The cheapest times to fly from BHB to JFK are

  • September 3rd to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)

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 BHB to JFK is early December. Prices can be as high as $960 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $332 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Bar Harbor, ME (BHB) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $351 to $771 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $856. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $512 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $569 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHB to JFK flight.

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

BHB to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHB to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bar Harbor. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.93, which is above 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 BHB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Bar Harbor. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $38 (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 $525. Return trip prices are from the JFK to BHB 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 BHB 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 1 hour 40 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 BHB to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 21.09% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHB to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 6.85% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHB to LGA flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (BHB > BOS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $96 (16.87%)

See BHB to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cape Air, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 381 miles or 613 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHB to JFK flight is about 1 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Bar Harbor, ME and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from BHB to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHB
Origination airport name Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
City Bar Harbor, ME
Country the United States
Latitude 44.4
Longitude -68.4

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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