The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MDL are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 15th)

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 MDL is mid March. Prices can be as high as $2205 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1049 for Monday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Mandalay

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Mandalay (MDL) will usually cost between $1116 to $1977 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2062. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $908 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1293 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MDL flight.

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

JFK to MDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to MDL 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MDL, and Wednesday 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 $168 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1336. Return trip prices are from the MDL 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 MDL 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 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to MDL

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 MDL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $372 (28.77%)

See JFK to BKK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1034
  • Average savings: $260 (20.07%)

See JFK to CNX flights

Hack #3: Singapore (JFK > SIN > MDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $200 (15.47%)

See JFK to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8078 miles or 13000 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MDL flight is about 15 hour 31 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from JFK to MDL.


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 MDL
Destination airport name Mandalay International Airport
City Mandalay
Country Myanmar or Burma
Latitude 21.7
Longitude 96


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