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

The average price to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) from New York City airport is $ 433 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 369 (in november) and $ 549 (in july), which is a saving of $ 65 or a surplus of $ 117 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all the prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $327 to $382 and that it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday on a direct flight.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) 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-Iceland (Reykjavík) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 65174 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Iceland (Reykjavík) 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 november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 369, saving $ 65 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 433). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 549).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 312 $ 380 good price
February$ 312 $ 435 fair price
March$ 339 $ 418 fair price
April$ 344 $ 412 good price
May$ 351 $ 408 good price
June$ 378 $ 459 fair price
July$ 438 $ 549 very high price
August$ 414 $ 523 high price
September$ 324 $ 383 good price
October$ 321 $ 373 good price
November$ 305 $ 369 very good price
December$ 344 $ 474 fair 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 Iceland (Reykjavík)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Iceland (Reykjavík) range from $218 to $709. 6% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $218 to $273), 1% at the maximum price (from $654 to $709). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $327 to $382 (23% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Iceland flight

There are 3 companies that serve New York City from Iceland (Reykjavík) airport: Fly Play, Icelandair and Level.

Data analysis:

Of the 65174 flights analyzed in previous years, Fly Play was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (86% of the time) on the New York City->Iceland route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Iceland (Reykjavík) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $12. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $20.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Iceland (Reykjavík) to New York City departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $31. Conversely, departing from Iceland (Reykjavík) on a saturday may cost you an additional $26.


Top prices New York City-Iceland (Reykjavík)

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Reykjavík23-01 to 27-01-2025$ 290 
New York City → Reykjavík02-02 to 09-02-2025$ 290 
New York City → Reykjavík07-02 to 13-02-2025$ 288 
New York City → Reykjavík03-03 to 11-03-2025$ 291 
New York City → Reykjavík02-05 to 11-05-2025$ 275 
New York City → Reykjavík05-05 to 12-05-2025$ 273 
New York City → Reykjavík07-05 to 20-05-2025$ 280 
New York City → Reykjavík11-05 to 17-05-2025$ 290 
New York City → Reykjavík02-06 to 13-06-2025$ 288 
New York City → Reykjavík08-06 to 15-06-2025$ 288 


When to book your flight New York City - Iceland (Reykjavík) 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 0 to 1 month 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-Iceland flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Iceland (Reykjavík), it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 387 $, which is a saving of 46 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (166 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City to Iceland (Reykjavík) 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: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 313 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 336), 3 to 4 months ($ 352), 5 to 6 months ($ 345), 6 to 7 months ($ 350), 7 to 8 months ($ 356), 8 to 9 months ($ 341), 9 to 10 months ($ 325), 10 to 11 months ($ 359)

February

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 325 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 378), 3 to 4 months ($ 364), 4 to 5 months ($ 348), 5 to 6 months ($ 363), 7 to 8 months ($ 327), 8 to 9 months ($ 339), 9 to 10 months ($ 348), 10 to 11 months ($ 338)

March

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 346 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 376), 3 to 4 months ($ 351), 4 to 5 months ($ 361), 5 to 6 months ($ 360), 6 to 7 months ($ 369), 7 to 8 months ($ 350), 8 to 9 months ($ 353), 9 to 10 months ($ 351), 11 to 12 months ($ 377)

April

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 315 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 351), 5 to 6 months ($ 338), 6 to 7 months ($ 361), 7 to 8 months ($ 365), 8 to 9 months ($ 339), 9 to 10 months ($ 341), 10 to 11 months ($ 363), 11 to 12 months ($ 388)

May

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 337 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 376), 4 to 5 months ($ 387), 5 to 6 months ($ 374), 6 to 7 months ($ 399), 7 to 8 months ($ 372), 8 to 9 months ($ 348), 10 to 11 months ($ 343), 11 to 12 months ($ 375)

June

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 404 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 412), 3 to 4 months ($ 446), 4 to 5 months ($ 424), 5 to 6 months ($ 418), 6 to 7 months ($ 413), 7 to 8 months ($ 424), 8 to 9 months ($ 422), 9 to 10 months ($ 414), 10 to 11 months ($ 446), 11 to 12 months ($ 429)

July

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 474 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 526), 3 to 4 months ($ 494), 4 to 5 months ($ 502), 5 to 6 months ($ 493), 6 to 7 months ($ 491), 7 to 8 months ($ 503), 8 to 9 months ($ 502)

August

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 438 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 495), 2 to 3 months ($ 490), 3 to 4 months ($ 465), 4 to 5 months ($ 443), 5 to 6 months ($ 453), 7 to 8 months ($ 443), 8 to 9 months ($ 481)

September

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 348 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 373), 3 to 4 months ($ 370), 4 to 5 months ($ 356), 5 to 6 months ($ 357), 6 to 7 months ($ 377), 7 to 8 months ($ 371), 8 to 9 months ($ 357)

October

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 343 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 356), 6 to 7 months ($ 359), 7 to 8 months ($ 369)

November

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 322 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 361), 4 to 5 months ($ 339), 5 to 6 months ($ 343), 6 to 7 months ($ 332), 8 to 9 months ($ 344), 9 to 10 months ($ 355), 10 to 11 months ($ 348)

December

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 402 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 469), 6 to 7 months ($ 432), 7 to 8 months ($ 436), 8 to 9 months ($ 414), 9 to 10 months ($ 404), 10 to 11 months ($ 420)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Iceland are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $5. Conversely, by buying it on a monday, you may end up paying $6 more.



New York City to Iceland (Reykjavík): 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$ 539
$388 to $765
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August 2024$ 495
$363 to $739
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September 2024$ 411
$328 to $556
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October 2024$ 465
$360 to $583
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November 2024$ 466
$292 to $604
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December 2024$ 453
$291 to $683
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January 2025$ 411
$289 to $648
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February 2025$ 393
$288 to $536
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March 2025$ 365
$291 to $475
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April 2025$ 381
$305 to $553
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May 2025$ 309
$272 to $389
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June 2025$ 334
$288 to $544
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, december, february, march, april, may and june are cheaper to travel to Iceland (Reykjavík). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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