The cheapest times to fly from DEL to JFK are

  • January 22nd to May 20th (except the week of April 16th)
  • June 4th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 29th)

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 DEL to JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1225 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $775 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $808 to $1083 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $822. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1137. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to JFK flight.

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

DEL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 DEL. 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 $45 (5%) 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 $876. Return trip prices are from the JFK to DEL 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 DEL to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 8 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Moscow (DEL > DME > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $111 (12.69%)

See DEL to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (DEL > SVO > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $83 (9.43%)

See DEL to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 40 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7303 miles or 11753 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to JFK flight is about 14 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from DEL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEL
Origination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1

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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