The cheapest times to fly from JFK to JNB are
- January 8th to April 1st
- April 16th to May 27th
- October 22nd to December 9th
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 JFK to JNB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1674 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $682 for Monday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Johannesburg
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $685 to $1242 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $685. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1391. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $706 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $760 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to JNB flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to JNB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Johannesburg, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (10%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $784. Return trip prices are from the JNB to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JFK to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to JNB? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7971 miles or 12828 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to JNB?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to JNB flight is about 15 hour 20 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Johannesburg?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from JFK to JNB.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport|
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