The cheapest times to fly from RGN to JFK are

  • February 5th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 21st to July 15th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of October 1st)

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 RGN to JFK is late October. Prices can be as high as $3671 for Wednesday flights during early May, or as low as $910 for Friday flights around late October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Yangon (RGN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $967 to $1539 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 $1016. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1758. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $742 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1150 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RGN to JFK flight.

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

RGN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RGN to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yangon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RGN. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Yangon. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $197 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1099. Return trip prices are from the JFK to RGN 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 RGN 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 16 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (RGN > KUL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $216 (18.78%)

See RGN to CNX flights

Hack #2: Chiang Mai (RGN > CNX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $982
  • Average savings: $168 (14.61%)

See RGN to KUL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (RGN > SIN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $168 (14.57%)

See RGN to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8406 miles or 13528 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RGN to JFK flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from RGN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RGN
Origination airport name Yangon International Airport
City Yangon
Country Myanmar or Burma
Latitude 16.9
Longitude 96.1

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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