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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 2022: compare South Africa to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
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 June. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to New York in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 567.

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.

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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R12 819 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R14 254.

Cheap flights from South Africa to New York in June, July 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to NYC flights in June, July
20 Jul - 4 Jan
R11 974pp
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
20 Jul - 28 Dec
R12 214pp
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
13 Jul - 27 Jul
R12 389pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
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
30 Oct - 4 Nov
R10 220pp
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
2 Oct - 19 Oct
R10 635pp
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
2 Oct - 19 Oct
R10 651pp
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

Direct flights to New York from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to New York direct flight deals
13 Oct - 27 Oct
R14 494pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Sep - 11 Sep
R15 482pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Sep - 18 Sep
R15 562pp
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
2 Jul - 1 Oct
R13 744pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Jul - 1 Oct
R14 047pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Jul - 1 Oct
R14 063pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to New York from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to New York
21:15 - 3:35
Kenya Airways
1 stop
36h 20m
JNB - JFK
Kenya Airways
R8 355
oojo
3:45 - 5:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 15m
JNB - JFK
Qatar Airways
R8 498
travelstart.co.za
15:20 - 16:05
British Airways
1 stop
30h 45m
JNB - JFK
British Airways
R8 546

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, Qatar Airways, and Emirates 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 R10 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to New York for under R10 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R10 220, but on average you can expect to pay R10 890.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to New York for under R14 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to New York under R14 500. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to New York is less than R16 726.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to New York for under R13 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to New York within the next 7 days for less than R13 800.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Kenya Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R5 963. American Airlines flights start at R8 052 while deals on British Airways start at R8 243 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 cheapest flights from South Africa to New York?

On average you can expect to pay R46 890 for a flight from South Africa to New York. The cheapest flight overall is R8 145 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York John F Kennedy Intl) is currently priced at R10 635.

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 - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Newark and Johannesburg OR Tambo - New York LaGuardia.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 June in New York
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in New York
105.0 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
R8 720 R14 742 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R9 144 R11 944 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Atlantic
R9 351 R10 720 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
R9 704 R12 966 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R9 814 R14 176 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R10 262 R12 830 No cancel fee 82%
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British Airways
R10 553 R13 027 No cancel fee 70%
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Air Canada
R10 831 R14 504 No cancel fee 67%
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South African
R11 090 R21 227 No cancel fee 78%
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Ethiopian Air
R11 146 R12 844 No cancel fee 72%
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