Cheap flights from USA to Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from USA to Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from USA to Africa, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 23% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,135 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,339.

What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Africa from USA average $1,190. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,190, as users have found deals to Africa from as low as $846. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Africa from USA. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

Cheap flights from USA to Africa in February, March 2021

6 Mar - 20 Mar
$523pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Mar - 23 Mar
$524pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Mar - 12 Mar
$530pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

USA to Africa 2021 flight deals

4 May - 13 May
$474pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ACC
Accra Kotoka
ACC
Accra Kotoka
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
27 Aug - 8 Sep
$490pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Mar - 20 Mar
$523pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Africa from USA

4 Mar - 14 Apr
$729pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
25 Mar - 9 Apr
$737pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
4 Mar - 14 Apr
$738pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from USA to Africa

6 Mar - 20 Mar
$523pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Mar - 23 Mar
$524pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Mar - 12 Mar
$530pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Africa from USA

2:45 am - 12:10 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
2 Stops
28h 25m
JFK - CMN
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$341
mytrip.com
11:55 am - 6:15 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
21h 20m
LAX - CAI
Qatar Airways
$355
Gotogate
3:30 pm - 10:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 30m
JFK - CMN
Multiple Airlines
$356
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From USA to Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from USA to Africa due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both USA and Africa for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from United States to Africa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from United States to Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Royal Air Maroc, Egypt Air, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Royal Air Maroc with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from USA to Africa for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Africa for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $474, but on average you can expect to pay $538.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Africa for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Africa under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Africa is less than $756.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Africa for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Africa within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 11 users have taken a look at flights from United States to Africa.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to Africa?

Before booking your flight from USA to Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Africa?

When deciding which route to take from USA to Africa consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cairo, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Casablanca Mohamed V or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Accra Kotoka as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to Africa?

The cheapest flight price from USA to Africa is $427. On average you can expect to pay $2,174. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cairo), can usually be booked for $555.

How long is the flight from USA to Africa?

For as low as $645, Iberia can have you in Africa from USA in 12h 20m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from USA to Africa round-trip?

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($474), Alitalia ($523), and Turkish Airlines ($540) offers the cheapest pricing from USA to Africa.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from USA to Africa one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from USA to Africa are Qatar Airways ($309), British Airways ($334), and TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($334).

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Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Africa

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air Serbia
$266 $430 No cancel fee N/A
French Bee
$382 $493 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by French Bee. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Norwegian
$321 $534 No cancel fee 74%
Finnair
$340 $582 No cancel fee 76%
Kuwait Airways
$612 $716 No cancel fee 64%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kuwait Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Austrian Airlines
$671 $894 No cancel fee 78%
Kenya Airways
$689 $900 No cancel fee 82%
Ethiopian Air
$626 $944 No cancel fee 72%
Alitalia
$443 $1,125 No cancel fee 81%
LATAM Airlines
$1,241 $1,437 No cancel fee 81%
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