The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LVI are

  • January 8th to May 27th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 LVI is late January. Prices can be as high as $2706 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $904 for Friday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Livingstone

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Livingstone (LVI) will usually cost between $972 to $2166 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $966. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2268. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1133 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LVI flight.

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

JFK to LVI Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LVI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays 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 $232 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1175. Return trip prices are from the LVI 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 LVI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to LVI

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 LVI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (JFK > JNB > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1065
  • Average savings: $69 (6.05%)

See JFK to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7505 miles or 12078 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LVI flight is about 14 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from JFK to LVI.


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 LVI
Destination airport name Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport
City Livingstone
Country Zambia
Latitude -17.8
Longitude 25.8


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