The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BGY are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • August 27th to October 21st
  • November 5th 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 BGY is mid March. Prices can be as high as $3258 for Saturday flights during mid January, or as low as $469 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Bergamo (BGY) will usually cost between $469 to $1081 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $469. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $1200. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $731 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $563 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BGY flight.

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

JFK to BGY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BGY 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 $0.09, 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 Milan, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $117 (15%) 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 $592. Return trip prices are from the BGY 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 BGY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 14 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 BGY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 15.72% less expensive than BGY
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to MXP flights

Destination alternative #2: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 14.39% less expensive than BGY
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #3: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 11.81% less expensive than BGY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LIN flights


Flight Hacking JFK to BGY

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 BGY — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $413
  • Average savings: $150 (26.64%)

See JFK to MAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $437
  • Average savings: $127 (22.47%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: Rome (JFK > FCO > BGY)

  • Price for both tickets: $538
  • Average savings: $25 (4.44%)

See JFK to FCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Ukraine International, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4025 miles or 6478 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BGY flight is about 8 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from JFK to BGY.


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 BGY
Destination airport name Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport
City Bergamo
Country Italy
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 9.7


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.