The cheapest times to fly from JFK to CEN are

  • January 8th to June 17th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
  • early August

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 CEN is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1865 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $558 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Ciudad Obregón

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Ciudad Obregon (CEN) will usually cost between $624 to $949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $591. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1369. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $778 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $628 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to CEN flight.

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

JFK to CEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to CEN 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 $0.17, which is 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 $104 (14%) 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 $645. Return trip prices are from the CEN 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 CEN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 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 CEN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Ignacio P. Garcia International Airport (HMO) in Hermosillo

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from CEN
  • Usually 22.13% less expensive than CEN
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to HMO flights


Flight Hacking JFK to CEN

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 CEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (JFK > MEX > CEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $465
  • Average savings: $163 (25.96%)

See JFK to MEX flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (JFK > GDL > CEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $102 (16.16%)

See JFK to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Delta, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2238 miles or 3602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to CEN flight is about 5 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Ciudad Obregon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from JFK to CEN.


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 CEN
Destination airport name Ciudad Obregon International Airport
City Ciudad Obregon
Country Mexico
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -109.8


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