The cheapest times to fly from RAO to JFK are

  • January 22nd to June 24th (except the weeks of February 19th, April 2nd, April 16th, and April 30th)
  • October 8th 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 RAO to JFK is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1705 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $665 for Tuesday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Ribeirao Preto (RAO) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $665 to $1345 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $665. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $740 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $905 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAO to JFK flight.

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

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RAO to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAO to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ribeirao Preto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $91 (7%) 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 $893. Return trip prices are from the JFK to RAO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RAO 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 14 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (RAO > GRU > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $872
  • Average savings: $34 (3.7%)

See RAO to GYN flights

Hack #2: Goiania (RAO > GYN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $6 (0.66%)

See RAO to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4583 miles or 7376 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAO to JFK flight is about 9 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Ribeirao Preto 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 RAO to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAO
Origination airport name Leite Lopes Airport
City Ribeirao Preto
Country Brazil
Latitude -21.1
Longitude -47.8

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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