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The cheapest times to fly from RST to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 8th)

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 RST to JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $881 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $228 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Rochester, MN (RST) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $228 to $522 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $515. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $275 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RST to JFK flight.

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

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RST to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RST 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 $0.2, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $153 (36%) 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 $268. Return trip prices are from the JFK to RST flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RST 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 2 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RST to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 31.58% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 18.18% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 7.18% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 981 miles or 1579 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RST to JFK flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, MN and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from RST to JFK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeRST
Origination airport nameRochester International Airport
CityRochester, MN
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.9
Longitude-92.5

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

 

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