The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LXA are

  • February 19th to May 6th
  • August 20th to September 23rd
  • 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 LXA is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1915 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $955 for Saturday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Lhasa

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Lhasa (LXA) will usually cost between $1035 to $1685 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 $1105. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1786. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $680 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1340 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LXA flight.

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

JFK to LXA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LXA 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LXA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Fridays 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 $143 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1275. Return trip prices are from the LXA 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 LXA 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 LXA

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 LXA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chongqing (JFK > CKG > LXA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1303
  • Average savings: $38 (2.8%)

See JFK to CKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gonggar 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 LXA?

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from JFK to LXA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLXA
Destination airport nameGonggar Airport


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