The cheapest times to fly from KWL to JFK are

  • February 12th to April 22nd (except the week of February 19th)
  • June 4th to July 1st
  • August 27th to November 25th

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 KWL to JFK is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1631 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $587 for Thursday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Guilin (KWL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $592 to $1360 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $752 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1018 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KWL to JFK flight.

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

KWL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KWL to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guilin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $187 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $919. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KWL 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 KWL 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 15 hour 10 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 KWL to JFK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See KWL to LGA flights


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

Hack #1: Chongqing (KWL > CKG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $18 (1.72%)

See KWL to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, KLM, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7878 miles or 12678 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KWL to JFK flight is about 15 hour 10 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from KWL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KWL
Origination airport name Liangjiang Airport
City Guilin
Country China
Latitude 25.2
Longitude 110

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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