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

The average price to go to Paris from New York City airport is $ 558 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 453 (in march) and $ 802 (in july), which is a saving of $ 106 or a surplus of $ 244 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $378 to $432 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday 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 Paris 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-Paris plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 86732 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Paris 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 ($ 453, saving $ 106 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 558). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 802).

Flight New York City-Paris: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 470 good price
February $ 457 good price
March $ 453
very good price
April $ 555 good price
May $ 546 good price
June $ 659 fair price
July $ 802
very high price
August $ 691 high price
September $ 509 good price
October $ 522 good price
November $ 491 good price
December $ 534 good price

Price breakdown to travel from New York City to Paris

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Paris range from $270 to $972. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $270 to $324), 2% at the maximum price (from $918 to $972). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $378 to $432 (22% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Paris flight

There are 10 companies that serve New York City from Paris airport: Fly Play, norse atlantic airways, French bee, Level, Air Caraibes, TAP, Icelandair, Air France, SAS and Lufthansa.

Data analysis:

Of the 86732 flights analyzed in previous years, Fly Play was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (33% of the time) on the New York City->Paris route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the New York City-Paris flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 193 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Paris 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 $16. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $38.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Paris to New York City departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $25. Conversely, departing from Paris on a saturday may cost you an additional $31.

Top prices New York City-Paris

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Paris13-12 to 17-12-2023$ 384 
New York City → Paris23-01 to 31-01-2024$ 357 
New York City → Paris06-02 to 12-02-2024$ 348 
New York City → Paris15-02 to 23-02-2024$ 388 
New York City → Paris10-03 to 14-03-2024$ 377 
New York City → Paris14-03 to 20-03-2024$ 333 
New York City → Paris09-04 to 16-04-2024$ 367 
New York City → Paris18-04 to 29-04-2024$ 403 
New York City → Paris02-10 to 16-10-2024$ 401 
New York City → Paris06-10 to 13-10-2024$ 401 

When to book your flight New York City - Paris to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 5 to 6 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-Paris flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

What month are you going to Paris?

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 Paris, it is recommended to buy it 5 to 6 months before departure (it is then on average 489 $, which is a saving of 69 $ 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 (186 $ more than the average price).

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, wednesday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Paris are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $10. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $9 more.

New York City to Paris: 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$ 778
$384 to $1163
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January 2024$ 497
$357 to $699
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February 2024$ 460
$318 to $591
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March 2024$ 521
$333 to $699
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April 2024$ 471
$367 to $597
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May 2024$ 665
$461 to $1018
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June 2024$ 695
$628 to $794
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July 2024$ 753
$569 to $938
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August 2024$ 672
$532 to $1278
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September 2024$ 455
$401 to $715
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October 2024$ 485
$401 to $657
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November 2024$ 727
$483 to $1181
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, april, july, august, september and october are cheaper to travel to Paris. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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