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Flight information for New York to Johannesburg

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Johannesburg

Best Price Found

$451

Fastest flight time

14h 35m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Johannesburg

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Johannesburg from New York in the past 72 hours is $451. The best round-trip flight deal from New York to Johannesburg found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $789.
The fastest flight from New York to Johannesburg takes 14h 35m
There are no direct flights from New York to Johannesburg. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, Newark Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and New York LaGuardia Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.
There are 2 airports near Johannesburg: Johannesburg Lanseria (HLA), Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Johannesburg

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Johannesburg?

February. The cheapest time of year to fly to Johannesburg from New York is February. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Johannesburg?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Saturday

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Johannesburg?

at noon. New York to Johannesburg flights are approximately 9% more expensive in the morning than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Johannesburg from New York?

Juneyao Airlines. Ethiopian Air, Juneyao Airlines, and KLM are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Johannesburg

What is the cheapest New York to Johannesburg flight route?

New York John F Kennedy Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo. Fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo for the best New York - Johannesburg flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Johannesburg flights?

13 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Johannesburg is approximately 13 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from New York to Johannesburg, you are most likely going to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Johannesburg, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when traveling to Johannesburg, you can try Newark Airport (in Newark), New York LaGuardia Airport (in New York), or New Windsor Stewart Airport (in New Windsor). If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when traveling from New York, you can try Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport or Johannesburg Lanseria Airport which are located in Sun City Resort and Johannesburg respectively. The least expensive flight option from New York to Johannesburg will typically be JFK — JNB during the month of September with an average price of $687 RT.

New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)$687
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Newark Airport (EWR) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)$795
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New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)$973
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New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY)$1,097
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New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF) to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)$1,234
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New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA)$1,713
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Easily compare round-trip flights from New York to Johannesburg

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Johannesburg by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Mar 1
JFK4:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 50m
1 stop
JNB1:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Mar 15
JNB12:00 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
22h 15m
1 stop
JFK10:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Mar 1
JFK6:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 40m
1 stop
JNB10:25 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Mar 6
JNB2:50 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 00m
1 stop
JFK1:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
Nov 9
JFK4:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 40m
2 stops
JNB3:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Nov 22
JNB6:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
26h 45m
2 stops
JFK9:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 8
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
JNB10:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 17
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
Jan 20
LGA11:00 amNew York LaGuardia
23h 10m
2 stops
JNB10:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Jan 30
JNB6:59 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
24h 32m
2 stops
LGA7:31 pmNew York LaGuardia
Delta
Jan 20
LGA5:30 amNew York LaGuardia
22h 35m
1 stop
JNB4:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Jan 28
JNB1:20 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
25h 20m
2 stops
LGA2:40 pmNew York LaGuardia

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Johannesburg

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Johannesburg, view some of our deals below provided by Kenya Airways and SWISS
Kenya Airways
Nov 25
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 30m
1 stop
JNB12:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Mar 24
EWR7:05 pmNewark
29h 15m
1 stop
JNB12:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
Oct 16
JFK8:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
48h 40m
3 stops
JNB9:10 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo

Search last-minute flights to Johannesburg from New York

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Ethiopian Air
Oct 5
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 55m
2 stops
JNB5:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 28
JNB7:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
26h 30m
2 stops
JFK10:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Oct 5
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
JNB6:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 13
JNB1:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
20h 05m
1 stop
JFK9:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
JFK6:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 05m
1 stop
JNB4:40 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 13
JNB9:55 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
31h 00m
1 stop
JFK4:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
Oct 4
JFK6:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
35h 05m
1 stop
JNB5:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 12
JNB5:25 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
31h 20m
1 stop
JFK12:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Oct 9
JFK2:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 25m
1 stop
JNB12:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 26
JNB2:10 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
34h 05m
1 stop
JFK12:15 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
Oct 5
LGA1:00 pmNew York LaGuardia
22h 20m
2 stops
JNB11:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 19
JNB7:10 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 20m
2 stops
LGA6:30 pmNew York LaGuardia

Best airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to Johannesburg with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $9Free CancellationRating
0.0
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NorwegianPriceFrom $520Free CancellationRating
6.4
6.4

Boarding

6.2

Comfort

6.9

Crew

6.0

Entertainment

5.7

Food

Reviews

Pros: Crew was acceptable but sits terrible

Cons: Not a comfy flight

1 / 10
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KLMPriceFrom $637Free CancellationRating
7.6
7.6

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.2

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Food

Reviews

Very poor snack and drink option

1 / 10
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EmiratesPriceFrom $665Free CancellationRating
8.4
8.4

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Crew

8.4

Entertainment

8.2

Food

Reviews

Would definitely fly with them again!! Everyone and everything was great!!

1 / 10
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South AfricanPriceFrom $708Free CancellationRating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Beef for lunch

Cons: The wine, the eggs and the bathroom never clean

1 / 4
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Ethiopian AirPriceFrom $710Free CancellationRating
7.9
7.8

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

I checked in online but I have to wait on queue at the airport again. Abuja airport should be digitalized.

1 / 10
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom $720Free CancellationRating
8.0
8.0

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

All was perfect

1 / 10
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $776Free CancellationRating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

No wheel chair assistance was provided though we requested it throughout the journey. First leg Delayed by an hour.

1 / 10
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $777Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.6

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Better sound system in the waiting area.

1 / 10
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Kenya AirwaysPriceFrom $780Free CancellationRating
6.6
6.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Crew

5.8

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Cons: Nice flight cheap n cheerful

1 / 5
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Kenya Airways flights from New York to Johannesburg

Our best Kenya Airways deals on New York to Johannesburg flight tickets
Kenya Airways
Feb 8
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
JNB10:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 17
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 8
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 30m
1 stop
JNB12:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 17
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 8
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 30m
1 stop
JNB12:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 17
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

KLM flights from New York to Johannesburg

Our best KLM deals on New York to Johannesburg flight tickets
KLM
Jan 20
LGA11:00 amNew York LaGuardia
23h 10m
2 stops
JNB10:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Jan 30
JNB6:59 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
24h 32m
2 stops
LGA7:31 pmNew York LaGuardia
KLM
Jan 19
LGA11:00 amNew York LaGuardia
23h 10m
2 stops
JNB10:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Jan 29
JNB6:59 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
24h 32m
2 stops
LGA7:31 pmNew York LaGuardia
KLM
Jan 27
LGA11:00 amNew York LaGuardia
23h 10m
2 stops
JNB10:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
May 4
JNB7:10 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 13m
2 stops
LGA6:23 pmNew York LaGuardia

  • Are airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are South African, United Airlines, and Undisclosed Carrier. You can search for the full list of airlines like South African that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is New York to Johannesburg by plane?

    The straight-line distance from New York to Johannesburg is 7972.2 mi. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 19h 05m.



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