The cheapest times to fly from LOS to JFK are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 19th, March 26th, April 2nd, and April 16th)
  • September 10th to November 25th

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 LOS to JFK is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1389 for Sunday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $777 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Lagos (LOS) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $805 to $1163 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 $839. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1245. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $871 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LOS to JFK flight.

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

LOS to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LOS to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lagos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LOS. 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 $67 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $881. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LOS 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 LOS to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 25 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Italy, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5246 miles or 8443 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LOS to JFK flight is about 10 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 107 available flights from LOS to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LOS
Origination airport name Murtala Muhammed Airport
City Lagos
Country Nigeria
Latitude 6.6
Longitude 3.3

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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