The cheapest times to fly from CGN to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 27th
  • October 22nd 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 CGN to JFK is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1063 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $471 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Cologne (CGN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $487 to $962 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $493. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1010. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $517 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $592 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGN to JFK flight.

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

CGN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGN to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cologne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below 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 CGN. Saturdays 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 $101 (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 $612. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CGN 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 CGN 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 7 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Milan (CGN > MXP > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $460
  • Average savings: $133 (22.38%)

See CGN to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (CGN > BCN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $475
  • Average savings: $118 (19.85%)

See CGN to MXP flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (CGN > CPH > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $478
  • Average savings: $115 (19.34%)

See CGN to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, JetBlue, Lufthansa, 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 Koeln Bonn Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3765 miles or 6059 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGN to JFK flight is about 7 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from CGN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGN
Origination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

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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