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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to PBI are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the week of August 20th)

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 PBI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $731 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $131 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to West Palm Beach

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) will usually cost between $168 to $471 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $238 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to PBI flight.

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

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JFK to PBI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to PBI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PBI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. 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 $94 (30%) 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 $220. Return trip prices are from the PBI to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to PBI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 50 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from JFK to PBI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from PBI
  • Usually 5.04% less expensive than PBI
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from PBI
  • Usually 3.57% less expensive than PBI
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1030 miles or 1658 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to PBI flight is about 2 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from JFK to PBI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

Return Airport

Destination codePBI
Destination airport namePalm Beach International Airport
CityWest Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude26.7
Longitude-80.1

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from JFK to PBI tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PBI heading for JFK about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 7 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 31 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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