The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SCL are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 3rd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 27th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SCL is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1590 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $629 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $733 to $1158 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $720. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1367. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $647 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $850 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SCL flight.

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

JFK to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SCL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays 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 $61 (6%) 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 $871. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (JFK > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $132 (15.47%)

See JFK to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, InterJet, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5118 miles or 8237 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SCL flight is about 10 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from JFK to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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