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The cheapest times to fly from MEM to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and 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 MEM to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $619 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $253 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $257 to $417 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $396. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $304 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to JFK flight.

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

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MEM to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEM. 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 $97 (26%) 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 $277. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MEM 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 2 hour 43 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 MEM to JFK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 18.75% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEM to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 8.06% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEM to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 5.43% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEM to PHL flights

Destination alternative #4: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 3.78% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to HPN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 963 miles or 1550 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to JFK flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from MEM to JFK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MEM
Origination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90

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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