The cheapest times to fly from AUH to JFK are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • September 3rd 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 AUH to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1440 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $831 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $887 to $1186 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 $848. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1255. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $407 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1026 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUH to JFK flight.

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

AUH to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUH to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Abu Dhabi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AUH. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Abu Dhabi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $47 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1006. Return trip prices are from the JFK to AUH 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 AUH 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 19 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Istanbul (AUH > IST > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $882
  • Average savings: $144 (14.04%)

See AUH to CDG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $929
  • Average savings: $97 (9.46%)

See AUH to IST flights

Hack #3: Moscow (AUH > DME > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $929
  • Average savings: $97 (9.46%)

See AUH to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6853 miles or 11029 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUH to JFK flight is about 13 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Abu Dhabi and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from AUH to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUH
Origination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7

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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