The cheapest times to fly from CEN to JFK are

  • January 8th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 2nd and May 14th)
  • September 3rd to October 14th

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 CEN to JFK is late September. Prices can be as high as $1517 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $556 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Ciudad Obregon (CEN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $579 to $835 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $579. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1071. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $492 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $624 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CEN to JFK flight.

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

CEN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CEN to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ciudad Obregón. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $104 (14%) 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 $626. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CEN 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 CEN 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 5 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (CEN > MEX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $456
  • Average savings: $168 (26.92%)

See CEN to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (CEN > GDL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $520
  • Average savings: $105 (16.75%)

See CEN to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Delta, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2238 miles or 3602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CEN to JFK flight is about 5 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Ciudad Obregon and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CEN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CEN
Origination airport name Ciudad Obregon International Airport
City Ciudad Obregon
Country Mexico
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -109.8

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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