The cheapest times to fly from JFK to COO are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the week of March 26th)
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 COO is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $3100 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $913 for Saturday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Cotonou

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Cotonou (COO) will usually cost between $934 to $1440 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 $964. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1467. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $503 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1021 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to COO flight.

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

JFK to COO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to COO 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Cotonou, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $187 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1024. Return trip prices are from the COO 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 COO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 21 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 COO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) in Lagos

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from COO
  • Usually 17.43% less expensive than COO
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to LOS flights

Destination alternative #2: Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport (LFW) in Lome

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from COO
  • Usually 12.54% less expensive than COO
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LFW flights


Flight Hacking JFK to COO

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 COO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $883
  • Average savings: $138 (13.52%)

See JFK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Card Bernardin Gadin de Cadjehoun International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5207 miles or 8380 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to COO flight is about 10 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from JFK to COO.


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 COO
Destination airport name Card Bernardin Gadin de Cadjehoun International Airport
City Cotonou
Country Benin
Latitude 6.4
Longitude 2.4


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