The cheapest times to fly from ABV to JFK are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 ABV to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $2049 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1045 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Abuja (ABV) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1102 to $1611 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 $1100. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1778. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $679 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1285 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABV to JFK flight.

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

ABV to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABV to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Abuja. 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 Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ABV. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Abuja. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (6%) 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 $1280. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ABV 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 ABV 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 10 hour 36 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 ABV to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABV to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: London (ABV > LHR > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $204 (15.88%)

See ABV to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (ABV > CDG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1115
  • Average savings: $170 (13.23%)

See ABV to LHR flights

Hack #3: Cairo (ABV > CAI > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1217
  • Average savings: $68 (5.29%)

See ABV to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5345 miles or 8602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABV to JFK flight is about 10 hour 36 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from ABV to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ABV
Origination airport name Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
City Abuja
Country Nigeria
Latitude 9
Longitude 7.3

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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