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About Flights to New York

Summary info about New York flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R6 053

Best Return Price

R10 540

Fastest flight time

20h 05m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to New York from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R6 053 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York John F Kennedy Intl).
The best return flight price to New York from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R10 540 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York John F Kennedy Intl).
The fastest flight to New York from South Africa takes 20h 05m (Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York John F Kennedy Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to New York, including American Airlines, British Airways and Ethiopian Air.

Cheapest flights to New York airports

Find the cheapest flights to these New York airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
New York LaGuardia Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO New York

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to New York (NYC)

Typically, flights to New York from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York, which has an average price of R12 438

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTMarch8% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to New York costs on average just R11 498 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember15% more expensiveIt costs about R14 341 for flights to New York from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember366% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to New York from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to New York?

R2 175 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to New York. This flight is from Boston and is 73% cheaper than most flights to New York. To find the cheapest price to New York from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to New York from South Africa, with most prices found around R11 498. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of March, then book flights to New York from South Africa during February instead. Flights to New York in February, while not as cheap as those in March, still average around R11 674.

We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to New York 29 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to New York for R12 438. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to New York outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from South Africa to New York for R10 540.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to New York from South Africa is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as R12 314. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to New York is Saturday, with ticket prices averaging around R13 497.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to New York is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from South Africa to New York in the morning for as low as R12 399. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to New York, so prices are often more expensive at around R13 405 per ticket.

The best time to plan to fly to New York to go sightseeing would be when the temperature is not unbearable and the chance of rain is only moderate. Considering those guidelines, April, May, or September seem like the best times of year to plan your visit.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near New York is possible. If you are planning a flight to New York, consider booking flights to New York LaGuardia Airport (10 km from New York city centre), Newark Airport (17 km from New York city centre), New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (22 km from New York city centre) or New Windsor Stewart Airport (83 km from New York city centre).

New York LaGuardia Airport has an average price of R4 893 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting New York. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Yes, you can travel to Hudson Square via a flight to New York Skyports SPB airport in New York (Hudson Square is 3,0 km from the airport).

The airport which is nearest to Times Square is New York Skyports SPB. It is 2,8 km away and is in New York.



New York flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to New York found recently by users on momondo
Qatar Airways
Sep 27
JNB9:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 52m
1 stop
JFK10:47New York John F Kennedy Intl
Oct 13
JFK6:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
35h 05m
1 stop
JNB17:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
R10 540
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Qatar Airways
Oct 2
JNB9:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 52m
1 stop
JFK10:47New York John F Kennedy Intl
Oct 19
JFK6:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 50m
1 stop
JNB5:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R10 668
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Qatar Airways
Oct 1
CPT15:40Cape Town Intl
33h 05m
1 stop
JFK0:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
Oct 31
JFK18:30New York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 30m
1 stop
CPT19:00Cape Town Intl
R10 684
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Kenya Airways
Jun 10
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
Sep 23
JFK9:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 30m
1 stop
JNB14:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R10 700
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Qatar Airways
Oct 2
JNB9:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 52m
1 stop
JFK10:47New York John F Kennedy Intl
Oct 19
JFK6:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 50m
1 stop
JNB5:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
R10 764
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Kenya Airways
Sep 14
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
Sep 23
JFK9:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 30m
1 stop
JNB14:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
R10 780
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to New York

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to New York, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways, Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways
Kenya Airways
Oct 14
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
May 24
JNB13:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 05m
1 stop
JFK9:35New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Jun 9
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:35New York John F Kennedy Intl

Which airlines fly to New York?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to New York

Which airlines fly to New York?

South African is the airline most momondo users in South Africa opt for when booking flights to New York. Qatar Airways, United Airlines and Emirates are also popular choices when flying to New York from South Africa. Most major airlines flying from South Africa to New York will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Emirates Flights to New York

There are 55 Emirates flights to New York in a normal week. The most common departure point is Boston Logan Intl and the best Emirates ticket price seen on momondo is R9 735 (last 72 hours, from Cape Town Intl, to New York). Emirates has a score of 8,6 from 118 user reviews on momondo.

SWISS Flights to New York

SWISS flights to New York can start from as low as R11 262 (return, from Johannesburg OR Tambo, found in the last 72 hours). Over 41 flights that SWISS operates to New York in a normal week, prices can vary significantly. The most popular SWISS flight to New York is from London Heathrow. SWISS has been rated 8,4/10 by momondo users, in 132 reviews.


Airports near New York

Below you will find all the airports in New York along with their distance from the city centre

Popular routes to New York

Most frequently searched flights to New York along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to New York Flights
Fastest flight time22h 55m
Cheapest priceR10 125
Cape Town to New York Flights
Fastest flight time22h 10m
Cheapest priceR10 684
Durban to New York Flights
Fastest flight time25h 45m
Cheapest priceR13 718
Sun City, North-West to New York Flights
Fastest flight time24h 30m
Cheapest priceR15 156
Pietermaritzburg to New York Flights
Fastest flight time29h 45m
Cheapest priceR20 474

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Flights to New York with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

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