The cheapest times to fly from JFK to CME are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 26th)
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 10th to October 7th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 CME is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1210 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $543 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Ciudad del Carmen

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Ciudad del Carmen (CME) will usually cost between $544 to $765 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $543. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $990. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $447 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $572 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to CME flight.

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

JFK to CME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to CME 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CME, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. 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 $76 (12%) 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 $582. Return trip prices are from the CME 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 CME can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to CME

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 CME — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $439
  • Average savings: $134 (23.34%)

See JFK to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1857 miles or 2989 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to CME flight is about 4 hour 19 minutes.

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

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


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 CME
Destination airport name Ciudad del Carmen International Airport
City Ciudad del Carmen
Country Mexico
Latitude 18.7
Longitude -91.8


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