The cheapest times to fly from JFK to OXB are

  • November 5th to May 27th (except the weeks of November 26th and April 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 OXB is early January. Prices can be as high as $3114 for Wednesday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1203 for Thursday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Bissau

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Bissau (OXB) will usually cost between $1258 to $2674 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $1286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1873. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1285 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to OXB flight.

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

JFK to OXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to OXB 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OXB, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Wednesdays 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 $665 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1304. Return trip prices are from the OXB 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 OXB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 13 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 OXB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Banjul International Airport (BJL) in Banjul

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from OXB
  • Usually 11.01% less expensive than OXB
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to BJL flights


Flight Hacking JFK to OXB

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 OXB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (JFK > LIS > OXB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1002
  • Average savings: $283 (22.02%)

See JFK to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4023 miles or 6474 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to OXB flight is about 8 hour 13 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from JFK to OXB.


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 OXB
Destination airport name Osvaldo Vieira Airport
City Bissau
Country Guinea-Bissau
Latitude 11.9
Longitude -15.7


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