New York is an awe-inspiring metropolis, situated on the New York Harbor. It is popularly known as ‘The City that Never Sleeps’ because plenty of activities take place here at all times. Home to some of the world’s most stunning attractions like the Empire State Building, Museum of Modern Art, Statue of Liberty, Chinatown, Coney Island, Grand Central Terminal, Brooklyn Bridge, and much more, New York lures an immense number of tourists from all over the world. Savor local and seasonal cuisine in the city’s plethora of restaurants, gourmet food trucks, and bars that give you a feeling of never-ending energy. It is a wanderer’s delight with endless things to see and do, and one visit would not suffice to cover all of the city’s splendors. Before exploring New York’s urban grandeur, visit Durban’s top attractions like the Durban Beach, uShaka Marine World, Durban Botanic Gardens, etc.
New York’s Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, and home to 4,000 animals from more than 500 species!
How to reach New York from Durban
Fly from Durban’s King Shaka International Airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport via South African Airways, British Airways
, United Airlines
, Lufthansa, Etihad Airways
, Qatar Airways
, Emirates, etc. These international airlines ply several connecting international flights from Durban to New York, at varying flight schedules.
Best time to travel to New York
New York is a wonderful destination to explore during any time of the year. September to November offers crisp fall weather, with temperatures ranging between 15 and 21 °C. Enjoy the New York Film Festival, New York City Marathon, and Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in this season. If you want to celebrate Christmas the New York way and witness the stunning Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, then December to February is your best option, though hotel rates are high. Summertime from June to August is hot, but still great for exploring New York’s major sites. During spring, from March to May, warm weather along with blooming flowers make it ideal for shopping in the markets, dining outside, and strolling on the streets.
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• Which airlines offer cheap air tickets from Durban?
The airlines that offer cheap air tickets from Durban to New York are Etihad Airways
• What is the time taken to reach New York from Durban?
The average time taken to reach New York from Durban is 20 hours.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Durban to New York
For connecting flights
from Durban to New York, the major layover airports are at Johannesburg and London.
• When is the first flight from Durban to New York?
The first flight from Durban to New York leaves at 06:30 AM.
• When is the last flight from Durban to New York?
The last flight from Durban to New York is at 09:55 PM.
• What are the airport codes for Durban and New York?
The airport codes for Durban’s King Shaka International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport are DUR and JFK, respectively.
• What is the time difference between Durban and New York?
Durban is 6 hours ahead of New York.
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