The cheapest times to fly from JFK to VKO are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • March 19th to April 29th
  • September 3rd 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 VKO is late September. Prices can be as high as $1293 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $589 for Monday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $600 to $1136 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $620. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1124. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $504 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $757 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to VKO flight.

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

JFK to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to VKO 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VKO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays 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 $86 (10%) 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 $770. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 22 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 28.60% less expensive than VKO
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to SVO flights

Destination alternative #2: Domodedovo Airport (DME) in Moscow

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 26.82% less expensive than VKO
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to DME flights


Flight Hacking JFK to VKO

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 VKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg (JFK > LED > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $103 (13.54%)

See JFK to LED flights

Hack #2: Milan (JFK > MXP > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $55 (7.2%)

See JFK to MXP flights

Hack #3: Riga (JFK > RIX > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $721
  • Average savings: $37 (4.82%)

See JFK to RIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4660 miles or 7500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to VKO flight is about 9 hour 22 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from JFK to VKO.


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 VKO
Destination airport name Vnukovo Airport
City Moscow
Country Russia
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 37.3


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