The cheapest times to fly from YCU to JFK are

  • February 5th to March 18th
  • April 2nd to April 22nd
  • October 8th to December 31st

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 YCU to JFK is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2824 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $917 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Yuncheng (YCU) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1158 to $2249 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1206. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1815 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YCU to JFK flight.

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

YCU to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YCU to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Yuncheng. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into YCU. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Yuncheng. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $770 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1604. Return trip prices are from the JFK to YCU 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 YCU 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 13 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Beijing (YCU > PEK > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $903 (49.75%)

See YCU to PVG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (YCU > PVG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $801 (44.1%)

See YCU to PEK flights

Hack #3: Nanjing (YCU > NKG > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1025
  • Average savings: $791 (43.55%)

See YCU to NKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7192 miles or 11574 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YCU to JFK flight is about 13 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from YCU to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YCU
Origination airport name Yuncheng Guangong Airport
City Yuncheng
Country China
Latitude 35.1
Longitude 111

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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