Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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The best prices from New York to Johannesburg are usually found in March or February, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Johannesburg (JNB)

NYC - JNB
Price
$735 - $1,620
JNB
Temperature
64.4 - 78.8 °F
JNB
Rainfall
0.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$735

From New York to Johannesburg

One-way from

$426

One-way flight from New York to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Johannesburg?

Users have found that flying from New York to Johannesburg on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Johannesburg?

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Johannesburg from $1,045 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,414 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Johannesburg?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from New York. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Johannesburg (NYC - JNB)?

When flying from New York to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Johannesburg in February, March 2021

14 Mar - 30 Mar
$689pp
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
13 Mar - 4 Apr
$695pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Mar - 29 Apr
$701pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

11 Apr - 18 May
$681pp
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
14 Mar - 30 Mar
$689pp
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
13 Mar - 4 Apr
$695pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Johannesburg from New York

15 Aug - 24 Aug
$951pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
22 Aug - 6 Sep
$952pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
3 Jun - 11 Jun
$1,359pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Johannesburg

5 Mar - 31 Mar
$717pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Mar - 31 Mar
$719pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
5 Mar - 19 Mar
$720pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Johannesburg from New York

9:45 am - 6:55 am
Kenya Airways
1 Stop
39h 10m
JFK - JNB
Kenya Airways
2:45 pm - 4:10 am
SWISS
2 Stops
30h 25m
EWR - JNB
SWISS
$586
Flights by SU
6:30 pm - 6:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 40m
JFK - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$605
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Johannesburg

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alitalia, Delta, and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have done so. 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 to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Major Airline, and Delta flying from New York to Johannesburg OR Tambo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just $681, but on average you can expect to pay $707.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from New York to Johannesburg under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Johannesburg is less than $3,026.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Johannesburg for under $800?

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

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally colder than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New York to Johannesburg?

Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways, and Qatar Airways can get you from New York to Johannesburg in just under 18h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 8h 25m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Johannesburg is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $681 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Ethiopian Air, starting at $695. Kenya Airways is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $378. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and SWISS, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Johannesburg for a low price.

Alternative routes for New York to Johannesburg

Destination information for Johannesburg

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.54
Average temperature for February in Johannesburg
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Johannesburg
5.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
$520 $583 No cancel fee 74%
SWISS
$532 $781 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$723 $814 No cancel fee 71%
Kenya Airways
$689 $863 No cancel fee 82%
Lufthansa
$577 $907 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$512 $941 No cancel fee 75%
Ethiopian Air
$698 $992 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$681 $997 No cancel fee 68%
Egypt Air
$678 $1,129 No cancel fee N/A
Etihad Airways
$762 $1,197 No cancel fee 75%
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