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 Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to JNB flight in 2021: compare New York to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
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

$539

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 9% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Johannesburg in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to JNB flights for June, July
18 Jun - 6 Jul
$826pp
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
18 Jun - 5 Jul
$828pp
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
18 Jun - 31 Jul
$841pp
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

New York to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from New York found for this year
20 Oct - 3 Nov
$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
15 Nov - 23 Nov
$762pp
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
14 Nov - 25 Nov
$762pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Johannesburg from New York

Save time with New York to Johannesburg direct flight deals
6 Nov - 20 Nov
$873pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
18 Nov - 11 Dec
$918pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Oct - 25 Oct
$952pp
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
23 Jun - 1 Jul
$826pp
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
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$841pp
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
24 Jun - 8 Jul
$868pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Johannesburg from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Johannesburg
4:55 pm - 12:00 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
25h 05m
JFK - JNB
Qatar Airways
$539
Travelgenio
1:59 pm - 12:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 01m
EWR - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$544
Kiwi.com
12:25 pm - 12:20 pm
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
41h 55m
JFK - JNB
Kenya Airways
$545
BudgetAir

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> 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. Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Johannesburg from New York?

Located just 12.8 mi from the city center, Johannesburg OR Tambo is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Johannesburg from New York. Booking flights from New York to OR Tambo (JNB) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily inbound flight from New York from 23 different airlines.

Can I find flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $761, but on average you can expect to pay $783.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Johannesburg for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Johannesburg under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Johannesburg is less than $1,285.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Johannesburg for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $900.

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?

United Airlines, Kenya Airways, and American Airlines can get you from New York to Johannesburg in just under 14h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 7h 40m. 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 Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $761 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, starting at $773 and $799 round-trip. Turkish Airlines is priced at 21% 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 $416. Check flights for Qatar Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for New York to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R13.78
Flight duration
15h 17m
Average temperature for June in Johannesburg
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Johannesburg
0.5 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 10 airlines flying 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 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%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Johannesburg.
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Johannesburg.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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