The cheapest times to fly from GOM to JFK are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the week of February 5th)
  • November 5th 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 GOM to JFK is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $2049 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1150 for Wednesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Goma (GOM) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1378 to $1724 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1407. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1781. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $374 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1557 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GOM to JFK flight.

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

GOM to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GOM to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Goma. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into GOM. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Goma. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3061 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1514. Return trip prices are from the JFK to GOM 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 GOM 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 13 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Entebbe/Kampala (GOM > EBB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1246
  • Average savings: $311 (19.97%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Ethiopian, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6973 miles or 11222 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GOM to JFK flight is about 13 hour 32 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from GOM to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GOM
Origination airport name Goma Airport
City Goma
Country the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude -1.7
Longitude 29.2

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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