The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BKO are

  • May 14th to July 1st
  • October 29th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th

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 BKO is early March. Prices can be as high as $1663 for Friday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $1192 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Bamako

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Bamako (BKO) will usually cost between $1193 to $1532 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1595. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $389 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1268 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BKO flight.

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

JFK to BKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BKO 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Bamako, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (2%) 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 $1273. Return trip prices are from the BKO 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 BKO 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 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to BKO

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 BKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (JFK > CDG > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $428 (33.75%)

See JFK to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (JFK > ORY > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $344 (27.09%)

See JFK to ORY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Corsair, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4394 miles or 7071 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BKO flight is about 8 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from JFK to BKO.


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 BKO
Destination airport name Modibo Keita Airport
City Bamako
Country Mali
Latitude 12.5
Longitude -7.9


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