The cheapest times to fly from JFK to HFE are

  • February 19th to April 22nd
  • August 20th 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 HFE is early September. Prices can be as high as $1627 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $480 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Hefei

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Hefei (HFE) will usually cost between $570 to $1227 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 $543. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1421. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $878 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $930 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to HFE flight.

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

JFK to HFE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to HFE 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 $0.08, 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 $163 (17%) 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 $860. Return trip prices are from the HFE 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 HFE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 15 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 HFE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lukou Airport (NKG) in Nanjing

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from HFE
  • Usually 18.13% less expensive than HFE
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to NKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, EVA Air, Hainan, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7370 miles or 11861 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to HFE flight is about 14 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from JFK to HFE.


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 HFE
Destination airport name Xinqiao Airport
City Hefei
Country China
Latitude 32
Longitude 117


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