The cheapest times to fly from KMJ to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 15th
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the weeks of June 4th and June 18th)
  • November 5th to December 2nd (except the week of 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 KMJ to JFK is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2390 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1383 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kumamoto (KMJ) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1383 to $1741 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1429. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1800. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1431 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KMJ to JFK flight.

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

KMJ to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KMJ to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kumamoto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $192 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1427. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KMJ 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 KMJ 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 48 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 KMJ to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 5.24% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See KMJ to LGA flights


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

Hack #1: Osaka (KMJ > KIX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1086
  • Average savings: $345 (24.11%)

See KMJ to NRT flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (KMJ > NRT > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1127
  • Average savings: $304 (21.24%)

See KMJ to KIX flights

Hack #3: Okinawa (KMJ > OKA > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1161
  • Average savings: $271 (18.9%)

See KMJ to OKA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7121 miles or 11460 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KMJ to JFK flight is about 13 hour 48 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from KMJ to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKMJ
Origination airport nameKumamoto Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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