The cheapest times to fly from JFK to NSI are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th 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 NSI is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1735 for Wednesday flights during mid August, or as low as $761 for Monday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Yaounde

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Yaounde (NSI) will usually cost between $832 to $1498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $876. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1449. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $573 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1065 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to NSI flight.

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

JFK to NSI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to NSI flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Yaounde, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $239 (16%) 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 $1022. Return trip prices are from the NSI 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 NSI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 26 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 NSI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Douala Airport (DLA) in Douala

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from NSI
  • Usually 15.54% less expensive than NSI
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to DLA flights


Flight Hacking JFK to NSI

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 NSI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (JFK > CDG > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $831
  • Average savings: $235 (22.02%)

See JFK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5805 miles or 9342 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to NSI flight is about 11 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from JFK to NSI.


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 NSI
Destination airport name Yaounde Nsimalen Airport
City Yaounde
Country Cameroon
Latitude 3.7
Longitude 11.6


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