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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to South Africa

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

To save on the cost of your flight from New York to South Africa, book at least 19 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 24% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1189 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1561.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to South Africa?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from New York. Prices for October average $1180 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $916. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a October flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in October

Cheap flights from New York to South Africa in July, August 2020

The best prices found for NYC to South Africa flights for July, August
14 Jul - 21 Jul
$601pp
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
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$602pp
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
8 Jul - 15 Jul
$612pp
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

New York to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New York found for this year
1 Oct - 18 Oct
$601pp
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
6 Oct - 20 Oct
$602pp
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
14 Oct - 4 Nov
$603pp
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

Non-stop flights to South Africa from New York

Save time with New York to South Africa direct flight deals
18 Nov - 28 Nov
$932pp
EWR
Newark
Austrian Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Austrian Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Oct - 12 Oct
$1403pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Oct - 17 Oct
$1428pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from New York, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 8 Jul
$831pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Jun - 8 Jul
$832pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Jun - 8 Jul
$833pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to South Africa
12:55 pm - 12:35 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
29h 40m
EWR - JNB
Qatar Airways
$640
Flyus
10:30 am - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 20m
LGA - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$641
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to South 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 New York and South 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $601, but on average you can expect to pay $623.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to South Africa for under $1000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to South Africa under $1000. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to South Africa is less than $1595.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from New York to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New York to South Africa have been viewed 39 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to South Africa?

Before booking your flight from New York to South Africa check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Norwegian or Icelandair.

What are the most popular routes from New York to South Africa?

While some choose either New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sun City Pilansberg or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular route from New York to South Africa.

What are the cheapest Flights from New York to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from New York to South Africa is $691. On average you can expect to pay $947. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for $600.

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to South Africa
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Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
Newburgh (SWF)

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)