The cheapest times to fly from REX to JFK are

  • March 19th to May 20th
  • October 22nd to January 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 REX to JFK is late October. Prices can be as high as $2857 for Monday flights during mid February, or as low as $390 for Thursday flights around late October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Reynosa (REX) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $480 to $2815 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $632. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $2787. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2155 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2753 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REX to JFK flight.

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

REX to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REX to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Reynosa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.99, which is above 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 REX. Mondays 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 $634 (25%) 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 $1706. Return trip prices are from the JFK to REX 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 REX 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 5 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (REX > MEX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $429
  • Average savings: $2324 (84.42%)

See REX to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (REX > LAS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $688
  • Average savings: $2065 (75.01%)

See REX to MEX flights

Hack #3: Cancun (REX > CUN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1954
  • Average savings: $800 (29.04%)

See REX to CUN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, VivaAerobus, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to General Lucio Blanco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1726 miles or 2778 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REX to JFK flight is about 4 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from REX to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code REX
Origination airport name General Lucio Blanco International Airport
City Reynosa
Country Mexico
Latitude 26
Longitude -98.2

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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