The cheapest times to fly from MSU to JFK are

  • January 22nd to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • March 26th to June 10th (except the week of April 16th)
  • July 2nd to August 12th
  • October 15th to October 28th

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 MSU to JFK is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $3305 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1043 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Maseru (MSU) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1047 to $1726 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $1047. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2168. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1121 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1064 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSU to JFK flight.

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

MSU to JFK Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MSU. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Maseru. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $177 (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 $1113. Return trip prices are from the JFK to MSU 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 MSU 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 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Singapore Airlines, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8065 miles or 12979 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSU to JFK flight is about 15 hour 30 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from MSU to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSU
Origination airport name Moshoeshoe I International Airport
City Maseru
Country Lesotho
Latitude -29.5
Longitude 27.6

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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