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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LEJ are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 15th 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 LEJ is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1692 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $658 for Monday flights around mid to late November.

 

When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $678 to $1409 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $699. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $731 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $927 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LEJ flight.

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

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JFK to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LEJ 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 $0.15, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Leipzig, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $125 (12%) 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 $885. Return trip prices are from the LEJ to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to LEJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 5 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 LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 41.72% less expensive than LEJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 36.91% less expensive than LEJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 34.43% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to SXF flights

Destination alternative #4: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 10.52% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #5: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 0.76% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to NUE flights

 

Flight Hacking JFK to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Zurich (JFK > ZRH > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $262 (28.22%)

See JFK to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (JFK > FRA > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $252 (27.2%)

See JFK to FRA flights

Hack #3: Palma Mallorca (JFK > PMI > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $245 (26.44%)

See JFK to PMI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Austrian, Delta, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Montenegro Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3950 miles or 6357 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LEJ flight is about 8 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from JFK to LEJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

Return Airport

Destination codeLEJ
Destination airport nameLeipzig Halle Airport
CityLeipzig
CountryGermany
Latitude51.4
Longitude12.2

 

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