The cheapest times to fly from NRT to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 NRT to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $1709 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $719 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Tokyo (NRT) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $765 to $1202 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 $735. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1426. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $691 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $971 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NRT to JFK flight.

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

NRT to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NRT to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tokyo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Tokyo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (11%) 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 $925. Return trip prices are from the JFK to NRT 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 NRT to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking NRT to JFK

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 NRT to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (NRT > ICN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $963
  • Average savings: $8 (0.77%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 47 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Busan, Air China, Air France, Air India, Air Seoul, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EASTAR JET, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Express, Iberia, JAL, Jeju Air, JetBlue, Jetstar, Jin Air, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, T’Way Air, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai AirAsia X, Turkish Airlines, United, VietJet Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6728 miles or 10828 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NRT to JFK flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 103 available flights from NRT to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NRT
Origination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4

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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