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Cheap flights to New York, United States

Cheap flights to New York

Most popular in August High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $137 Price for this month
Cheapest price $17 From Orlando to New York

Cheapest Prices for New York flights by month

January
$137
February
$138
March
$138
April
$197
May
$160
June
$185
July
$200
August
$212
September
$137
October
$146
November
$167
December
$185
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to New York is January. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to New York?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
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$178
Price
$178 - $326
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
Rainfall
2.56 - 5.12 inches
The best time to fly to New York is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to New York then July is statistically the hottest. August is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book flights to New York?

Booking 59 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to New York. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Which day is cheapest to fly to New York?

The cheapest day to fly to New York is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your New York trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Overview

There is no shortage of things to do when you book a flight to New York City. Considered by many to be a mecca of culture and prosperity, New York offers everything a visitor could want from Tony-award winning musicals to the best in fine dining and entertainment.

Stepping off your plane surrounds you in a hotbed for culture and couture. It’s easy to spend a fortune in New York so thankfully cheap flights to New York are easy to come by. Shop till you drop on New York’s famed Park Avenue or 5th Avenue, home of Saks Fifth Avenue department store and some of the country’s premier designer shops. If you’re in New York during the holiday season make sure to walk by Macy’s Herald Square and enjoy the famous store-front windows that depict a new holiday scene each year. Take a stroll through Greenwich Village where you’ll find artists’ studios and schools. The neighboring village of SoHo (South of Houston Street) is a fashionista’s dream. Boutiques line the streets offering tourists everything from one-of-a-kind jewelry and clothes to warehouse stores stocked with Manolo Blahniks and Jimmy Choo’s. For many business travelers, trips to New York also mean long hours on Wall Street. After a long night at the office, take a turn to Tribeca and enjoy some of the best restaurants New York has to offer. Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, along with Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, founded the Tribeca Film Festival as a means to revive the economic and cultural stance of Lower Manhattan after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The famous film festival takes place every spring so if your flight falls during this period, make sure to keep your eyes open for Hollywood’s biggest hotshots.

Book a window seat on your flight so you’ll have a perfect view of the Statue of Liberty or the Manhattan skyline. From the air you can see the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and many of Manhattan’s financial district buildings, including Trump Tower and the New York Stock Exchange. Flying over the Statue of Liberty is one thing, but after your plane ride to New York, hail a cab and head downtown where you can board a ferry to see Lady Liberty up close. New York is a hotbed of history and culture.

How long is the flight to New York City?

Whether you are flying from Chicago, IL, Atlanta, Georgia, or Anaheim/Orange County, California, you will be able to convenient, non-stop flights to New York City. When flying from Chicago, a flight will clock in at less than 2h 30m. From Atlanta, the trip will take about the same time. And from Anaheim/Orange County, expect to be in the air for a little over five hours.

Where can you get direct flights to New York City from?

Due to the popularity of New York City for both business and play, there are numerous airports that offer direct flights. In California, non-stop flights can be taken from the famous Los Angeles International Airport, as well as San Francisco National Airport. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the United States of America and also has direct flights to New York City.

How do you get from New York City airport(s) to the city centre?

Flights to the New York City area will have you landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or Newark Liberty International Airport. The first two airports are located in the Queens borough of NYC, while the latter is located in the nearby state of New Jersey. In order to reach Manhattan, you can opt to take a taxi cabs that line up at the airports, a car service, or mass transit. There are many public transportation options to take into Manhattan. From JFK Airport, you can take the AirTrain JFK Red to the E/F trains or buses like the M34-SBS. If leaving from LaGuardia, hop on the Q70-SBS bus and then transfer to the 7 subway train. From Newark Airport, you can take the Newark Airport Express to the 4/6 trains.

What are some things to do in New York City?

There is a ton to do when visiting New York City, no matter what your interests are. In addition to have delicious cheap eats in areas like Chinatown and the East Village, the borough of Manhattan is home to 3-Michelin star restaurants like Per Se, Le Bernardin, Masa, Eleven Madison Park, Masa, and Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare. There is a ton of nightlife to enjoy, whether you want to dance the night away at a famous club or sit and watch a beautiful Broadway show, many of which star Hollywood movie stars. For museums, you can head on over to the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Natural History, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other points of interest that are famous in New York City include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, and Central Park.

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

While a visa isn’t needed when traveling within the United States of America, identification and security measures change from time to time at the airports. It is important to visit the TSA website to see what the most up-to-date requirements are. Depending on what changes have been made, certain state IDs and certain types of IDs will not allow you to board a domestic flight. In these situations, having a passport handy may be necessary in order to get on the plane.

New York climate

Depending on the time of year you visit, cheap plane tickets to New York are plentiful. The more expensive time to fly to New York is during the spring and fall seasons, when temperatures hit an average of 80 degrees during the day and drop to the low 60s at night. New York can get quite humid during the summer months and the winters are cold and snowy.

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New York Travel Information

  • Central Park is a must visit on any stop in town. Go to the zoo, watch or play sport, go swimming or watch a performance at the open-air theatre in the summer months.
  • Shopping in New York is, of course, world-renowned. Book cheap flights to New York so you have plenty of money saved for your shopping excursions. You can spend money everywhere from the biggest department stores in the world to tiny boutiques. You’ll find many street vendors in New York, but buyer beware: the goods you purchase off the street are not the real thing. You’ll pay for what you get – if it’s cheap to buy it’s cheap to wear. 
  • If you want to catch a show on Broadway have a look at the listings in the New York Times on Friday or Sunday to find out what’s on where or have a look online at the official Web site for Broadway, www.livebroadway.com. You can get same-day tickets for shows at discounted prices from TKTS in Times Square and the South Street Seaport.
  • Greenwich Village still has a name for being the arty and bohemian district, however, its popularity has led to such an increase in rents that it is now one of the most expensive parts of Manhattan. For a taste of where the artists and students really live, step inside the cafes, craft shops and vegetarian restaurants in the recently gentrified East Village.
  • For more happenings in New York City, visit www.nycgo.com

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