The cheapest times to fly from SSA to JFK are

  • March 5th to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 10th 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 SSA to JFK is early March. Prices can be as high as $1696 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $688 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Salvador (SSA) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $760 to $1222 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $764. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1261. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $497 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $943 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SSA to JFK flight.

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

SSA to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SSA to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far 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 SSA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (7%) 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 $926. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SSA 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 SSA 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 8 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Fortaleza (SSA > FOR > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $758
  • Average savings: $186 (19.67%)

See SSA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SSA > MIA > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $122 (12.94%)

See SSA to FOR flights

Hack #3: Brasilia (SSA > BSB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $878
  • Average savings: $65 (6.89%)

See SSA to BSB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Europa, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4339 miles or 6983 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SSA to JFK flight is about 8 hour 48 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from SSA to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SSA
Origination airport name Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport
City Salvador
Country Brazil
Latitude -12.9
Longitude -38.3

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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