The cheapest times to fly from BJL to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 29th 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 BJL to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $2727 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1079 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Banjul (BJL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1092 to $1584 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 $1145. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1625. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $480 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BJL to JFK flight.

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

BJL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BJL to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Banjul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BJL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Banjul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $138 (11%) 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 $1187. Return trip prices are from the JFK to BJL 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 BJL 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 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (BJL > BCN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $421 (33.47%)

See BJL to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (BJL > LGW > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $978
  • Average savings: $281 (22.3%)

See BJL to BCN flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (BJL > AMS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $185 (14.71%)

See BJL to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Southwest, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3907 miles or 6288 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BJL to JFK flight is about 8 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from BJL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BJL
Origination airport name Banjul International Airport
City Banjul
Country The Gambia
Latitude 13.3
Longitude -16.7

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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