The cheapest times to fly from ITO to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 ITO to JFK is early September. Prices can be as high as $1759 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $648 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Hilo, HI (ITO) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $711 to $1278 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $694. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1312. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $902 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITO to JFK flight.

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

ITO to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITO to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hilo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $191 (18%) 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 $859. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ITO 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 ITO 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 9 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ITO 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 ITO to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kahului, HI (ITO > OGG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $820
  • Average savings: $81 (9.01%)

See ITO to OGG flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (ITO > HNL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $68 (7.49%)

See ITO to HNL flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (ITO > SFO > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $844
  • Average savings: $58 (6.43%)

See ITO to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4894 miles or 7876 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITO to JFK flight is about 9 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Hilo, HI and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from ITO to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ITO
Origination airport name Hilo International Airport
City Hilo, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -155

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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