The cheapest times to fly from JFK to TUO are

  • January 29th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • August 27th 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 TUO is late May. Prices can be as high as $5403 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1134 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Taupo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Taupo (TUO) will usually cost between $1275 to $3604 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1266. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $3452. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2186 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1527 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to TUO flight.

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

JFK to TUO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to TUO 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 $0.11, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Taupo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $456 (21%) 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 $1552. Return trip prices are from the TUO 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 TUO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 52 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 TUO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 18.05% less expensive than TUO
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to AKL flights


Flight Hacking JFK to TUO

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 TUO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (JFK > AKL > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1318
  • Average savings: $209 (13.69%)

See JFK to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Hawaiian, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8821 miles or 14196 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to TUO flight is about 16 hour 52 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from JFK to TUO.


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 TUO
Destination airport name Taupo Airport
City Taupo
Country New Zealand
Latitude -38.7
Longitude 176.1


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