The cheapest times to fly from MDL to JFK are

  • March 26th to May 6th
  • May 28th to July 22nd (except the week of July 9th)
  • November 5th to December 2nd
  • December 24th to March 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MDL to JFK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $2811 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $1169 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Mandalay (MDL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1192 to $1913 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1198. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1878. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $680 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1684 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDL to JFK flight.

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

MDL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDL to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Mandalay. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MDL. 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 $168 (10%) 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 $1486. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MDL 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 MDL 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 15 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Bangkok (MDL > BKK > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $670 (39.76%)

See MDL to CNX flights

Hack #2: Chiang Mai (MDL > CNX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $611 (36.25%)

See MDL to BKK flights

Hack #3: Singapore (MDL > SIN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1162
  • Average savings: $522 (31%)

See MDL to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8078 miles or 13000 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDL to JFK flight is about 15 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Mandalay 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 MDL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MDL
Origination airport name Mandalay International Airport
City Mandalay
Country Myanmar or Burma
Latitude 21.7
Longitude 96

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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