The cheapest times to fly from ROC to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- July 30th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)
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 ROC to JFK is late October. Prices can be as high as $374 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $137 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $157 to $283 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 $150. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $265. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $115 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $180 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ROC to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ROC to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (18%) 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 $173. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ROC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ROC to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ROC to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 263 miles or 423 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ROC to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to JFK flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.
How many flights go between Rochester, NY and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from ROC to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Greater Rochester International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ROC to JFK tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 47% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for ROC about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- JetBlue: 25 minutes late
- Endeavor: 14 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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