Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to JNB flight in 2021: compare John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
JFK - JNB
Price
$730 - $1,585
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Precipitation
0.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$730

From John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

One-way from

$559

One-way flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg?

To save on the cost of your flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 29% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,045 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,414.

What is the cheapest month to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from John F. Kennedy Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $1,222 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $889. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JFK to JNB flights for August, September
8 Sep - 17 Sep
$771pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Sep - 15 Sep
$782pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Aug - 13 Oct
$788pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from John F. Kennedy Intl found for this year
17 Nov - 27 Nov
$746pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$758pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Oct - 20 Oct
$761pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from John F. Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 13 Oct
$788pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Aug - 13 Oct
$800pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Aug - 13 Oct
$811pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from John F. Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg
9:45 am - 6:55 am
Kenya Airways
1 Stop
39h 10m
JFK - JNB
Kenya Airways
7:49 pm - 12:00 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
46h 11m
JFK - JNB
Qatar Airways
$600
Travelgenio
1:50 pm - 9:05 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
37h 15m
JFK - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$605
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg 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 John F. Kennedy Intl and Johannesburg 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing 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 travelers safer while flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, Major Airline, and Kenya Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from New York John F Kennedy Intl?

For a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg, you will be flying into OR Tambo. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is just 12.8 mi from the center of the city. OR Tambo is the only Johannesburg airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl per day. 23 airlines have flights to Johannesburg OR Tambo from New York John F Kennedy Intl on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just $746, but on average you can expect to pay $792.

Are there nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Does it rain more in John F. Kennedy Intl or Johannesburg?

The rainfall in John F. Kennedy Intl is generally less than the rainfall in Johannesburg. This will continue over the next 13 days.

Is John F. Kennedy Intl weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Johannesburg is generally colder than John F. Kennedy Intl's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg?

A quick flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg can take about 20h 35m. Kenya Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $824. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $746 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at $758 and $811 round-trip. Kenya Airways is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg one-way?

$433 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and British Airways, with prices starting from $467 and $601, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from John F. Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg OR Tambo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to John F. Kennedy Intl from Johannesburg?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Alternative routes for John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.37
Average temperature for August in Johannesburg
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Johannesburg
0.6 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F. Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg 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
Norwegian
$520 $583 No cancel fee 74%
SWISS
$532 $806 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$723 $814 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$512 $834 No cancel fee 75%
Lufthansa
$577 $884 No cancel fee 76%
Ethiopian Air
$698 $942 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$697 $980 No cancel fee N/A
Emirates
$813 $1,126 No cancel fee 75%
Egypt Air
$678 $1,129 No cancel fee N/A
Etihad Airways
$762 $1,197 No cancel fee 75%
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