The cheapest times to fly from JFK to AOR are

  • February 5th to May 6th
  • July 16th to October 21st (except the week of July 23rd)

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 AOR is late September. Prices can be as high as $14200 for Thursday flights during late May, or as low as $1009 for Sunday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Alor Setar

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Alor Setar (AOR) will usually cost between $1049 to $13700 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1043. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $14200. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $13157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5230 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to AOR flight.

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

JFK to AOR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to AOR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AOR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Alor Setar, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $400 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5196. Return trip prices are from the AOR 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 AOR 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 30 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 AOR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from AOR
  • Usually 83.58% less expensive than AOR
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to PEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Langkawi International Airport (LGK) in Langkawi

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from AOR
  • Usually 80.13% less expensive than AOR
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LGK flights

Destination alternative #3: Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) in Hat Yai

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from AOR
  • Usually 76.06% less expensive than AOR
  • 2-layover flights available

See JFK to HDY flights


Flight Hacking JFK to AOR

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 AOR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (JFK > KUL > AOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $4474 (85.55%)

See JFK to KUL flights

Hack #2: Johor Bahru (JFK > JHB > AOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1208
  • Average savings: $4022 (76.9%)

See JFK to JHB flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (JFK > SFO > AOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $4422
  • Average savings: $808 (15.45%)

See JFK to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sultan Abdul Halim Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9178 miles or 14771 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to AOR flight is about 17 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Alor Setar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from JFK to AOR.


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 AOR
Destination airport name Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
City Alor Setar
Country Malaysia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude 100.4


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