The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ROC are
- July 30th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)
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 ROC is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $342 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $137 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Rochester
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Rochester, NY (ROC) will usually cost between $157 to $280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $268. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $114 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $180 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ROC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to ROC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to ROC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $39 (18%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $172. Return trip prices are from the ROC to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JFK to ROC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from JFK to ROC while comparing.
- 79 miles (127 km) away from ROC
- Usually 8.64% less expensive than ROC
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to ROC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Greater Rochester International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 263 miles or 423 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to ROC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ROC flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Rochester, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from JFK to ROC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Greater Rochester International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from JFK to ROC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 34% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ROC heading for JFK about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Rochester, NY is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- JetBlue: 16 minutes late
- Endeavor: 24 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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