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Cheapest flights to Johannesburg

Cheapest flights to Johannesburg in the next 3 months

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Flights from New York City, NY to Johannesburg

Flights from New York to Johannesburg will land you in Jozi within approximately 14 hours and 50 minutes. Flights will be departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), arriving at O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Popular airlines flying from New York to Johannesburg are: South African Airways, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, British Airways, and American Airlines. Direct flights from New York to Johannesburg are available.

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Things to know before you travel to Johannesburg

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country South Africa
Currency South African Rand
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.07 USD
Language isiZulu / English
Hub airport O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Time difference Johannesburg is 6 hours ahead of New York in winter, and 5 hours ahead in summer.
Travel adaptor Type D / M / N

Travel documents

You will need a valid passport to fly from New York to Johannesburg. U.S. passport holders do not require a visa to South Africa for a stay of up to 90 days.

Airport information

From O.R. Tambo International Airport, a 25-minute drive will get you to the heartbeat of *Joburg*.

Main attractions

Johannesburg’s main attractions are the Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City and Soweto.

Cost of living in Johannesburg

Compare the costs of everyday items in New York City, NY and Johannesburg

Local beer

0,5L Draught

New York City, NY R 237
Johannesburg R 100

Pack of cigarettes


New York City, NY R 175
Johannesburg R 38

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

New York City, NY R 22
Johannesburg R 12



New York City, NY R 56
Johannesburg R 20
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