The cheapest times to fly from HAM to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 10th (except the week of May 14th)
  • September 10th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 HAM to JFK is early June. Prices can be as high as $979 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $354 for Monday flights around early June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Hamburg (HAM) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $388 to $813 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $377. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $854. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $477 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $445 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HAM to JFK flight.

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

HAM to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HAM to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hamburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into HAM. Fridays 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 $66 (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 $470. Return trip prices are from the JFK to HAM 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 HAM 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 7 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from HAM to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 0.34% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See HAM to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: Oslo (HAM > OSL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $413
  • Average savings: $32 (7.09%)

See HAM to BRU flights

Hack #2: Brussels (HAM > BRU > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $430
  • Average savings: $15 (3.37%)

See HAM to OSL flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (HAM > ARN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $432
  • Average savings: $13 (2.81%)

See HAM to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3801 miles or 6117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HAM to JFK flight is about 7 hour 49 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from HAM to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHAM
Origination airport nameHamburg Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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