The cheapest times to fly from NIM to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 17th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • October 29th 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 NIM to JFK is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2478 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1070 for Thursday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Niamey (NIM) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1110 to $1625 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1098. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $553 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1226 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NIM to JFK flight.

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

NIM to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NIM to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Niamey. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into NIM. 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 $260 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1195. Return trip prices are from the JFK to NIM 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 NIM 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 9 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Paris (NIM > CDG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1047
  • Average savings: $179 (14.61%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4883 miles or 7858 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NIM to JFK flight is about 9 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Niamey 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 NIM to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NIM
Origination airport name Diori Hamani Airport
City Niamey
Country Niger
Latitude 13.5
Longitude 2.2

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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