The cheapest times to fly from KME to JFK are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the weeks of February 19th and April 23rd)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 KME to JFK is early November. Prices can be as high as $2962 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1476 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kamembe (KME) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1476 to $2057 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1476. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2094. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $618 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1540 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KME to JFK flight.

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

KME to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KME to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Cyangugu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Cyangugu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $228 (5%) 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 $1546. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KME 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 KME to JFK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kigali (KME > KGL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1252
  • Average savings: $288 (18.7%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6992 miles or 11253 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KME to JFK flight is about 13 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from KME to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KME
Origination airport name Kamembe Airport
City Kamembe
Country Rwanda
Latitude -2.5
Longitude 28.9

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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