Cheap flights from New York to South Africa from $457

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Flight information for New York to South Africa

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Best Price Found

$457

Fastest flight time

14h 30m

Direct flights

None
The best one-way flight to South Africa from New York in the past 72 hours is $457. The best round-trip flight deal from New York to South Africa found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $790.
The fastest flight from New York to South Africa takes 14h 30m
There are no direct flights from New York to South Africa. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, Newark Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to South Africa

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

Juneyao Airlines. Ethiopian Air, FlySafair, and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from New York to South Africa

What is the cheapest New York to South Africa 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 - South Africa flight prices

Easily compare round-trip flights from New York to South Africa

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 South Africa by changing tabs
Turkish Airlines
Jan 31
JFK8:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 05m
1 stop
JNB10:35 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 14
JNB2:50 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 00m
1 stop
JFK1:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
Feb 1
JFK4:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 50m
2 stops
JNB1:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Feb 14
JNB3:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
41h 55m
2 stops
JFK9:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Nov 25
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
JNB10:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 3
JNB7:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
25h 25m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 5
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 50m
2 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Feb 11
CPT4:20 amCape Town Intl
28h 15m
2 stops
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
Jan 15
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
Delta
Feb 11
LGA8:55 amNew York LaGuardia
21h 20m
1 stop
CPT6:15 amCape Town Intl
Feb 19
CPT5:50 pmCape Town Intl
20h 50m
1 stop
LGA2:40 pmNew York LaGuardia

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to South Africa

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to South Africa, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Kenya Airways and Lufthansa
Kenya Airways
Jan 11
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
JNB10:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
Mar 28
EWR2:05 pmNewark
32h 25m
1 stop
JNB10:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Mar 28
JFK6:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 25m
1 stop
JNB10:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo

Search last-minute flights to South Africa from New York

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to South Africa
Ethiopian Air
Oct 12
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 55m
1 stop
JNB5:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 6
JNB6:30 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
26h 45m
1 stop
JFK9:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Oct 12
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 30m
1 stop
JNB2:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 5
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Oct 11
JFK2:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 25m
1 stop
JNB12:20 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Nov 30
JNB2:50 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 00m
1 stop
JFK1:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 12
JFK7:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
31h 10m
3 stops
JNB3:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 5
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
Oct 9
JFK6:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
35h 05m
1 stop
JNB5:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 16
JNB3:15 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
45h 30m
1 stop
JFK12:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Oct 10
JFK2:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 20m
1 stop
JNB12:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 19
JNB2:45 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK2:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Best airlines flying from New York to South Africa

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to South Africa with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $9Free CancellationRating
0.0
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FlySafairPriceFrom $87Free CancellationRating
7.6
7.8

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

4.6

Entertainment

4.8

Food

Reviews

Short flight so there was no food or entertainment Good service , friendly staff clean plane and on time! Well done

1 / 6
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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 $643Free 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
Search Turkish Airlines flights
Kenya AirwaysPriceFrom $766Free 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
Search Kenya Airways flights
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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Kenya Airways flights from New York to South Africa

Our best Kenya Airways deals on New York to South Africa flight tickets
Kenya Airways
Nov 25
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
JNB10:55 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 3
JNB7:10 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
25h 25m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Nov 13
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
27h 30m
1 stop
JNB12:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
Nov 28
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Nov 27
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
19h 15m
1 stop
JNB4:00 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Dec 5
JNB8:15 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
36h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Virgin Atlantic flights from New York to South Africa

Our best Virgin Atlantic deals on New York to South Africa flight tickets
Virgin Atlantic
Nov 3
LGA8:54 amNew York LaGuardia
40h 36m
2 stops
JNB1:30 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Nov 10
JNB2:40 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
33h 45m
2 stops
LGA12:25 amNew York LaGuardia
Virgin Atlantic
Oct 10
JFK2:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 20m
1 stop
JNB12:05 amJohannesburg OR Tambo
Oct 19
JNB2:45 pmJohannesburg OR Tambo
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK2:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

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Alternative routes for New York to South Africa

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time20h 05m
Cheapest price$831
New York to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price$790
New York to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time36h 15m
Cheapest price$1,052

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