The cheapest times to fly from PIX to JFK are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • April 9th to August 12th (except the week of April 16th)

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 PIX to JFK is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4017 for Tuesday flights during late October, or as low as $867 for Saturday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Pico Island (PIX) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $981 to $3522 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $982. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $3225. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2243 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2556 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIX to JFK flight.

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

PIX to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIX to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Pico Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.66, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Pico Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2631 (58%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1190. Return trip prices are from the JFK to PIX 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 PIX 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 17 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 PIX to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 42.45% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See PIX to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 36.93% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See PIX to PHL flights


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

Hack #1: Lisbon (PIX > LIS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $1995 (78.03%)

See PIX to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PIX > BOS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $847
  • Average savings: $1709 (66.86%)

See PIX to LIS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (PIX > PDL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1131
  • Average savings: $1426 (55.77%)

See PIX to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azores Airlines, Delta, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2391 miles or 3848 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIX to JFK flight is about 5 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Pico Island and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from PIX to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIX
Origination airport name Pico Airport
City Pico Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.6
Longitude -28.4

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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