The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SBZ are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the week of October 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 SBZ is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1670 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $741 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Sibiu

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Sibiu (SBZ) will usually cost between $743 to $1351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $746. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $697 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $953 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SBZ flight.

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

JFK to SBZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SBZ 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 $0.13, which is far below 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 to Sibiu, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (10%) 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 $929. Return trip prices are from the SBZ 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 SBZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 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 SBZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Henri Coanda Airport (OTP) in Bucharest

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SBZ
  • Usually 28.65% less expensive than SBZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to OTP flights

Destination alternative #2: Avram Iancu Airport (CLJ) in Cluj-Napoca

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from SBZ
  • Usually 26.97% less expensive than SBZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to CLJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Oradea Airport (OMR) in Oradea

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from SBZ
  • Usually 0.31% less expensive than SBZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See JFK to OMR flights


Flight Hacking JFK to SBZ

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 SBZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > SBZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $430 (45.07%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (JFK > CPH > SBZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $306 (32.06%)

See JFK to CPH flights

Hack #3: Mulhouse (JFK > BSL > SBZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $715
  • Average savings: $239 (25.03%)

See JFK to BSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4613 miles or 7424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SBZ flight is about 9 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from JFK to SBZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSBZ
Destination airport nameSibiu Airport


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