The cheapest times to fly from RST to KIN are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 7th)
  • August 6th 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 KIN is late September. Prices can be as high as $1351 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $761 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Kingston

Flying from Rochester, MN (RST) to Kingston (KIN) will usually cost between $761 to $916 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $761. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1020. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $773 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RST to KIN flight.

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

RST to KIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RST to KIN flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rochester. 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $60 (7%) 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 $772. Return trip prices are from the KIN to RST 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 RST to KIN 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.


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 KIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from KIN
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than KIN
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to MBJ flights


Flight Hacking RST to KIN

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 RST to KIN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (RST > MIA > KIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $116 (14.95%)

See RST to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (RST > FLL > KIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $107 (13.85%)

See RST to FLL flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (RST > ORD > KIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $103 (13.33%)

See RST to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Manley International Airport to Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2013 miles or 3240 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Rochester, MN and Kingston?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from RST to KIN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RST
Origination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5

Return Airport

Destination code KIN
Destination airport name Norman Manley International Airport
City Kingston
Country Jamaica
Latitude 17.9
Longitude -76.8


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