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Johannesburg to New York flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and New York take, on average, 29 h and 28 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with New York found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and New York
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with New York as destination arrives at John F Kennedy Intl Airport

Cheap last minute flights to New York

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Departure Sat, 25 Sep Return Wed, 29 Sep
JNB Johannesburg
NYC New York
return from £454
Departure Wed, 06 Oct Return Wed, 13 Oct
JNB Johannesburg
NYC New York
return from £556
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.39 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.73 GBP
Last checked on 17 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
8%

Trains in New York are 8% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.78
New York
£1.63
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
184%

The average meal is 184% more expensive in New York than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.63
New York
£21.69
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
83%

Taxis are 83% more expensive in New York than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.78
New York
£3.25
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
160%

Coffee is 160% more expensive in New York than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.43
New York
£3.7
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
New York airports
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Battery Pk City (NBP)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 7977 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to New York

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to New York during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to New York at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to New York is 454£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is New York expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in New York costs an average of 3.30 GBP, 96% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.68 GBP, while train tickets costs 2% less in New York: 1.65 GBP against 1.68 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 22.02 GBP in New York, 206% more than the 7.20 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 179% more expensive in New York, with an average of 3.76 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.35 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to New York?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to New York are January, December and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to New York?
The best time of the year to go to New York when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to New York from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, October and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  New York.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to New York?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and New York is of around 05:28 hours on average, considering an average distance of 24,209 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in New York compared to Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,New York's temperatures can go up to 32.5 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.93 ºC in New York, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while New York have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and New York?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and New York is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to New York are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to New York are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 185 minutes minimun.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with 150 minutes scale in London.
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