The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ANC are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 20th 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 JFK to ANC is early September. Prices can be as high as $1773 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $479 to $810 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $476. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1108. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $632 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $550 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ANC flight.

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

JFK to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to ANC 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 $0.1, which is far 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 $64 (10%) 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 $570. Return trip prices are from the ANC 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 ANC 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 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to ANC

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 JFK to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (JFK > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $2 (0.36%)

See JFK to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3376 miles or 5433 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ANC flight is about 7 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from JFK to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


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