The cheapest times to fly from JFK to NGS are

  • January 8th to April 15th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 NGS is late September. Prices can be as high as $2654 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1113 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Nagasaki

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Nagasaki (NGS) will usually cost between $1157 to $2454 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 $1149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1376 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1251 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to NGS flight.

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

JFK to NGS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to NGS 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $211 (13%) 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 $1338. Return trip prices are from the NGS 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 NGS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 49 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 NGS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fukuoka Airport (FUK) in Fukuoka

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 23.42% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to FUK flights

Destination alternative #2: Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) in Kagoshima

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 3.04% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to KOJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Yamaguchi Ube Airport (UBJ) in Ube

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to UBJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Oita Airport (OIT) in Oita

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 0.04% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to OIT flights


Flight Hacking JFK to NGS

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 NGS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (JFK > KIX > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $323 (25.82%)

See JFK to KIX flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (JFK > NRT > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1007
  • Average savings: $244 (19.5%)

See JFK to NRT flights

Hack #3: Philadelphia, PA (JFK > PHL > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1143
  • Average savings: $109 (8.67%)

See JFK to PHL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, British Airways, China Eastern, Hawaiian, JAL, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7133 miles or 11479 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to NGS flight is about 13 hour 49 minutes.

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

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


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 NGS
Destination airport name Nagasaki Airport
City Nagasaki
Country Japan
Latitude 32.9
Longitude 129.9


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