The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MAR are

  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • July 16th to November 25th

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 MAR is late September. Prices can be as high as $3073 for Monday flights during mid December, or as low as $1269 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Maracaibo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Maracaibo (MAR) will usually cost between $1356 to $2930 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1335. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2819. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1484 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2211 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MAR flight.

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

JFK to MAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to MAR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.66, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $439 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2162. Return trip prices are from the MAR 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 MAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 44 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 MAR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo Airport (VUP) in Valledupar

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MAR
  • Usually 64.80% less expensive than MAR
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to VUP flights

Destination alternative #2: Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) in Riohacha

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MAR
  • Usually 63.63% less expensive than MAR
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to RCH flights


Flight Hacking JFK to MAR

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 MAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Aruba (JFK > AUA > MAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1094
  • Average savings: $1117 (50.51%)

See JFK to AUA flights

Hack #2: Panama City (JFK > PTY > MAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1221
  • Average savings: $990 (44.76%)

See JFK to PTY flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (JFK > MIA > MAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1573
  • Average savings: $638 (28.84%)

See JFK to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Caribbean Airlines, COPA, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from La Chinita International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2082 miles or 3351 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MAR flight is about 4 hour 44 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from JFK to MAR.


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 MAR
Destination airport name La Chinita International Airport
City Maracaibo
Country Venezuela
Latitude 10.6
Longitude -71.7


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