The cheapest times to fly from JFK to IDA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • March 26th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 IDA is late April. Prices can be as high as $1240 for Sunday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $346 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Idaho Falls

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Idaho Falls, ID (IDA) will usually cost between $370 to $888 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $405. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $877. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $472 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $525 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to IDA flight.

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

JFK to IDA Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $222 (33%) 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 $449. Return trip prices are from the IDA 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 IDA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 30 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 IDA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) in Jackson, WY

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 12.11% less expensive than IDA
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to JAC flights

Destination alternative #2: Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) in Pocatello, ID

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 6.96% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to PIH flights

Destination alternative #3: Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN) in Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 6.39% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to SUN flights

Destination alternative #4: Joslin Field – Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF) in Twin Falls, ID

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 4.29% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to TWF flights


Flight Hacking JFK to IDA

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 IDA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (JFK > SLC > IDA)

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $2 (0.29%)

See JFK to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Idaho Falls Regional Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1956 miles or 3148 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to IDA flight is about 4 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Idaho Falls, ID?

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


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 IDA
Destination airport name Idaho Falls Regional Airport
City Idaho Falls, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -112.1


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