Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Benin (Cotonou) (from: New York City)

The average price to go to Benin (Cotonou) from New York City airport is $ 1267 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 948 (in march) and $ 1877 (in july), which is a saving of $ 319 or a surplus of $ 611 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $803 to $857 and it is generally more economical to leave on a saturday and return on a thursday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Benin (Cotonou) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your New York City-Benin (Cotonou) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 22545 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Benin (Cotonou) from New York City and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in march, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 948, saving $ 319 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1267). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1877).

Flight New York City-Benin (Cotonou): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 988 $ 1187 good price
February$ 851 $ 1052 good price
March$ 839 $ 948 very good price
April$ 849 $ 1013 good price
May$ 835 $ 993 good price
June$ 1050 $ 1352 fair price
July$ 1404 $ 1877 very high price
August$ 1351 $ 1828 high price
September$ 963 $ 1186 good price
October$ 866 $ 1050 good price
November$ 906 $ 1146 good price
December$ 1233 $ 1561 high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from New York City to Benin (Cotonou)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Benin (Cotonou) range from $642 to $2088. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $643 to $696), 1% at the maximum price (from $2034 to $2088). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $910 to $964 (8% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Benin flight

There are 6 companies that serve New York City from Benin (Cotonou) airport: Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Air France, United and Brussels Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 22545 flights analyzed in previous years, Turkish Airlines was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (55% of the time) on the New York City->Benin route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Benin (Cotonou) flights departing on a saturday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a saturday as your departure date, you can save an average of $36. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $53.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Benin (Cotonou) to New York City departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday for your return date, you will save an average of $93. Conversely, departing from Benin (Cotonou) on a sunday may cost you an additional $69.


Top prices New York City-Benin (Cotonou)

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Cotonou03-07 to 07-07-2024$ 1323 
New York City → Cotonou14-07 to 27-07-2024$ 1119 
New York City → Cotonou19-07 to 28-07-2024$ 1543 
New York City → Cotonou21-07 to 27-07-2024$ 1161 
New York City → Cotonou24-07 to 30-07-2024$ 1540 
New York City → Cotonou06-08 to 11-08-2024$ 1282 
New York City → Cotonou07-08 to 11-08-2024$ 1191 
New York City → Cotonou06-10 to 30-10-2024$ 902 
New York City → Cotonou10-12 to 17-12-2024$ 1120 


When to book your flight New York City - Benin (Cotonou) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a New York City-Benin flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Benin (Cotonou), it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1165 $, which is a saving of 102 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (490 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City to Benin (Cotonou) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 1048 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1146), 3 to 4 months ($ 1171), 4 to 5 months ($ 1069)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 930 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 999)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 877 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 900), 3 to 4 months ($ 934)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 904 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 964), 4 to 5 months ($ 939)

May

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 919 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 923), 2 to 3 months ($ 985), 6 to 7 months ($ 976)

June

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1123 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1225), 5 to 6 months ($ 1223)

July

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1368 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1558), 4 to 5 months ($ 1489), 5 to 6 months ($ 1450), 6 to 7 months ($ 1465)

August

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1262 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1680), 3 to 4 months ($ 1455), 5 to 6 months ($ 1292), 6 to 7 months ($ 1342)

September

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 922 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1178), 2 to 3 months ($ 1171), 3 to 4 months ($ 1063), 5 to 6 months ($ 948), 6 to 7 months ($ 1185), 7 to 8 months ($ 1057)

October

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 875 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1006), 3 to 4 months ($ 986), 7 to 8 months ($ 902), 8 to 9 months ($ 917)

November

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 822 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1129), 2 to 3 months ($ 978), 3 to 4 months ($ 971), 4 to 5 months ($ 1052), 5 to 6 months ($ 917), 7 to 8 months ($ 824)

December

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1348 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1451), 6 to 7 months ($ 1495), 8 to 9 months ($ 1412), 9 to 10 months ($ 1350), 10 to 11 months ($ 1439)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Benin are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $34. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $21 more.



New York City to Benin (Cotonou): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1337
$1119 to $1543
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August 2024$ 1237
$1191 to $1282
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October 2024$ 902
$902 to $902
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December 2024$ 1120
$1120 to $1120
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, october and december are cheaper to travel to Benin (Cotonou). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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