The cheapest times to fly from LYH to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 LYH to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $918 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $183 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Lynchburg, VA (LYH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $191 to $477 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $205. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $456. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $251 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYH to JFK flight.

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

LYH to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYH to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lynchburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $161 (41%) 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 $228. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LYH 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 LYH 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 1 hour 39 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 LYH to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 8.63% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LYH to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) in Providence, RI

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 6.29% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LYH to PVD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 370 miles or 595 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYH to JFK flight is about 1 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Lynchburg, VA and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from LYH to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LYH
Origination airport name Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport
City Lynchburg, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.3
Longitude -79.2

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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