The cheapest times to fly from MEC to JFK are
- January 22nd to February 11th
- February 26th to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
- September 10th 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 MEC to JFK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1280 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $699 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Manta (MEC) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $740 to $1164 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $736. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1188. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $452 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $811 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEC to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEC to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEC to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Manta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $51 (6%) 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 $862. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MEC 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 MEC 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 6 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking MEC 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 MEC to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $719
- Average savings: $92 (11.29%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEC to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Eloy Alfaro International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2905 miles or 4675 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEC to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEC to JFK flight is about 6 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Manta 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 MEC to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Eloy Alfaro International Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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