The cheapest times to fly from ALA to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • September 10th to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ALA to JFK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $980 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $669 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Almaty (ALA) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $671 to $886 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $673. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $912. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $239 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $718 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALA to JFK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ALA to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ALA to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALA to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Almaty. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ALA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $730. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ALA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ALA to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ALA to JFK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ALA to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (ALA > SVO > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $700
  • Average savings: $19 (2.58%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALA to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, Asiana, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Almaty Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6354 miles or 10226 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALA to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALA to JFK flight is about 12 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Almaty and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ALA to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALA
Origination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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