The cheapest times to fly from GRJ to JFK are

  • January 15th to April 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • November 5th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from GRJ to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $2533 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $883 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from George (GRJ) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $903 to $1583 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $903. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1056 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $948 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRJ to JFK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GRJ to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GRJ to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRJ to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from George. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into GRJ. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to George. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $511 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $988. Return trip prices are from the JFK to GRJ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GRJ to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GRJ to JFK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GRJ to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (GRJ > JNB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $74 (7.75%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GRJ to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, MANGO, South African, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to George Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7984 miles or 12849 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GRJ to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRJ to JFK flight is about 15 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between George and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from GRJ to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRJ
Origination airport name George Airport
City George
Country South Africa
Latitude -34
Longitude 22.4

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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