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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?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Africa to New York 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R11 324, or R11 456 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to New York. Flights to New York from South Africa in March are about R11 392 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R9 129.

Cheap flights from South Africa to New York in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Africa 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

South Africa to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from South Africa 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 South Africa

Save time with South Africa 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 South Africa to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from South Africa, 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 South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to New York
13:30 - 17:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
57h 50m
CPT - EWR
Multiple Airlines
21:05 - 15:00
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
24h 55m
CPT - JFK
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
R7 374
Flyus
17:05 - 17:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
30h 40m
JNB - JFK
Qatar Airways
R7 682
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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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from South Africa to New York. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to New York under R14 631. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to New York is less than R15 099.

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

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

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

Before booking your flight from South Africa to New York, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or Alitalia.

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

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York LaGuardia or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Newark, Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl is the most popular route from South Africa to New York.

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

The cheapest flight price from South Africa to New York is R6 352. On average you can expect to pay R21 403. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl), can usually be booked for R9 452.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to New York?

United Airlines, Delta, and British Airways can get you from South Africa to New York in just under 15h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Turkish Airlines, at R9 539, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Africa to New York.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Atlantic and Kenya Airways.

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

R5 721 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from TAP AIR PORTUGAL. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from R6 672 and R7 593, respectively.

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 July in New York
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in New York
112.0 mm

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

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
SWISS
R629 R786 No cancel fee 79%
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Virgin Atlantic
R613 R793 No cancel fee 72%
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Ethiopian Air
R645 R819 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
R726 R853 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
R679 R910 No cancel fee 67%
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Turkish Airlines
R650 R944 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R708 R1 037 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R722 R1 095 No cancel fee 75%
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Alitalia
R946 R1 126 No cancel fee 81%
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Air France
R822 R1 147 No cancel fee 77%
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