The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ZLO are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to July 15th
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 ZLO is late May. Prices can be as high as $1595 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $302 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Manzanillo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Manzanillo (ZLO) will usually cost between $399 to $911 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 $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1064. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $762 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $611 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ZLO flight.

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

JFK to ZLO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to ZLO 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 $0.16, 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. Sundays 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 $174 (25%) 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 $575. Return trip prices are from the ZLO 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 ZLO 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 12 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 ZLO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) in Guadalajara

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ZLO
  • Usually 38.87% less expensive than ZLO
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to GDL flights

Destination alternative #2: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from ZLO
  • Usually 27.00% less expensive than ZLO
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to PVR flights


Flight Hacking JFK to ZLO

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 ZLO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (JFK > MEX > ZLO)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $81 (13.26%)

See JFK to MEX flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (JFK > BOS > ZLO)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $21 (3.36%)

See JFK to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Playa de Oro International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2346 miles or 3776 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ZLO flight is about 5 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from JFK to ZLO.


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 ZLO
Destination airport name Playa de Oro International Airport
City Manzanillo
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.1
Longitude -104.6


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