The cheapest times to fly from JFK to AUH are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 10th 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 JFK to AUH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1371 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $715 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $765 to $1158 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $755. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1242. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $486 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $849 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to AUH flight.

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

JFK to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to AUH 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $47 (4%) 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 $872. Return trip prices are from the AUH 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 AUH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 19 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from JFK to AUH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 7.89% less expensive than AUH
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to DXB flights

Destination alternative #2: Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) in Jebel Ali

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 3.77% less expensive than AUH
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to DWC flights


Flight Hacking JFK to AUH

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 AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $726
  • Average savings: $124 (14.55%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $84 (9.84%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (JFK > LHR > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $774
  • Average savings: $76 (8.89%)

See JFK to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6853 miles or 11029 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to AUH flight is about 13 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from JFK to AUH.


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 AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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