The cheapest times to fly from JFK to YCU are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • October 22nd 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 YCU is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $4916 for Wednesday flights during early May, or as low as $874 for Thursday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Yuncheng

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Yuncheng (YCU) will usually cost between $1190 to $4776 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1239. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2457. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1218 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to YCU flight.

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

JFK to YCU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to YCU 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YCU, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Yuncheng, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $770 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1557. Return trip prices are from the YCU 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 YCU 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 56 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 YCU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xianyang Airport (XIY) in Xi’an

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from YCU
  • Usually 53.86% less expensive than YCU
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to XIY flights

Destination alternative #2: Luoyang Airport (LYA) in Luoyang

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from YCU
  • Usually 42.58% less expensive than YCU
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LYA flights


Flight Hacking JFK to YCU

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 YCU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (JFK > PEK > YCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $764 (44.63%)

See JFK to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (JFK > PVG > YCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1044
  • Average savings: $668 (39.02%)

See JFK to PVG flights

Hack #3: Nanjing (JFK > NKG > YCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1077
  • Average savings: $635 (37.09%)

See JFK to NKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7192 miles or 11574 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to YCU flight is about 13 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from JFK to YCU.


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 YCU
Destination airport name Yuncheng Guangong Airport
City Yuncheng
Country China
Latitude 35.1
Longitude 111


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