The cheapest times to fly from MED to JFK are

  • January 22nd to May 13th
  • September 24th to December 2nd

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 MED to JFK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1755 for Friday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $803 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Medina (MED) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $805 to $1160 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $804. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $597 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $887 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MED to JFK flight.

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

MED to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MED to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Medina. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MED. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Medina. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (5%) 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 $917. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MED 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 MED 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 12 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Istanbul (MED > IST > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $79 (8.91%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6235 miles or 10034 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MED to JFK flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from MED to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMED
Origination airport namePrince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia

Return Airport

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


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