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Flight time from Johannesburg to New York is 15 hours 30 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from JNB to JFK is 15 hours 30 minutes (Operated by British Airways)

Non-Stop Johannesburg to New York flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from Johannesburg to New York?

Non-stop flights from Johannesburg to New York takes anywhere between 15 hours to 19 hours based on the airline you choose.

Fastest one-stop flight between Johannesburg and New York takes close to 21 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 45 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the airports in Johannesburg to one of the two major airports that serves New York.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Johannesburg - New York flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 37 mins to 25 hrs .

The nearest airport to Johannesburg, is Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport (JNB) and the nearest airport to New York, is John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Find flights from Johannesburg to cities and airports near New York

Distance from Johannesburg to New York is approximately 12840 kilometers.


Flights from Johannesburg to New York • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Johannesburg arrive at John F Kennedy International Airport or La Guardia Airport. New York is served by 2 international airports.

British Airways
JNB ➝ JFK
15 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop
Air Namibia
JNB ➝ JFK
15 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop
South African Airways
JNB ➝ JFK
15 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop
United Airlines
JNB ➝ JFK
15 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop
Air Canada
JNB ➝ JFK
18 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Johannesburg to New York via Frankfurt • JNB to JFK via FRA

Flight duration from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Frankfurt International Airport, Germany on Lufthansa flight is 22 hours 25 minutes

Lufthansa
JNB ➝ FRA ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
22 hours 25 minutes
JNB to FRA → 10 hours 50 minutes
FRA Stop 2 hours 50 minutes
FRA to JFK → 8 hours 45 minutes

Flight time from Johannesburg to New York via London • JNB to JFK via LHR

Flight duration from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom on British Airways flight is 30 hours 20 minutes

British Airways
JNB ➝ LHR ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
30 hours 20 minutes
JNB to LHR → 11 hours 5 minutes
LHR Stop 11 hours 15 minutes
LHR to JFK → 8 hours

Flight time from Johannesburg, South Africa to airports near New York, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to airports nearest to New York is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
JNB - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 22 hrs 50 mins1 Stop
JNB - EWR Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport 22 hrs 35 mins1 Stop
JNB - MHT Manchester, NH, Manchester-boston Regional Airport 31 hrs 38 mins1 Stop
JNB - BOS Boston, Logan International Airport 20 hrs 15 mins1 Stop
JNB - BDL Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley International Airport 22 hrs 11 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Johannesburg and New York

American Airlines

Delta Air Lines

JetBlue Airways

South African Airways

United Airlines

Johannesburg - New York Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Johannesburg, South Africa :
01:18 PM, Mon, 1 Sep, 2014
Johannesburg Timezone: +02:00
Current time in New York, United States :
07:18 AM, Mon, 1 Sep, 2014
New York Timezone: -04:00
Johannesburg time is 6 hours ahead of New York

JNB to JFK Flight - Johannesburg Airport to New York Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Johannesburg Airport & New York Airport is given below. Click the map to view Johannesburg to New York flight path and travel direction.

Johannesburg - Lat: -26.1314, Long: 28.2318   New York - Lat: 40.6444, Long: -73.7827

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