140 No cancel fee 78%
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British Airways
R11 245 R16 474 No cancel fee 70%
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