The cheapest times to fly from JFK to GLA are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • September 3rd to December 16th

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 GLA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1005 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $395 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Glasgow

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Glasgow (GLA) will usually cost between $439 to $884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $439. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $893. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $454 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to GLA flight.

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

JFK to GLA Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GLA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays 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 $57 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $597. Return trip prices are from the GLA 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 GLA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 45 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from JFK to GLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 17.52% less expensive than GLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to INV flights

Destination alternative #2: Belfast Aldergrove Airport (BFS) in Belfast

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 16.32% less expensive than GLA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to BFS flights


Flight Hacking JFK to GLA

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 GLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (JFK > LGW > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $433
  • Average savings: $190 (30.47%)

See JFK to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (JFK > LHR > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $462
  • Average savings: $161 (25.8%)

See JFK to LHR flights

Hack #3: Paris (JFK > CDG > GLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $533
  • Average savings: $90 (14.39%)

See JFK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Loganair, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3207 miles or 5161 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to GLA flight is about 6 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from JFK to GLA.


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 GLA
Destination airport name Glasgow Airport
City Glasgow
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 55.9
Longitude -4.4


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