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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 $1,189 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,561.

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 $1,190 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 48% on your journey compared to booking in October

Cheap flights from New York to South Africa in October, November 2020

The best prices found for NYC to South Africa flights for October, November
2 Nov - 17 Nov
$604pp
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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$613pp
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
2 Nov - 4 Dec
$614pp
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 South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New York found for this year
2 Nov - 17 Nov
$604pp
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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$613pp
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
2 Nov - 4 Dec
$614pp
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

Non-stop flights to South Africa from New York

Save time with New York to South Africa direct flight deals
7 Dec - 18 Jan
$1,639pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$1,750pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Jan - 18 Jan
$1,785pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
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
2 Nov - 17 Nov
$604pp
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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$613pp
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
2 Nov - 4 Dec
$614pp
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 South Africa from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to South Africa
8:45 am - 8:30 am
Kenya Airways
2 Stops
40h 45m
JFK - CPT
Kenya Airways
$552
KAYAK
6:30 pm - 6:05 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 35m
JFK - JNB
Turkish Airlines
$564
Ovago
1:15 pm - 5:15 am
British Airways
2 Stops
33h 00m
JFK - JNB
British Airways
$610
Ovago

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to South Africa 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from New York to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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 Kenya Airways for just $603, but on average you can expect to pay $688.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to South Africa for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to South Africa under $1,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to South Africa is less than $2,912.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to South Africa for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France.

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

While some choose either New York John F Kennedy Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sun City Pilansberg 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 $692. On average you can expect to pay $952. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sun City Pilansberg), can usually be booked for $1,097.

How long is the flight from New York to South Africa?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to South Africa in 20h 35m. Fly via Kenya Airways, Emirates, or British Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Kenya Airways ($603), Turkish Airlines ($702), and Ethiopian Air ($727) offers the cheapest pricing from New York to South Africa.

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

$472 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Kenya Airways, with prices starting from $486 and $552, respectively.

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)

Airports servicing

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