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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

$537

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.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $974 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $669. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for NYC to JNB flights for December, January
6 Dec - 13 Jan
$705pp
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
6 Dec - 12 Jan
$706pp
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
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$732pp
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

New York to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from New York found for this year
6 Dec - 13 Jan
$705pp
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
6 Dec - 12 Jan
$706pp
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
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$732pp
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

Non-stop flights to Johannesburg from New York

Save time with New York to Johannesburg direct flight deals
31 Mar - 8 Apr
$959pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
27 Mar - 4 Apr
$1,084pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 Apr - 13 May
$1,287pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Johannesburg from New York, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 13 Jan
$705pp
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
6 Dec - 12 Jan
$706pp
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
6 Dec - 19 Dec
$743pp
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

One-way flights to Johannesburg from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Johannesburg
8:45 am - 5:55 am
Kenya Airways
1 Stop
38h 10m
JFK - JNB
Kenya Airways
$537
KAYAK
6:55 pm - 2:05 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
48h 10m
EWR - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$577
Kiwi.com
6:30 pm - 6:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 40m
JFK - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$593
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Johannesburg flights.

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. Delta, JetBlue, 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 Major Airline, Delta, and British Airways 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just $597, but on average you can expect to pay $689.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 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 $1,731.

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 17h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 45m. 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 $597 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and British Airways, starting at $708 and $737 round-trip. Kenya Airways is priced at 38% 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 $308. 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

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.34
Average temperature for December in Johannesburg
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Johannesburg
5.9 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines from New York to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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 $781 No change fee 79%
American Airlines
$723 $814 No cancel fee 71%
Kenya Airways
$689 $863 No cancel fee 82%
Lufthansa
$577 $907 No change fee 76%
KLM
$512 $941 No change fee 75%
Ethiopian Air
$698 $992 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$681 $997 No cancel fee 68%
Egypt Air
$678 $1,129 No change fee N/A
Etihad Airways
$762 $1,197 No change fee 75%
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