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

The average price to go to Iceland (Reykjavik) from New York City airport is $ 463 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 379 (in november) and $ 608 (in july), which is a saving of $ 84 or a surplus of $ 146 (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 $326 to $380 and that it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday 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 (Reykjavik) 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 (Reykjavik) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 73150 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Iceland (Reykjavik) 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 ($ 379, saving $ 84 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 463). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 608).

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

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 428 good price
February $ 435 good price
March $ 393 good price
April $ 466 fair price
May $ 464 fair price
June $ 550 high price
July $ 608
very high price
August $ 580 high price
September $ 406 good price
October $ 380
very good price
November $ 379
very good price
December $ 455 fair price

Price breakdown to travel from New York City to Iceland (Reykjavik)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Iceland (Reykjavik) range from $217 to $815. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $218 to $272), 1% at the maximum price (from $760 to $815). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $326 to $380 (22% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Iceland flight

There are 4 companies that serve New York City from Iceland (Reykjavik) airport: Fly Play, Icelandair, Level and Finnair.

Data analysis:

Of the 73150 flights analyzed in previous years, Fly Play was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (82% of the time) on the New York City->Iceland route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Iceland (Reykjavik) flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $21. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $24.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Iceland (Reykjavik) 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 $38. Conversely, departing from Iceland (Reykjavik) on a saturday may cost you an additional $41.

Top prices New York City-Iceland (Reykjavik)

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Reykjavik09-12 to 13-12-2023$ 237 
New York City → Reykjavik08-01 to 20-01-2024$ 232 
New York City → Reykjavik22-01 to 28-01-2024$ 230 
New York City → Reykjavik03-04 to 10-04-2024$ 252 
New York City → Reykjavik05-04 to 09-04-2024$ 246 
New York City → Reykjavik07-04 to 14-04-2024$ 250 
New York City → Reykjavik16-04 to 23-04-2024$ 253 
New York City → Reykjavik21-04 to 30-04-2024$ 226 
New York City → Reykjavik23-04 to 30-04-2024$ 246 
New York City → Reykjavik26-04 to 30-04-2024$ 240 

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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 3 to 4 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.

What month are you going to Iceland (Reykjavik)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Iceland (Reykjavik), it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 387 $, which is a saving of 76 $ 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 (79 $ more than the average price).

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 $4. Conversely, by buying it on a monday, you may end up paying $6 more.

New York City to Iceland (Reykjavik): 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
December 2023$ 622
$237 to $1285
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January 2024$ 326
$222 to $487
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February 2024$ 432
$263 to $1584
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March 2024$ 340
$268 to $894
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April 2024$ 283
$226 to $365
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May 2024$ 350
$277 to $437
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June 2024$ 404
$367 to $562
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July 2024$ 434
$391 to $537
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August 2024$ 424
$371 to $564
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September 2024$ 327
$275 to $555
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October 2024$ 341
$284 to $535
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November 2024$ 701
$497 to $1952
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Data analysis:

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

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