The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SCY are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 5th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 9th and April 30th)
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 SCY is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1515 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $753 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to San Cristóbal Island

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to San Cristobal (SCY) will usually cost between $784 to $1368 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 $803. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1362. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $559 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SCY flight.

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

JFK to SCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SCY flight is cheaper than 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $203 (15%) 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 $928. Return trip prices are from the SCY 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 SCY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 27 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 SCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltra Airport (GPS) in Galapagos Islands

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from SCY
  • Usually 4.35% less expensive than SCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to GPS flights


Flight Hacking JFK to SCY

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 SCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guayaquil (JFK > GYE > SCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $189 (21.06%)

See JFK to GYE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3038 miles or 4889 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SCY flight is about 6 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and San Cristobal?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from JFK to SCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSCY
Destination airport nameSan Cristobal Airport
CitySan Cristobal


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