The cheapest times to fly from CGK to JFK are

  • May 28th to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • August 27th to January 28th (except the weeks of December 10th and January 1st)

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 CGK to JFK is late October. Prices can be as high as $1569 for Friday flights during mid May, or as low as $753 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Jakarta (CGK) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $845 to $1307 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $818. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $1247. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $429 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1006 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGK to JFK flight.

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

CGK to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGK to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Jakarta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CGK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Jakarta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (11%) 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 $966. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CGK 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 CGK 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 19 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (CGK > KUL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $898
  • Average savings: $108 (10.74%)

See CGK to PEN flights

Hack #2: Bayan Lepas (CGK > PEN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $100 (9.94%)

See CGK to KUL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (CGK > SIN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $96 (9.54%)

See CGK to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10050 miles or 16174 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGK to JFK flight is about 19 hour 4 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from CGK to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCGK
Origination airport nameSoekarno-Hatta International Airport

Return Airport

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


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