The cheapest times to fly from JFK to CGH are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 6th to December 2nd

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 CGH is late October. Prices can be as high as $2750 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $1026 for Sunday flights around late October.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $1027 to $1252 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1027. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $605 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to CGH flight.

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

JFK to CGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to CGH 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to São Paulo, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1103. Return trip prices are from the CGH 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 CGH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 34 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 CGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 14.15% less expensive than CGH
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to GRU flights


Flight Hacking JFK to CGH

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 CGH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brasilia (JFK > BSB > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $370 (33.85%)

See JFK to BSB flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (JFK > MIA > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $970
  • Average savings: $122 (11.13%)

See JFK to MIA flights

Hack #3: Campo Grande (JFK > CGR > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1006
  • Average savings: $86 (7.83%)

See JFK to CGR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4769 miles or 7675 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to CGH flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from JFK to CGH.


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 CGH
Destination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7


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