The cheapest times to fly from KAN to JFK are

  • January 15th to July 15th (except the weeks of February 19th, April 2nd, April 16th, May 14th, and May 21st)
  • September 17th to October 7th

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 KAN to JFK is early March. Prices can be as high as $3987 for Wednesday flights during mid August, or as low as $967 for Sunday flights around early March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kano (KAN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $993 to $3529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1357. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1058 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1334 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KAN to JFK flight.

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

KAN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KAN to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kano. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into KAN. Wednesdays 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 $2346 (64%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1187. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KAN 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 KAN to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KAN to JFK

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 KAN to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cairo (KAN > CAI > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $176 (13.16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5277 miles or 8492 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KAN to JFK flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from KAN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KAN
Origination airport name Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
City Kano
Country Nigeria
Latitude 12
Longitude 8.5

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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