The cheapest times to fly from CCU to JFK are

  • January 15th to April 15th (except the week of March 26th)
  • 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 CCU to JFK is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1367 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $939 for Wednesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kolkata (CCU) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $958 to $1223 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $970. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1279. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $309 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1043 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CCU to JFK flight.

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

CCU to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CCU to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kolkata. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CCU. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Kolkata. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $95 (9%) 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 $1031. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CCU 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 CCU 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 15 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Delhi (CCU > DEL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $59 (5.61%)

See CCU to BKK flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (CCU > BKK > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $32 (3.02%)

See CCU to DEL flights

Hack #3: Mumbai (CCU > BOM > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $32 (3.02%)

See CCU to BOM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, Biman, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7915 miles or 12738 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CCU to JFK flight is about 15 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from CCU to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCCU
Origination airport nameNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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