The cheapest times to fly from DRO to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 16th, and April 30th)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 1st, and October 8th)

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 DRO to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $1192 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $469 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $471 to $729 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $474. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $723. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $249 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $534 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to JFK flight.

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

DRO to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRO to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, 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 $106 (17%) 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 $515. Return trip prices are from the JFK to DRO 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 DRO 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 4 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (DRO > PHX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $7 (1.31%)

See DRO to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1830 miles or 2945 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to JFK flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Durango, CO and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from DRO to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DRO
Origination airport name Durango La Plata County Airport
City Durango, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -107.7

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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