The cheapest times to fly from DIL to JFK are

  • March 5th to August 5th (except the weeks of March 26th, June 18th, and July 16th)
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 DIL to JFK is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $16700 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $9603 for Friday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Dili (DIL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $9603 to $10300 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $9616. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $11129. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1513 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $9653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DIL to JFK flight.

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

DIL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DIL to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Díli. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DIL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Díli. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $327 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $9651. Return trip prices are from the JFK to DIL 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 DIL to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Denpasar (DIL > DPS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1645
  • Average savings: $8008 (82.96%)

See DIL to DRW flights

Hack #2: Darwin (DIL > DRW > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1818
  • Average savings: $7836 (81.17%)

See DIL to DPS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $5244
  • Average savings: $4409 (45.67%)

See DIL to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9921 miles or 15966 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DIL to JFK flight is about 18 hour 50 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DIL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DIL
Origination airport name Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
City Dili
Country Timor-Leste
Latitude -8.5
Longitude 125.5

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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