The cheapest times to fly from JFK to TLV are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th, October 1st, and October 15th)

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 TLV is early November. Prices can be as high as $1171 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $602 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Tel Aviv-Yafo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) will usually cost between $675 to $1046 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $673. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $725 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to TLV flight.

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

JFK to TLV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to TLV 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 $0.08, 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 Tel Aviv-Yafo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (4%) 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 $757. Return trip prices are from the TLV 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 TLV can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to TLV

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 TLV — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $522
  • Average savings: $203 (28.02%)

See JFK to MAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $163 (22.5%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (JFK > AMS > TLV)

  • Price for both tickets: $615
  • Average savings: $110 (15.11%)

See JFK to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 40 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Arkia, atlasglobal, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, El Al, Ethiopian, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Tus Air, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5664 miles or 9115 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between New York, NY and Tel Aviv?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from JFK to TLV.


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 TLV
Destination airport name Ben Gurion Airport
City Tel Aviv
Country Israel
Latitude 32
Longitude 34.9


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