The cheapest times to fly from JFK to FOR are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of 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 FOR is early September. Prices can be as high as $3209 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $832 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fortaleza

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Fortaleza (FOR) will usually cost between $878 to $1469 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $906. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2008. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1102 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1029 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to FOR flight.

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

JFK to FOR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to FOR 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FOR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Thursdays 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 $62 (6%) 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 $1076. Return trip prices are from the FOR 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 FOR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to FOR

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 FOR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (JFK > MIA > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $739
  • Average savings: $290 (28.15%)

See JFK to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (JFK > MCO > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $832
  • Average savings: $197 (19.15%)

See JFK to MCO flights

Hack #3: Brasilia (JFK > BSB > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $196 (19.06%)

See JFK to BSB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, American, Avianca, Azul, Caribbean Airlines, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3790 miles or 6099 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to FOR flight is about 7 hour 48 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from JFK to FOR.


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 FOR
Destination airport name Pinto Martins International Airport
City Fortaleza
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.8
Longitude -38.5


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