The cheapest times to fly from JFK to KSC are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th and October 1st)

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 JFK to KSC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1568 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $678 for Thursday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Košice

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Kosice (KSC) will usually cost between $697 to $1220 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $704. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1229. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $525 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $770 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to KSC flight.

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

JFK to KSC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to KSC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KSC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Košice, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $84 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $824. Return trip prices are from the KSC to JFK 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 JFK to KSC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from JFK to KSC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 27.27% less expensive than KSC
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: John Paul II – Balice Airport (KRK) in Krakow

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 15.45% less expensive than KSC
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to KRK flights

Destination alternative #3: Lviv International Airport (LWO) in Lviv

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 7.60% less expensive than KSC
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LWO flights

Destination alternative #4: Debrecen Airport (DEB) in Debrecen

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from KSC
  • Usually 1.43% less expensive than KSC
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to DEB flights


Flight Hacking JFK to KSC

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 JFK to KSC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Prague (JFK > PRG > KSC)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $49 (6.3%)

See JFK to PRG flights

Hack #2: Vienna (JFK > VIE > KSC)

  • Price for both tickets: $749
  • Average savings: $21 (2.73%)

See JFK to VIE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, CSA, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4391 miles or 7067 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to KSC flight is about 8 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from JFK to KSC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code KSC
Destination airport name Kosice International Airport
City Kosice
Country Slovakia
Latitude 48.7
Longitude 21.2


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