The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BBA are

  • January 8th to June 24th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 12th, April 30th, and May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 2nd
  • November 12th to December 2nd

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 BBA is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $2070 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1063 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Balmaceda

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Balmaceda (BBA) will usually cost between $1195 to $1401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1198. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1554. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $355 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BBA flight.

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

JFK to BBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BBA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Balmaceda, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $77 (6%) 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 $1222. Return trip prices are from the BBA 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 BBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to BBA

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 BBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Santiago (JFK > SCL > BBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $331 (26.59%)

See JFK to SCL flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (JFK > ORD > BBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1189
  • Average savings: $56 (4.5%)

See JFK to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5981 miles or 9625 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BBA flight is about 11 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from JFK to BBA.


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 BBA
Destination airport name Balmaceda Airport
City Balmaceda
Country Chile
Latitude -45.9
Longitude -71.7


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