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Newark Intl (EWR) to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Intl to South Africa?

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 Newark Intl to South Africa 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 Newark Intl to South Africa?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa from Newark Intl. 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.

Cheap flights from Newark Intl to South Africa in January, February 2021

28 Jan - 30 Jun
$678pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Jan - 30 Jun
$686pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jan - 28 Feb
$702pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Newark Intl to South Africa 2021 flight deals

7 Mar - 21 Mar
$677pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
28 Jan - 30 Jun
$678pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Jan - 30 Jun
$686pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to South Africa from Newark Intl

6 Jul - 20 Jul
$1,358pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Jul - 17 Jul
$1,808pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark Intl to South Africa

5 Feb - 15 Feb
$703pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
31 Jan - 13 Feb
$711pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Jan - 13 Feb
$712pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to South Africa from Newark Intl

9:00 am - 5:15 am
British Airways
2 Stops
37h 15m
EWR - JNB
British Airways
$609
KAYAK
6:00 pm - 5:55 am
SWISS
2 Stops
29h 55m
EWR - CPT
SWISS
$615
Flights by SU
7:55 pm - 4:20 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
50h 25m
EWR - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$650
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Flight FAQs

From Newark Intl to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl 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 Newark to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 Newark to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Emirates, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Newark Intl to South Africa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Intl to South Africa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $677, but on average you can expect to pay $714.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Intl to South Africa for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Newark Intl to South Africa under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Intl to South Africa is less than $1,583.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Intl to South Africa for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Intl to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Newark Intl to South Africa?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Newark Intl to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Newark Intl to South Africa?

While some choose either Newark - Cape Town Intl or Newark - Durban King Shaka Intl, Newark - Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular route from Newark Intl to South Africa.

What are the cheapest Flights from Newark Intl to South Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Newark Intl to South Africa? While on average our users pay $2,058, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $649. The most popular route (Newark - Johannesburg OR Tambo), is priced around $677.

How long is the flight from Newark Intl to South Africa?

There are many flights that can get you from Newark Intl to South Africa in 17h 50m. Fly via Ethiopian Air to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Newark Intl to South Africa round-trip?

Currently priced at $710, Ethiopian Air will fly you from Newark Intl to South Africa and back. In addition to Ethiopian Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Intl to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Newark Intl to South Africa are SWISS ($555), British Airways ($576), and Ethiopian Air ($635).

Destination information for South Africa

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Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Newark Intl to South Africa

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
$532 $850 No cancel fee 79%
British Airways
$690 $1,015 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$738 $1,048 No cancel fee 75%
South African
$708 $1,073 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Ethiopian Air
$704 $1,084 No cancel fee 72%
Lufthansa
$642 $1,179 No cancel fee 76%
Emirates
$809 $1,228 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$708 $1,281 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$799 $1,327 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$780 $1,691 No cancel fee 69%
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