The cheapest times to fly from JFK to GRU are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • August 27th 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 GRU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1412 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $763 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) will usually cost between $888 to $1206 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $853. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1279. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $937 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to GRU flight.

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

JFK to GRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to GRU 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $65 (7%) 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 $956. Return trip prices are from the GRU 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 GRU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to GRU

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 GRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brasilia (JFK > BSB > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $721
  • Average savings: $217 (23.11%)

See JFK to BSB flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (JFK > BOS > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $97 (10.35%)

See JFK to BOS flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (JFK > MIA > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $39 (4.11%)

See JFK to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Europa, American, Avianca, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, El Al, Gol, Iberia, JetBlue, Korean Air, LATAM, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4761 miles or 7662 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to GRU flight is about 9 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from JFK to GRU.


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 GRU
Destination airport name Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.4
Longitude -46.5


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