The cheapest times to fly from JFK to MUC are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 MUC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $990 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $450 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Munich

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Munich (MUC) will usually cost between $460 to $889 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $461. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $903. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $442 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to MUC flight.

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

JFK to MUC Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MUC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Munich, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $67 (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 $592. Return trip prices are from the MUC 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 MUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to MUC

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 MUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $415
  • Average savings: $195 (31.94%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $449
  • Average savings: $161 (26.35%)

See JFK to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $477
  • Average savings: $133 (21.76%)

See JFK to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4026 miles or 6479 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to MUC flight is about 8 hour 14 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from JFK to MUC.


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 MUC
Destination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8


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