The cheapest times to fly from TAP to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of February 5th, February 19th, and March 12th)
  • August 13th to November 25th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 29th)

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 TAP to JFK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1518 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $554 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Tapachula (TAP) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $585 to $996 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $576. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1043. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $467 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $590 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAP to JFK flight.

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

TAP to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAP to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tapachula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into TAP. 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 $36 (5%) 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 $648. Return trip prices are from the JFK to TAP 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 TAP 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 46 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 TAP to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 8.47% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See TAP to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (TAP > MEX > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $402
  • Average savings: $189 (31.95%)

See TAP to GDL flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (TAP > GDL > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $522
  • Average savings: $68 (11.53%)

See TAP to MEX flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (TAP > BOS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $16 (2.71%)

See TAP to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Delta, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2106 miles or 3389 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAP to JFK flight is about 4 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from TAP to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTAP
Origination airport nameTapachula International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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