The cheapest times to fly from MQP to JFK are

  • March 26th to June 10th (except the week of April 16th)
  • July 2nd to August 12th
  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 MQP to JFK is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $3762 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $937 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Nelspruit (MQP) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $937 to $2030 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $937. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2088. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $973 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQP to JFK flight.

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

MQP to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQP to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Nelspruit. 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 MQP. Wednesdays 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 $281 (19%) 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 $1005. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MQP 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 MQP 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 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8088 miles or 13016 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQP to JFK flight is about 15 hour 32 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from MQP to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MQP
Origination airport name Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
City Nelspruit
Country South Africa
Latitude -25.4
Longitude 31.1

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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