The cheapest times to fly from LGA to JNB are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • August 27th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 29th 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 LGA to JNB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1795 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $681 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $690 to $1379 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 $686. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1503. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $817 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to JNB flight.

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

LGA to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (12%) 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 $842. Return trip prices are from the JNB to LGA 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 LGA to JNB 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 Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGA to JNB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LATAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7978 miles or 12839 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LGA to JNB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to JNB flight is about 15 hour 21 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 65 available flights from LGA to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGA
Origination airport name LaGuardia Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.9

Return Airport

Destination code JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2


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