The cheapest times to fly from JFK to YKA are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 15th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 28th to June 17th

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 YKA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1317 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $454 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Kamloops

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Kamloops (YKA) will usually cost between $495 to $900 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $540. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $965. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $425 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $656 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to YKA flight.

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

JFK to YKA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to YKA 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $169 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $581. Return trip prices are from the YKA 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 YKA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 9 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 YKA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kelowna Airport (YLW) in Kelowna

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from YKA
  • Usually 13.65% less expensive than YKA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to YLW flights

Destination alternative #2: Abbotsford Airport (YXX) in Abbotsford

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from YKA
  • Usually 7.32% less expensive than YKA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to YXX flights


Flight Hacking JFK to YKA

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 YKA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Vancouver (JFK > YVR > YKA)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $37 (5.57%)

See JFK to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Qantas, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2315 miles or 3726 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to YKA flight is about 5 hour 9 minutes.

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

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


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 YKA
Destination airport name Kamloops Airport
City Kamloops
Country Canada
Latitude 50.7
Longitude -120.4


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