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Low Season:
May
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
December
Most popular time to fly
13%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$1252
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$805
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $804 or less.
The cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York was found 14 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 39% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York Flights

How long does a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York take?
An average nonstop flight takes 24h 25m, covering a distance of 7985 miles.
How many flights are there between Johannesburg OR Tambo and New York?
There are 28 (nonstop) flights between Johannesburg OR Tambo and New York per week, averaging 4 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Etihad Airways ($634), Qatar Airways ($640) and Ethiopian Air ($649).
Do I need a passport to fly between Johannesburg OR Tambo and New York?
Yes.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Johannesburg OR Tambo and New York?
Air Canada (1 times daily), JetBlue (1 times daily), United (1 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York?
For Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from New York back to Johannesburg OR Tambo, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Saturday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to New York (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Johannesburg
$634
only
$634
Destination
New York
$634
only
$634
Newark
$649
only
$649
Sun, Apr 8
JNB
JFK
38h 15m
Mon, Apr 16
JFK
JNB
31h 40m
Trip: 9 days
7.4GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.4 Good
Based on 4585 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.3
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.0
JFK
AUH
Excellent 10.0

Excellent at desk check in service, easy to change seat.

AUH
KTM
Excellent 8.0

Again, excellent flight crew.

Nothing to dislike.

COK
AUH
Good 6.6

More protein in food

DEL
AUH
Okay 4.3

The person checking me in at Delhi was rude. Didn’t let me take the cabin bag that others were allowed to take.

AUH
JFK
Good 6.6

Food and service was better before in 2016

Thu, May 24
JNB
JFK
24h 25m
Mon, May 28
JFK
JNB
30h 00m
Trip: 5 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

DOH
ATL
Excellent 10.0

The cabin crew, the cabin crew, the cabin crew. Enough said. They are thoroughly trained and exhibited unparalleled professionalism

Ground/baggage handling in ATL. Bags took 40-50 minutes to show up on carousel. The ground staff at ATL dropped the ball when everything else was going so smoothly

LAX
DOH
Excellent 8.0

Everything was fine except the flight delays

Flight delays

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

DOH
ATH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

Mon, May 7
JNB
EWR
35h 25m
Sun, May 13
EWR
JNB
33h 30m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
IAD
ADD
Excellent 8.0

The crew members are very friendly, always smiling and attentive.

The entertainment system needs an upgrade. Touch screens unresponsive.

ADD
IAD
Mediocre 2.3

Did not provide special meal although I called ahead to request it. Connecting flight left before we arrived to Addis Ababa. Customer service tried to encourage the thought that putting us on a different flight was a courtesy...

ADD
BKO
Okay 5.6

Loved having traditional ethiopian food

One flight attendant condescending but she seemed to disappear after takeoff and the other ladies were excellent

ADD
NBO
Good 6.6

Good food for a such a short trip to Nairobi.

Boarding very confusing, gates changing and could barely hear through the PA system.

ADD
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Nothing

Thu, Jan 25
JNB
JFK
31h 50m
Tue, Feb 6
JFK
JNB
31h 30m
Trip: 13 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1069 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.4
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
DXB
JED
Excellent 9.0

Staff was nice.

RAE
RUH
Excellent 10.0

Cabin crew very friendly and caring.

AMM
JED
Excellent 10.0

Excellent flight and service. Best value for business class

JFK
JED
Excellent 10.0

Arrangements

JED
JNB
Okay 5.3

Not much

Food terrible little and no taste.

Thu, Feb 8
JNB
JFK
24h 45m
Wed, Feb 21
JFK
JNB
30h 00m
Trip: 14 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

LAX
DOH
Excellent 8.0

Everything was fine except the flight delays

Flight delays

GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

DOH
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Good, drinks, service and entertainment system.

Thu, May 3
JNB
EWR
35h 25m
Mon, May 21
EWR
JNB
24h 20m
Trip: 19 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
ADD
IAD
Good 6.6

The headphones weren’t working and boarding at Addis was very poor. They should have more personal when checking before the Gates

IAD
ADD
Excellent 10.0

Comfortable, excellent service

Nothing - everything was fine.

IAD
ADD
Excellent 8.0

The crew members are very friendly, always smiling and attentive.

The entertainment system needs an upgrade. Touch screens unresponsive.

ADD
NBO
Okay 4.3

The pretty ladies

Lost luggage and horrible food

ADD
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Nothing

Thu, Feb 1
JNB
JFK
31h 50m
Tue, Feb 13
JFK
JNB
31h 30m
Trip: 13 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1069 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.4
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
JFK
JED
Excellent 10.0

Arrangements

RUH
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Prayer room. Spacious rest rooms and bidet in toilet to maintain hygiene.

Service between Dhaka and Riyadh was very substandard. Crew's behaviour was not curtious and very unprofessional to certain passengers.

CMN
RUH
Good 6.0

Exit seat - staff on board

Late again

AMM
JED
Excellent 10.0

Excellent flight and service. Best value for business class

MAN
JED
Excellent 9.0

Staff at Manchester airport was nice. Boarding went smioth and easy. Nice be able take enough kg luggage.

My screen was stuck all time couldnt watch movie

Wed, May 23
JNB
JFK
24h 25m
Mon, May 28
JFK
JNB
21h 25m
Trip: 6 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
DOH
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Good, drinks, service and entertainment system.

GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

DOH
JFK
Good 7.3

Hindu meal only be vegetarian

All is good

LAX
DOH
Excellent 8.0

Everything was fine except the flight delays

Flight delays

LHE
DOH
Excellent 8.6

There's not food which was on menu I did not eat

Wed, Apr 18
JNB
EWR
35h 25m
Mon, Apr 23
EWR
JNB
33h 30m
Trip: 6 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
IAD
ADD
Mediocre 2.0

Rude Staff

IAD
ADD
Excellent 10.0

Comfortable, excellent service

Nothing - everything was fine.

ADD
IAD
Good 6.6

The headphones weren’t working and boarding at Addis was very poor. They should have more personal when checking before the Gates

ADD
NBO
Good 7.0

ET's on board crew is excellent. The food is great.

Delay.....again.

CPT
ADD
Mediocre 3.3

Did not provide special meal although I called ahead to request it.

Mon, Mar 26
JNB
EWR
25h 45m
Sun, Apr 1
EWR
JNB
33h 30m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
ADD
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Nothing

ADD
BKO
Okay 5.6

Loved having traditional ethiopian food

One flight attendant condescending but she seemed to disappear after takeoff and the other ladies were excellent

LAX
DUB
Mediocre 2.0

I was not allowed on the flight because I did not receive a confirmation email from Ireland airport even though I was never told I needed this.

Everything.

IAD
ADD
Excellent 8.0

The crew members are very friendly, always smiling and attentive.

The entertainment system needs an upgrade. Touch screens unresponsive.

ADD
NBO
Good 6.6

Good food for a such a short trip to Nairobi.

Boarding very confusing, gates changing and could barely hear through the PA system.

Mon, Apr 2
JNB
JFK
31h 10m
Wed, Apr 18
JFK
JNB
30h 00m
Trip: 17 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
BOM
DOH
Good 6.3

Boarding was orderly and tinely. Seats were confortable.

No internet on-board and terrible food.

GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

IAH
DOH
Excellent 8.0

This has been one the good experience I had in so many years of travel

I requested a special meal but was not given what I wanted. But overall decent food

DOH
ATH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

Thu, Apr 5
JNB
JFK
31h 10m
Wed, Apr 18
JFK
JNB
30h 00m
Trip: 14 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
ATL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

DOH
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Good, drinks, service and entertainment system.

LAX
DOH
Excellent 8.0

Everything was fine except the flight delays

Flight delays

NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

IAH
DOH
Excellent 8.0

This has been one the good experience I had in so many years of travel

I requested a special meal but was not given what I wanted. But overall decent food

Mon, Jun 11
JNB
EWR
35h 25m
Mon, Jun 18
EWR
JNB
33h 30m
Trip: 8 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
ADD
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Nothing

LAX
DUB
Mediocre 2.0

I was not allowed on the flight because I did not receive a confirmation email from Ireland airport even though I was never told I needed this.

Everything.

ADD
BKO
Okay 5.6

Loved having traditional ethiopian food

One flight attendant condescending but she seemed to disappear after takeoff and the other ladies were excellent

ADD
NBO
Good 6.6

Good food for a such a short trip to Nairobi.

Boarding very confusing, gates changing and could barely hear through the PA system.

CPT
ADD
Mediocre 3.3

Did not provide special meal although I called ahead to request it.

Sun, Apr 15
JNB
JFK
24h 55m
Sun, Apr 22
JFK
JNB
21h 25m
Trip: 8 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

DOH
ATL
Excellent 10.0

The cabin crew, the cabin crew, the cabin crew. Enough said. They are thoroughly trained and exhibited unparalleled professionalism

Ground/baggage handling in ATL. Bags took 40-50 minutes to show up on carousel. The ground staff at ATL dropped the ball when everything else was going so smoothly

IAH
DOH
Excellent 8.0

This has been one the good experience I had in so many years of travel

I requested a special meal but was not given what I wanted. But overall decent food

Wed, Jun 6
JNB
EWR
35h 25m
Sun, Jun 10
EWR
JNB
33h 30m
Trip: 5 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
ADD
NBO
Okay 4.3

The pretty ladies

Lost luggage and horrible food

ADD
IAD
Good 6.6

The headphones weren’t working and boarding at Addis was very poor. They should have more personal when checking before the Gates

IAD
ADD
Excellent 8.0

The crew members are very friendly, always smiling and attentive.

The entertainment system needs an upgrade. Touch screens unresponsive.

IAD
ADD
Excellent 10.0

Comfortable, excellent service

Nothing - everything was fine.

ADD
NBO
Good 6.6

Good food for a such a short trip to Nairobi.

Boarding very confusing, gates changing and could barely hear through the PA system.

Wed, Apr 18
JNB
JFK
24h 55m
Fri, May 4
JFK
JNB
21h 25m
Trip: 17 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
IAH
DOH
Excellent 8.0

This has been one the good experience I had in so many years of travel

I requested a special meal but was not given what I wanted. But overall decent food

LHE
DOH
Excellent 8.6

There's not food which was on menu I did not eat

NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

BOM
DOH
Good 6.3

Boarding was orderly and tinely. Seats were confortable.

No internet on-board and terrible food.

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

Thu, Feb 1
JNB
EWR
26h 25m
Sun, Feb 4
EWR
JNB
32h 50m
Trip: 4 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
IAD
ADD
Mediocre 2.0

Rude Staff

ADD
IAD
Mediocre 2.3

Did not provide special meal although I called ahead to request it. Connecting flight left before we arrived to Addis Ababa. Customer service tried to encourage the thought that putting us on a different flight was a courtesy...

ADD
IAD
Good 6.6

The headphones weren’t working and boarding at Addis was very poor. They should have more personal when checking before the Gates

ADD
BKO
Okay 5.6

Loved having traditional ethiopian food

One flight attendant condescending but she seemed to disappear after takeoff and the other ladies were excellent

LAX
DUB
Mediocre 2.0

I was not allowed on the flight because I did not receive a confirmation email from Ireland airport even though I was never told I needed this.

Everything.

Thu, May 24
JNB
JFK
24h 25m
Wed, May 30
JFK
JNB
21h 25m
Trip: 7 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

NBO
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Great cabin crew

Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand

DOH
JFK
Good 7.3

Hindu meal only be vegetarian

All is good

BOM
DOH
Good 6.3

Boarding was orderly and tinely. Seats were confortable.

No internet on-board and terrible food.

DOH
ATH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

Thu, Feb 1
JNB
EWR
26h 25m
Sun, Feb 18
EWR
JNB
32h 50m
Trip: 18 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 1349 reviews
Boarding
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.6
Food
6.6
ADD
NBO
Okay 4.3

The pretty ladies

Lost luggage and horrible food

ADD
NBO
Good 6.6

Good food for a such a short trip to Nairobi.

Boarding very confusing, gates changing and could barely hear through the PA system.

IAD
ADD
Excellent 8.0

The crew members are very friendly, always smiling and attentive.

The entertainment system needs an upgrade. Touch screens unresponsive.

ADD
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Nothing

LAX
DUB
Mediocre 2.0

I was not allowed on the flight because I did not receive a confirmation email from Ireland airport even though I was never told I needed this.

Everything.

Thu, May 3
JNB
JFK
24h 55m
Mon, May 21
JFK
JNB
30h 00m
Trip: 19 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6424 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
GVA
DOH
Excellent 10.0

Crew courtesy, exceptional service

ATL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

DOH
JFK
Good 7.3

Hindu meal only be vegetarian

All is good

DOH
ATH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

DOH
DFW
Good 6.3

There were a lot if security checks but the boarding crew was very helpful and let me check in a bag at rhe last minute with duty free shopping items that i would not have been able to carry with me on-board the airplane.

No internet and the food was mediocre at best.

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