The cheapest times to fly from IAD to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 16th to May 13th
- August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)
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 IAD to JFK is mid February. Prices can be as high as $412 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $129 for Tuesday flights around mid February.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $138 to $303 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $138. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $291. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $161 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAD to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $75 (34%) 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 $146. Return trip prices are from the JFK to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAD to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAD to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 228 miles or 367 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAD to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to JFK flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from IAD to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAD to JFK tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for IAD about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Endeavor: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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