Cheap flights to New York, NY

(read our Mini Guide to New York)

There are many locations you may be coming from to visit New York from all over the world, and plenty of airlines to serve this destination depending on your departure location, as well as three airports to choose from. Therefore, being able to give you a “price” upfront like other websites do and fail to satisfy, would be practically impossible without knowing where are you going to fly from, or the most important question here is when are you planning to travel to New York. That is why we prepared this page to help us understand where you’re coming from, and when, and then help you find the best tickets to New York!

It’s sometimes difficult to quantify the number of available options flying to any destination. For a long time now, the idea of having a travel metasearch engine (AKA travel aggregators like Trips Finder) helped many travelers to shortlist their options, to compare many offers from hundreds of travel suppliers, and save on their travel expenses.

Now, you can either put your travel dates on the widget at the top of the page and hit search, or you can have a look below at some of the things we compiled to help you find the best offers to New York, including a “Good to know” and “Top tips to finding cheap flights to New York” sections.

Cheap ticket fares to New York by month:

*Note that if rates do not show for a specific month, it means that this specific route has not been searched by other people recently and no prices were cached. Just hit the month or day you want, and we will search it for you.

Best deals to New York from other destinations:

Good to know - Arriving to New York, NY:

New York Airports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 

An international airport in Queens, New York City, and one of the primary airports serving New York City. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America, the 20th-busiest airport in the world, the sixth-busiest airport in the United States, and the busiest airport in the New York airport system. More than ninety airlines operate from the airport, with nonstop or direct flights.

JFK is located in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan. The airport features six passenger terminals and four runways. JFK is a hub for both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and it is the primary operating base for JetBlue.

The facility opened in 1948 as New York International Airport and was commonly known as Idlewild Airport. Following John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, the airport was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport as a tribute to the 35th President.

  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): 

An international airport straddling the boundary between the cities of Newark in Essex County and Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey. Newark Airport is located 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Downtown Newark, and 9 miles (14 km) west-southwest of the borough of Manhattan. It is one of three major airports serving the New York metropolitan area

Newark serves 50 carriers and is the third-largest hub for United Airlines, the airport’s largest tenant, and It is an operating base for JetBlue, who has expanded greatly here after Southwest Airlines ended operations at the airport.

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA):

An airport in East Elmhurst, Queens, New York City. LGA is a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. A primarily domestic airport and also provides international connections to and from Latin America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. The airport is approximately 20 minutes from popular attractions such as Central Park, Times Square and the Empire State Building.

New York Airport Transportation:

All three of New York airports provide taxi, limousine, and shuttle services. There are also other ways for transportation; You can take the AirTrain from JFK, and the NYC Airporter shuttle from LaGuardia. As well as several MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) New York City buses which have routes to JFK and LaGuardia. At Newark Airport, the Newark Airport Bus services the terminals, while AirTrain connects Newark Airport to the NJ Transit and the Amtrak train.

If you don’t feel like using public transportation and would like to rent a car at New York, you can compare and book New York car rentals here, and have a vehicle waiting for you upon your arrival.

Top tips to finding cheap flights to New York:

  • Don’t search flights to New York per airport unless you really need to be at a specific one, for best results usually choose the city code (i.e: NYC in this case) in the search rather than the airport code, and let us do all the hard work, and find you the cheapest airport to arrive at in New York.
  • If you can, Search flights to New York during the mid season (April to May and September to October) or low season (January to March). High season in New York extends over two periods; in summer (June to August) and in winter (November to December).
  • Always try to book at least 2 weeks in advance.