The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BJL are

  • January 1st to May 13th
  • October 22nd 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 BJL is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1834 for Tuesday flights during mid August, or as low as $893 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Banjul

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Banjul (BJL) will usually cost between $977 to $1585 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1059. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1562. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $503 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1144 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BJL flight.

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

JFK to BJL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BJL 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BJL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Banjul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $138 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1116. Return trip prices are from the BJL 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 BJL 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 1 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 BJL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) in Dakar Thies

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from BJL
  • Usually 14.21% less expensive than BJL
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to DSS flights


Flight Hacking JFK to BJL

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 BJL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $844
  • Average savings: $300 (26.24%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (JFK > LGW > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $283 (24.75%)

See JFK to LGW flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (JFK > AMS > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1078
  • Average savings: $66 (5.73%)

See JFK to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, COPA, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3907 miles or 6288 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BJL flight is about 8 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from JFK to BJL.


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 BJL
Destination airport name Banjul International Airport
City Banjul
Country The Gambia
Latitude 13.3
Longitude -16.7


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