The cheapest times to fly from MMH to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 MMH to JFK is early December. Prices can be as high as $1288 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $743 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $755 to $1029 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $748. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $1103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $355 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $854 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MMH to JFK flight.

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

MMH to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MMH to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mammoth Lakes. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, 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 $112 (12%) 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 $814. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MMH 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 MMH 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 5 hour 18 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 MMH to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 32.90% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MMH to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 27.40% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MMH to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 10.19% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See MMH to ALB flights

Destination alternative #4: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 9.84% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MMH to PHL flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MMH > LAX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $302 (35.3%)

See MMH to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (MMH > SFO > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $256 (29.92%)

See MMH to SFO flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (MMH > DEN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $705
  • Average savings: $150 (17.51%)

See MMH to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2398 miles or 3859 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MMH to JFK flight is about 5 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Mammoth Lakes, CA and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MMH to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMMH
Origination airport nameMammoth Lakes Airport
CityMammoth Lakes, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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