The cheapest times to fly from JFK to KIV are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of April 16th)
  • October 8th 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 KIV is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1010 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $674 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Chisinau

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Kishinev (KIV) will usually cost between $680 to $879 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $682. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $900. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $218 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $690 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to KIV flight.

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

JFK to KIV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to KIV 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIV, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. 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 $30 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $733. Return trip prices are from the KIV 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 KIV can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 32 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 KIV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Odessa International Airport (ODS) in Odessa

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from KIV
  • Usually 11.88% less expensive than KIV
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to ODS flights


Flight Hacking JFK to KIV

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 KIV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $566
  • Average savings: $124 (17.97%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Paris (JFK > CDG > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $106 (15.29%)

See JFK to CDG flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $592
  • Average savings: $99 (14.28%)

See JFK to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air Italy, Air Moldova, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4752 miles or 7648 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to KIV flight is about 9 hour 32 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from JFK to KIV.


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 KIV
Destination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9


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