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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LEX are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 27th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 LEX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $619 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $186 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Lexington

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Lexington, KY (LEX) will usually cost between $191 to $401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $387. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $251 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LEX flight.

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

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JFK to LEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LEX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, 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 $147 (42%) 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 $205. Return trip prices are from the LEX 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 LEX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 4 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 LEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 14.94% less expensive than LEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 12.35% less expensive than LEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 0.60% less expensive than LEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to SDF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 605 miles or 974 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LEX flight is about 2 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Lexington, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from JFK to LEX.

 

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 codeLEX
Destination airport nameBlue Grass Airport
CityLexington, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38
Longitude-84.6

 

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