The cheapest times to fly from JFK to PIX are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of March 19th)
  • May 28th to July 15th

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 PIX is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $8719 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $717 for Saturday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Pico Island

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Pico Island (PIX) will usually cost between $933 to $5469 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1122. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3757. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3302 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to PIX flight.

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

JFK to PIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to PIX 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 $0.86, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Pico Island, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2631 (58%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1238. Return trip prices are from the PIX 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 PIX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 17 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 PIX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lajes Airport (TER) in Lajes

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from PIX
  • Usually 68.96% less expensive than PIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to TER flights

Destination alternative #2: Horta Airport (HOR) in Horta

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from PIX
  • Usually 58.06% less expensive than PIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to HOR flights


Flight Hacking JFK to PIX

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 PIX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $647
  • Average savings: $2655 (80.41%)

See JFK to LIS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (JFK > BOS > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $892
  • Average savings: $2411 (73%)

See JFK to BOS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (JFK > PDL > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $2203 (66.72%)

See JFK to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azores Airlines, Delta, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2391 miles or 3848 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to PIX flight is about 5 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Pico Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from JFK to PIX.


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 PIX
Destination airport name Pico Airport
City Pico Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.6
Longitude -28.4


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