The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ALA are

  • January 15th to April 15th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of September 17th)

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 JFK to ALA is late October. Prices can be as high as $1235 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $738 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Almaty

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Almaty (ALA) will usually cost between $754 to $1103 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $752. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1134. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $798 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ALA flight.

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

JFK to ALA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to ALA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays 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 $36 (4%) 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 $842. Return trip prices are from the ALA to JFK 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 JFK to ALA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 25 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 JFK to ALA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manas Airport (FRU) in Bishkek

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from ALA
  • Usually 2.94% less expensive than ALA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to FRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Asiana, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6354 miles or 10226 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ALA flight is about 12 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from JFK to ALA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeALA
Destination airport nameAlmaty Airport


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