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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Johannesburg. Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The distance between New York and Johannesburg is 12878 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Fly Safair, and Kulula. New York and Johannesburg have 401 direct flights per week.

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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes
LufthansaDLHLHYes
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
KululaCAWMNYes

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to Johannesburg?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Johannesburg takes around 15 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Johannesburg?
The flight distance between New York and Johannesburg is 12878 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Johannesburg?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Johannesburg. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Harare, Accra, Lagos, São Paulo, Port Elizabeth, Tel Aviv, Windhoek, Lusaka, Entebbe, Livingstone, Rio de Janeiro, London, East London, Victoria Falls, George, Bulawayo, Nairobi, Paris.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, John F. Kennedy International.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International.
What airports are near Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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