The cheapest times to fly from RCH to JFK are

  • January 22nd to May 6th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 9th)
  • September 3rd 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 RCH to JFK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1087 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $653 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Riohacha (RCH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $718 to $981 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $722. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1037. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $315 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $787 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RCH to JFK flight.

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

RCH to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RCH to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Riohacha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, 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 to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Riohacha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $50 (6%) 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 $783. Return trip prices are from the JFK to RCH 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 RCH 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 4 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Bogota (RCH > BOG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $739
  • Average savings: $48 (6.04%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2012 miles or 3238 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RCH to JFK flight is about 4 hour 36 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from RCH to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RCH
Origination airport name Almirante Padilla Airport
City Riohacha
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.5
Longitude -72.9

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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