The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BFS are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • September 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 BFS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $15400 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $438 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Belfast

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Belfast (BFS) will usually cost between $439 to $15200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $15350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $14912 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $521 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BFS flight.

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

JFK to BFS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BFS 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 $2535 (48%) 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 $534. Return trip prices are from the BFS 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 BFS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 40 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 BFS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 0.96% less expensive than BFS
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to DUB flights


Flight Hacking JFK to BFS

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 BFS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (JFK > LGW > BFS)

  • Price for both tickets: $426
  • Average savings: $95 (18.25%)

See JFK to LGW flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (JFK > AMS > BFS)

  • Price for both tickets: $511
  • Average savings: $10 (1.83%)

See JFK to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Delta, easyJet, KLM, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Thomas Cook Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3155 miles or 5077 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BFS flight is about 6 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from JFK to BFS.


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 BFS
Destination airport name Belfast Aldergrove Airport
City Belfast
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 54.7
Longitude -6.2


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