The cheapest times to fly from GAN to JFK are

  • January 29th to May 6th
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 GAN to JFK is mid October. Prices can be as high as $3674 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1734 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Gan Island (GAN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $2205 to $3264 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $2133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $3264. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1131 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2857 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GAN to JFK flight.

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

GAN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GAN to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Gan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into GAN. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Gan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $282 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2573. Return trip prices are from the JFK to GAN 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 GAN to JFK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Colombo (GAN > CMB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $1583 (55.41%)

See GAN to IAD flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (GAN > IAD > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1533
  • Average savings: $1325 (46.36%)

See GAN to CMB flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (GAN > ORD > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1665
  • Average savings: $1193 (41.74%)

See GAN to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Saudia, SriLankan, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Gan Island Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8985 miles or 14460 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GAN to JFK flight is about 17 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Gan Island and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from GAN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GAN
Origination airport name Gan Island Airport
City Gan Island
Country the Maldives
Latitude -0.7
Longitude 73.2

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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