The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SDR are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • September 10th to November 25th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 SDR is early February. Prices can be as high as $1628 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $499 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Santander

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Santander (SDR) will usually cost between $508 to $967 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1013. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $482 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $584 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SDR flight.

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

JFK to SDR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SDR 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Santander, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (16%) 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 $593. Return trip prices are from the SDR 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 SDR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 15 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 SDR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bilbao Airport (BIO) in Bilbao

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from SDR
  • Usually 8.56% less expensive than SDR
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to BIO flights


Flight Hacking JFK to SDR

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 SDR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $377
  • Average savings: $207 (35.45%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > SDR)

  • Price for both tickets: $415
  • Average savings: $170 (29.02%)

See JFK to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3486 miles or 5610 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SDR flight is about 7 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from JFK to SDR.


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 SDR
Destination airport name Santander Airport
City Santander
Country Spain
Latitude 43.4
Longitude -3.8


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