The cheapest times to fly from VCL to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 VCL to JFK is early February. Prices can be as high as $6434 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $1480 for Thursday flights around early February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Chu Lai (VCL) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1502 to $4732 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1642. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4516. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2382 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VCL to JFK flight.

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

VCL to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VCL to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chu Lai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into VCL. Tuesdays 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 $1655 (45%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1956. Return trip prices are from the JFK to VCL 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 VCL to JFK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Hanoi (VCL > HAN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $1344 (56.4%)

See VCL to SGN flights

Hack #2: Ho Chi Minh City (VCL > SGN > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1044
  • Average savings: $1339 (56.19%)

See VCL to HAN flights

Hack #3: Da Nang (VCL > DAD > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1239
  • Average savings: $1143 (47.98%)

See VCL to DAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, American, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8560 miles or 13776 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VCL to JFK flight is about 16 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Chu Lai and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from VCL to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VCL
Origination airport name Chu Lai International Airport
City Chu Lai
Country Vietnam
Latitude 15.4
Longitude 108.7

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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