The cheapest times to fly from KBL to JFK are

  • January 22nd to July 22nd (except the weeks of February 19th, March 12th, April 23rd, and April 30th)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 12th)

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 KBL to JFK is late March. Prices can be as high as $1815 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $1550 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kabul (KBL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1563 to $1718 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1569. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1746. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $177 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1584 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KBL to JFK flight.

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

KBL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KBL to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kabul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Kabul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $49 (3%) 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 $1603. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KBL 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 KBL 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 13 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KBL 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 KBL to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (KBL > IST > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1151
  • Average savings: $434 (27.37%)

See KBL to DXB flights

Hack #2: Dubai (KBL > DXB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1154
  • Average savings: $431 (27.18%)

See KBL to IST flights

Hack #3: Delhi (KBL > DEL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1258
  • Average savings: $326 (20.58%)

See KBL to DEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, American, British Airways, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6731 miles or 10832 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KBL to JFK flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Kabul 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 KBL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KBL
Origination airport name Hamid Karzai International Airport
City Kabul
Country Afghanistan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 69.2

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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