The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SCO are

  • March 19th to July 15th
  • July 30th to September 23rd

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 SCO is early April. Prices can be as high as $6471 for Monday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $753 for Wednesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $783 to $5338 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $2196. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $3607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1410 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3637 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SCO flight.

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

JFK to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SCO 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 $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $4255 (81%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $891. Return trip prices are from the SCO 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 SCO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to SCO

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 SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Astana (JFK > TSE > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $951
  • Average savings: $2686 (73.85%)

See JFK to TSE flights

Hack #2: London (JFK > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $2680 (73.7%)

See JFK to LHR flights

Hack #3: St. Petersburg (JFK > LED > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $962
  • Average savings: $2675 (73.55%)

See JFK to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5667 miles or 9120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SCO flight is about 11 hour 11 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from JFK to SCO.


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 SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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