The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ZHA are

  • January 22nd to April 15th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 27th 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 ZHA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1695 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $650 for Thursday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Zhanjiang

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Zhanjiang (ZHA) will usually cost between $660 to $1359 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $699. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1547. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $847 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $987 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ZHA flight.

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

JFK to ZHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to ZHA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZHA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zhanjiang, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $67 (6%) 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 $1000. Return trip prices are from the ZHA 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 ZHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 39 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 ZHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Meilan Airport (HAK) in Haikou

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from ZHA
  • Usually 7.65% less expensive than ZHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to HAK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8153 miles or 13121 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ZHA flight is about 15 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from JFK to ZHA.


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 ZHA
Destination airport name Zhanjiang Airport
City Zhanjiang
Country China
Latitude 21.2
Longitude 110.4


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