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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SHO are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 1st to November 18th (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 SHO is early March. Prices can be as high as $3179 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1052 for Monday flights around early March.

 

When to Fly to Manzini

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Sokcho (SHO) will usually cost between $1057 to $2299 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1065. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2441. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1377 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1208 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SHO flight.

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

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JFK to SHO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SHO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Manzini, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $186 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1403. Return trip prices are from the SHO to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to SHO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 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 SHO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SHO
  • Usually 26.58% less expensive than SHO
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to ICN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gimpo International Airport (GMP) in Seoul

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from SHO
  • Usually 14.99% less expensive than SHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to GMP flights

 

Flight Hacking JFK to SHO

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 SHO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (JFK > JNB > SHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $116 (9.57%)

See JFK to JNB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Singapore Airlines, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from G 407 Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6812 miles or 10963 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SHO flight is about 13 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from JFK to SHO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

Return Airport

Destination codeSHO
Destination airport nameG 407 Airport
CitySokcho
CountrySouth Korea
Latitude38.1
Longitude128.6

 

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