The cheapest times to fly from SMR to JFK are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 SMR to JFK is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1220 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $756 for Wednesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Santa Marta (SMR) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $801 to $1040 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $792. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1135. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $343 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $863 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMR to JFK flight.

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

SMR to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMR to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Marta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SMR. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Marta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $45 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $865. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SMR 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 SMR 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Medellin (SMR > MDE > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $595
  • Average savings: $268 (31.01%)

See SMR to BOG flights

Hack #2: Bogota (SMR > BOG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $700
  • Average savings: $163 (18.84%)

See SMR to MDE flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (SMR > MIA > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $107 (12.41%)

See SMR to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Avianca, COPA, InterJet, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2039 miles or 3281 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMR to JFK flight is about 4 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Marta and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from SMR to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SMR
Origination airport name Simon Bolivar Airport
City Santa Marta
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.1
Longitude -74.2

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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