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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Jamaica

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MBJ flight in 2022: compare New York to Jamaica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Jamaica.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Jamaica (NYC - JM)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New York to Jamaica as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Jamaica?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Jamaica. Flights to Jamaica from New York in August are about $452 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $210.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Jamaica?

To save on the cost of your flight from New York to Jamaica, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $441 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $445.

Cheap flights from New York to Jamaica in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to Jamaica flights for May, June
30 May - 3 Jun
$325pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 May - 3 Jun
$330pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$337pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Jamaica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Jamaica from New York found for this year
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$282pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Nov - 4 Dec
$294pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Nov - 1 Dec
$295pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Jamaica from New York

Save time with New York to Jamaica direct flight deals
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$282pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Sep - 30 Sep
$326pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Nov - 23 Nov
$330pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Caribbean Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Jamaica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Jamaica from New York, departing today and this week
30 May - 3 Jun
$325pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 May - 3 Jun
$330pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 May - 3 Jun
$340pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
MBJ
Montego Bay Sangster Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Jamaica from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Jamaica
5:30 am - 8:25 am
Caribbean Airlines
Nonstop
3h 55m
JFK - MBJ
Caribbean Airlines
$125
Travelgenio
9:00 am - 11:57 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
3h 57m
JFK - MBJ
JetBlue
2:00 am - 4:51 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 51m
EWR - KIN
Multiple Airlines
$149
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Jamaica

Which airlines flying from New York to Jamaica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Jamaica that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are JetBlue, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New York to Jamaica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Jamaica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Caribbean Airlines for just $282, but on average you can expect to pay $327.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Jamaica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Jamaica under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Jamaica is less than $352.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Jamaica for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Jamaica within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Jamaica one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $122 on Caribbean Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $138 and Spirit Airlines from $144 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Jamaica?

When booking a flight from New York to Jamaica, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Aeromexico as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Jamaica?

When deciding which route to take from New York to Jamaica consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Montego Bay Sangster Intl, Newark - Montego Bay Sangster Intl or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kingston Norman Manley as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Jamaica?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New York to Jamaica on time: KLM (100%), Delta (89%), Virgin Atlantic (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Jamaica?

The cheapest flight price from New York to Jamaica is $142. On average you can expect to pay $858. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Montego Bay Sangster Intl), can usually be booked for $282.

How long is the flight from New York City to Jamaica?

Your nonstop flight from New York City to Montego Bay, Jamaica should take a little over three and a half hours. If you're landing in Kingston, your flight will take just a few minutes longer.

Which airlines operate flights from New York City to Jamaica?

JetBlue, Delta and Caribbean Airlines connect you directly from JFK to either Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay or Norman Manley Airport in Kingston. United can fly you to Montego Bay from Newark Liberty International Airport.

How frequent are flights between New York City and Jamaica?

You have a choice of five nonstop flights each day from JFK to Montego Bay and four flights to Kingston. Two flights connect Newark to Montego Bay each day. All flights leave in the morning.

Which airports serve New York City to Jamaica?

Only two of New York's three airports connect you nonstop to Jamaica: John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. When you land in Montego Bay, you're heading to the Sangster International Airport, and Norman Manley Airport serves you in Kingston, Jamaica.

Which direct flight route between New York City and Jamaica is cheapest?

Flights from New York City to Jamaica vary dramatically in price. Nonstop flights to Kingston tend to run slightly cheaper than those to Montego Bay, but you can slash your fare drastically if you don't insist on flying nonstop.Whether you prefer lounging by a turquoise bay, exploring the jungle, touring historic homes or dancing till the wee hours to reggae, Jamaica has the perfect vacation for you. Some of the world's most beautiful beaches await you in Jamaica, with coconut palms to provide a little shade. Head into the water for snorkeling around coral reefs, or go swimming in the famous Blue Lagoon, a freshwater oasis in the ocean. While in Jamaica, you'll want to sample Jamaican jerk chicken, and don't miss the deep richness of the native Blue Mountain coffee. Head to Falmouth to see a beautifully restored town from the 1800's, or float on a bamboo raft down the Rio Grande River.The Jamaica of Bob Marley and the Jamaica of James Bond sit side by side, waiting for you to come explore this magical island. Find cheap flights from New York City to Jamaica when you use our smart search engine.

How busy are the airports in New York and Jamaica?

There are up to three airports that serve New York to Jamaica flights, all of which are in proximity to each other. The three airports include LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, which is the hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and John F. Kennedy International Airport which is the most popular one as well as the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America. When landing in Jamaica, the two options you have are Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay and Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston, Jamaica’s capital city. Out of the two, Sangster International Airport is the busier one with an average of four million annual passengers while Norman Manley handles around 1.5 million passengers every year.

Which airlines fly directly from New York to Jamaica?

Caribbean Airlines and United Airlines are the two most popular airlines providing direct flights to Jamaica from New York. As you would expect, the amenities provided by each airline are different as Caribbean Airlines only offers wireless internet and there’s a chance of you getting a USB outlet. United Airlines, on the other hand, offers an abundance of amenities such as wireless internet, power outlets, entertainment in the form of screens, and also premium snacks. It is also worth pointing out that JetBlue also offers direct flights along this route but they are not as frequent as those by United Airlines and Caribbean Airlines.

What are the stopover options between New York to Jamaica?

When flying to Jamaica from New York, passengers have a few stopover options in case they would prefer a connecting flight. However, all stopovers tend to be in Florida due to the nature of the flight route. Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami is arguably the most popular one of them all, with the other ones being Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), also in Miami, and Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando. It is worth pointing out that for some connecting flights, honors are on the passenger to check themselves as well as their luggage on every flight so it is important to check your flight details to avoid any inconveniences.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from New York to Jamaica?

When your flight to Jamaica from New York lands, you will be required to show a valid passport to be allowed entry into Jamaica. The passport should not have an expiry date before your planned date of departure and should have at least one blank page to accommodate immigration stamps. You should also show that you are able to handle yourself financially with the currency restrictions placed. As for visa requirements, American citizens do not need a visa to be allowed entry, however, this only applies to those who will be staying in the country for less than 90 days.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Jamaica

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Jamaica from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Jamaica

Most visitors from New York can enter Jamaica without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Jamaica.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Jamaica.

Documents
Immigration/Customs C5 card online - travelers are encouraged to submit their Immigration/Customs C5 card online


Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Jamaica?

Returning to New York from Jamaica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Jamaica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Jamaica are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination points for flights from New York to Jamaica

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Destination information for Jamaica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Jamaica.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $153.07
Flight duration from New York to Jamaica
3h 51m

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing

Montego Bay (MBJ)
Negril (NEG)
Ocho Rios (OCJ)

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Jamaica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Jamaica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$132 $588 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$135 $426 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$145 $303 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$157 $475 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$158 $503 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$172 $515 No cancel fee 69%
Caribbean Airlines
$211 $449 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$235 $490 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$253 $633 No cancel fee 67%
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