The cheapest times to fly from JFK to NHV are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 27th to September 30th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • November 26th 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 NHV is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4574 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1903 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Nuku Hiva

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Nuku Hiva (NHV) will usually cost between $1910 to $3651 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 $1920. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3551. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1631 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to NHV flight.

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

JFK to NHV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to NHV 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NHV, and Tuesday 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 $506 (14%) 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 $2380. Return trip prices are from the NHV 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 NHV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to NHV

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 NHV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (JFK > LAX > NHV)

  • Price for both tickets: $2027
  • Average savings: $552 (21.39%)

See JFK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nuku Hiva Fr.Poly. Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5417 miles or 8718 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to NHV flight is about 10 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Nuku Hiva?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from JFK to NHV.


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 NHV
Destination airport name Nuku Hiva Fr.Poly. Airport
City Nuku Hiva
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -8.8
Longitude -140.2


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