The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BSR are

  • January 22nd to May 13th (except the week of March 5th)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

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 BSR is early October. Prices can be as high as $1887 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $960 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Basrah

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Basra (BSR) will usually cost between $960 to $1837 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $990. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1798. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $809 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1040 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BSR flight.

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

JFK to BSR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to BSR flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $93 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1160. Return trip prices are from the BSR 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 BSR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 15 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 BSR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kuwait International Airport (KWI) in Kuwait

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from BSR
  • Usually 33.37% less expensive than BSR
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to KWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6256 miles or 10068 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BSR flight is about 12 hour 15 minutes.

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

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


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 BSR
Destination airport name Basrah International Airport
City Basra
Country Iraq
Latitude 30.5
Longitude 47.7


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