The cheapest times to fly from OWB to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • early December

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 OWB to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $747 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $338 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Owensboro, KY (OWB) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $338 to $623 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 $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $551. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $392 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OWB to JFK flight.

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

OWB to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OWB to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Owensboro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (27%) 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 $365. Return trip prices are from the JFK to OWB 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 OWB to JFK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 19 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 OWB to JFK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 16.35% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See OWB to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 12.39% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See OWB to BDL flights


Flight Hacking OWB 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 OWB to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Louis, MO (OWB > STL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $288
  • Average savings: $104 (26.44%)

See OWB to STL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Owensboro Daviess County Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 743 miles or 1196 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OWB to JFK flight is about 2 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Owensboro, KY and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from OWB to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OWB
Origination airport name Owensboro Daviess County Regional Airport
City Owensboro, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -87.2

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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