The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LBA are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th, October 29th, and November 19th)

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 LBA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $890 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $560 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Leeds

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Leeds/Bradford (LBA) will usually cost between $562 to $802 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $562. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $789. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $620 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LBA flight.

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

JFK to LBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LBA 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $47 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $631. Return trip prices are from the LBA 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 LBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 0 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 LBA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from LBA
  • Usually 12.50% less expensive than LBA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to MAN flights


Flight Hacking JFK to LBA

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 LBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (JFK > LHR > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $472
  • Average savings: $148 (23.87%)

See JFK to LHR flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (JFK > AMS > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $90 (14.52%)

See JFK to AMS flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $539
  • Average savings: $82 (13.15%)

See JFK to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3346 miles or 5385 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LBA flight is about 7 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Leeds/Bradford?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from JFK to LBA.


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 LBA
Destination airport name Leeds Bradford Airport
City Leeds/Bradford
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.9
Longitude -1.7


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