The cheapest times to fly from KEF to JFK are
- January 15th to July 22nd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
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 KEF to JFK is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1083 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $377 for Monday flights around mid May.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Keflavik/Reykjavik (KEF) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $385 to $563 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $393. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $640. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $247 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $437 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KEF to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KEF to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KEF to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Reykjavík. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KEF. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Reykjavík. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (5%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $436. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KEF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from KEF to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 38 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from KEF to JFK while comparing.
- 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
- Usually 0.46% less expensive than JFK
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KEF to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, CSA, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Keflavik International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2586 miles or 4162 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KEF to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KEF to JFK flight is about 5 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Keflavik/Reykjavik and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from KEF to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Keflavik International Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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