The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MRS are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd 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 MRS is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1066 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $433 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Marseille

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Marseille (MRS) will usually cost between $451 to $919 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $457. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $936. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $479 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $617 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MRS flight.

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

JFK to MRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to MRS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less 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 depart and return on this flight. 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 $75 (11%) 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 $613. Return trip prices are from the MRS 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 MRS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 60 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 MRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nice Cote D Azur Airport (NCE) in Nice

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from MRS
  • Usually 6.89% less expensive than MRS
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to NCE flights


Flight Hacking JFK to MRS

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 MRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > MRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $427
  • Average savings: $190 (30.82%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #2: Madrid (JFK > MAD > MRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $431
  • Average savings: $186 (30.09%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #3: London (JFK > LHR > MRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $144 (23.36%)

See JFK to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3898 miles or 6273 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MRS flight is about 7 hour 60 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from JFK to MRS.


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 MRS
Destination airport name Marseille Provence Airport
City Marseille
Country France
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 5.2


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