The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LPQ are

  • January 29th to February 25th
  • March 12th to May 20th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 1st and November 5th)

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 LPQ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2258 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $993 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Luang Prabang

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Luang Phabang (LPQ) will usually cost between $1053 to $1893 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1087. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2029. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $942 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1350 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LPQ flight.

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

JFK to LPQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LPQ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LPQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Luang Prabang, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $143 (9%) 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 $1346. Return trip prices are from the LPQ 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 LPQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 49 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 LPQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wattay International Airport (VTE) in Vientiane

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from LPQ
  • Usually 7.63% less expensive than LPQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to VTE flights


Flight Hacking JFK to LPQ

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 LPQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (JFK > BKK > LPQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $951
  • Average savings: $399 (29.56%)

See JFK to BKK flights

Hack #2: Chiang Mai (JFK > CNX > LPQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1021
  • Average savings: $329 (24.37%)

See JFK to CNX flights

Hack #3: Hanoi (JFK > HAN > LPQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $322 (23.85%)

See JFK to HAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lao Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8244 miles or 13267 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LPQ flight is about 15 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Luang Phabang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from JFK to LPQ.


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 LPQ
Destination airport name Luang Phabang International Airport
City Luang Phabang
Country Laos
Latitude 19.9
Longitude 102.2


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