Cheap flights from New York to Seattle (NYC - SEA)

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The best prices from New York to Seattle are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SEA flight in 2021: compare New York to Seattle flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seattle.
NYC - SEA
Price
$269 - $421
SEA
Temperature
46.4 - 77 °F
SEA
Rainfall
0.7 - 6.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$269

From New York to Seattle

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from New York to Seattle

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Seattle?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 71% on flights from New York to Seattle compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $123. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $189.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Seattle. Flights to Seattle from New York in April are about $115 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $36.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Seattle (NYC - SEA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Seattle at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Seattle in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SEA flights for May, June
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$217pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$217pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$226pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Seattle 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seattle from New York found for this year
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$217pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$217pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$226pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Seattle from New York

Save time with New York to Seattle direct flight deals
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$217pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$217pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$240pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Seattle

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seattle from New York, departing today and this week
22 May - 24 May
$236pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
26 May - 9 Jun
$238pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 May - 10 Jun
$251pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Seattle from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Seattle
12:30 pm - 3:57 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 27m
JFK - SEA
JetBlue
6:40 am - 3:23 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
11h 43m
EWR - SEA
Major Airline
$116
StudentUniverse
4:29 am - 2:11 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 42m
JFK - SEA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Seattle</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Seattle

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Seattle due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Seattle for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Seattle/Tacoma Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Seattle/Tacoma Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York to Seattle/Tacoma Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Seattle from New York?

Located just 11.4 mi from the city center, Seattle/Tacoma Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Seattle from New York. Booking flights from New York to Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) should be relatively easy as there are 26 daily inbound flights from New York from 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Seattle for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $235.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Seattle under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Seattle is less than $252.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Seattle for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Seattle within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Seattle?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from New York to Seattle on average per day?

On average 11 flights depart from New York to Seattle/Tacoma Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 9% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 9% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 82% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Seattle?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Seattle is generally colder than in New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Seattle?

United Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines can get you from New York to Seattle in just under 6h 01m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 2408 mi between New York and Seattle. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Seattle round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Seattle is JetBlue. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $217 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $217 and $226 round-trip. JetBlue is priced at 32% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Alaska Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $104. United Airlines flights start at $109 while deals on JetBlue start at $109 one-way.

Alternative routes for New York to Seattle

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Seattle

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Seattle.
Flight duration
5h 51m
Average temperature for May in Seattle
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Seattle
1.8 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Seattle

Top 8 airlines flying from New York to Seattle

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Seattle 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
Sun Country Air
$118 $236 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$148 $256 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$97 $268 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $313 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$98 $333 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$127 $357 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$108 $369 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$127 $436 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Seattle

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Seattle.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 73% of NYC to SEA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of NYC to SEA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to SEA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to SEA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Seattle
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Seattle.
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
23 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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