The cheapest times to fly from JFK to GAN are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 5th, March 26th, and April 9th)
  • August 27th 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 GAN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2510 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $1162 for Friday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Gan

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Gan Island (GAN) will usually cost between $1200 to $2222 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1187. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2282. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1096 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1551 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to GAN flight.

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

JFK to GAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to GAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GAN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Gan, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $282 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1359. Return trip prices are from the GAN 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 GAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to GAN

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 GAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Colombo (JFK > CMB > GAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1148
  • Average savings: $403 (25.96%)

See JFK to CMB flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (JFK > IAD > GAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1532
  • Average savings: $19 (1.23%)

See JFK to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, American, British Airways, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, SriLankan, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8985 miles or 14460 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to GAN flight is about 17 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Gan Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from JFK to GAN.


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 GAN
Destination airport name Gan Island Airport
City Gan Island
Country the Maldives
Latitude -0.7
Longitude 73.2


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