The cheapest times to fly from SUB to JFK are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of November 5th)

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 SUB to JFK is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1930 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $998 for Sunday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Surabaya (SUB) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1065 to $1623 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1055. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1723. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $668 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1196 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SUB to JFK flight.

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

SUB to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SUB to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Surabaya. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SUB. Saturdays 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 $126 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1211. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SUB 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 SUB 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 19 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $262 (21.91%)

See SUB to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (SUB > SIN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $240 (20.03%)

See SUB to KUL flights

Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (SUB > PEN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $966
  • Average savings: $230 (19.23%)

See SUB to PEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei, Saudia, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Australia, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10101 miles or 16256 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SUB to JFK flight is about 19 hour 10 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from SUB to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SUB
Origination airport name Juanda Airport
City Surabaya
Country Indonesia
Latitude -7.4
Longitude 112.8

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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