The cheapest times to fly from PBI to JFK are
- January 8th to February 4th
- May 21st to June 10th
- August 6th to November 18th
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 PBI to JFK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $704 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $131 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $166 to $422 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $162. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $416. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PBI to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PBI to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PBI to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from West Palm Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PBI. 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 $94 (30%) 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 PBI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PBI to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 50 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PBI to JFK while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
- Usually 10.68% less expensive than JFK
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PBI to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Palm Beach International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1030 miles or 1658 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PBI to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PBI to JFK flight is about 2 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from PBI to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Palm Beach International Airport|
|City||West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PBI to JFK tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 32% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for PBI about 36 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 27 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 41 minutes late
- JetBlue: 31 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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