Cheap flights from South Africa to North America

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to North America?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 24 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Africa to North America from R11 787 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R11 924 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to North America?

Flights from South Africa to North America lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to North America in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 502.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to North America (ZA - NA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to North America as you normally would.

Cheap flights from South Africa to North America in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to North America 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 579

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 21 - Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

24h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

34h 20m
R7 127

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 21 - Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

24h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

49h 55m
R8 056

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

South Africa to North America 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to North America from South Africa 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 579

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 21 - Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

24h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

34h 20m
R7 127

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 21 - Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

24h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

49h 55m
R8 056

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Direct flights to North America from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to North America 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 147

United Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 30 - Mar 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

16h 00m
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 35m
R11 162

United Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 30 - Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

16h 00m
EWR

Newark

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 35m
R11 178

United Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to North America

Late deals on return flights to North America from South Africa, 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 579

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

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 000

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

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 122

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

One-way flights to North America from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to North America
Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
R6 137

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Mar 17
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

42h 15m
R6 320

RwandAir

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Deal found 20/1/22

Feb 4
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

3 stops

29h 55m
R6 487

RwandAir

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to North America flights.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to North America 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 North America have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Africa to North America for under R8 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to North America for under R8 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 543, but on average you can expect to pay R9 061.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to North America for under R11 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to North America under R11 200. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to North America is less than R12 381.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to North America for under R6 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to North America within the next 7 days for less than R6 600.

How popular is this South Africa to North America flight route?

This flight path from South Africa to North America was viewed by 4 686 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to North America one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R6 137. Users have also found prices from R6 320 and R7 386 on RwandAir and British Airways, respectively.

Destination points for flights from South Africa to North America

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to North America

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to North America choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR6 720
AverageR14 234
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
ITA Airways
CheapestR7 782
AverageR15 920
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestR8 244
AverageR17 174
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR9 448
AverageR12 507
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
CheapestR9 582
AverageR13 752
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR9 732
AverageR13 203
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR9 892
AverageR15 183
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR10 784
AverageR18 887
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR10 998
AverageR17 592
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR11 060
AverageR20 217
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety