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 $ 611 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 499 (in september) and $ 788 (in july), which is a saving of $ 112 or a surplus of $ 177 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $483 to $537 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 70550 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 september, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 499, saving $ 112 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 611). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 788).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 431 $ 565 good price
February$ 455 $ 555 good price
March$ 443 $ 557 good price
April$ 493 $ 596 fair price
May$ 555 $ 648 fair price
June$ 614 $ 712 high price
July$ 705 $ 788 very high price
August$ 575 $ 675 fair price
September$ 428 $ 499 very good price
October$ 436 $ 515 good price
November$ 437 $ 538 good price
December$ 532 $ 675 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 Paris

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Paris range from $322 to $1019. 6% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $322 to $376), 1% at the maximum price (from $966 to $1019). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $483 to $537 (14% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Paris flight

There are 13 companies that serve New York City from Paris airport: norse atlantic airways, French bee, Fly Play, Air Caraibes, Air France, Icelandair, TAP, Lufthansa, SAS, Iberia, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Level.

Data analysis:

Of the 70550 flights analyzed in previous years, norse atlantic airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (31% 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 $ 102 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 $31.

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 $20. Conversely, departing from Paris on a saturday may cost you an additional $29.


Top prices New York City-Paris

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Paris05-08 to 27-08-2024$ 315 
New York City → Paris12-08 to 30-08-2024$ 307 
New York City → Paris04-09 to 27-09-2024$ 308 
New York City → Paris06-09 to 29-09-2024$ 299 
New York City → Paris08-09 to 14-09-2024$ 312 
New York City → Paris18-09 to 30-09-2024$ 309 
New York City → Paris04-10 to 22-10-2024$ 307 
New York City → Paris01-12 to 07-12-2024$ 298 
New York City → Paris20-01 to 26-01-2025$ 329 
New York City → Paris11-02 to 18-02-2025$ 329 


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 9 to 10 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-Paris flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

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 9 to 10 months before departure (it is then on average 579 $, which is a saving of 32 $ 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 (109 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City to Paris 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: 466 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 517), 2 to 3 months ($ 494), 3 to 4 months ($ 493), 4 to 5 months ($ 471), 6 to 7 months ($ 466), 7 to 8 months ($ 501), 8 to 9 months ($ 524), 9 to 10 months ($ 534)

February

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 460 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 508), 2 to 3 months ($ 491), 3 to 4 months ($ 484), 4 to 5 months ($ 490), 5 to 6 months ($ 473), 7 to 8 months ($ 461), 8 to 9 months ($ 493), 9 to 10 months ($ 522)

March

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 458 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 521), 3 to 4 months ($ 535), 4 to 5 months ($ 496), 5 to 6 months ($ 475), 6 to 7 months ($ 487), 7 to 8 months ($ 471), 9 to 10 months ($ 519), 10 to 11 months ($ 550)

April

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 493 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 581), 3 to 4 months ($ 517), 5 to 6 months ($ 570), 7 to 8 months ($ 572), 8 to 9 months ($ 508), 9 to 10 months ($ 572)

May

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 484 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 643), 2 to 3 months ($ 618), 3 to 4 months ($ 602), 4 to 5 months ($ 600), 5 to 6 months ($ 646), 8 to 9 months ($ 566)

June

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 571 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 690), 5 to 6 months ($ 669), 6 to 7 months ($ 582), 7 to 8 months ($ 687), 9 to 10 months ($ 657)

July

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 674 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 757), 6 to 7 months ($ 705), 8 to 9 months ($ 782)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 582 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 630), 2 to 3 months ($ 628), 3 to 4 months ($ 672), 7 to 8 months ($ 639), 9 to 10 months ($ 645)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 397 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 487), 3 to 4 months ($ 494), 8 to 9 months ($ 461), 10 to 11 months ($ 498)

October

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 435 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 498), 3 to 4 months ($ 498), 4 to 5 months ($ 483), 5 to 6 months ($ 504), 9 to 10 months ($ 487)

November

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 462 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 532), 2 to 3 months ($ 499), 4 to 5 months ($ 476), 5 to 6 months ($ 484), 6 to 7 months ($ 499), 7 to 8 months ($ 529), 8 to 9 months ($ 531)

December

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 583 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 624), 2 to 3 months ($ 660), 3 to 4 months ($ 635), 4 to 5 months ($ 588), 5 to 6 months ($ 604), 7 to 8 months ($ 605), 8 to 9 months ($ 647), 9 to 10 months ($ 660)

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 $12. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $10 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
June 2024$ 721
$574 to $939
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July 2024$ 587
$441 to $1315
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August 2024$ 457
$307 to $583
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September 2024$ 417
$299 to $487
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October 2024$ 484
$307 to $1438
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November 2024$ 683
$332 to $2942
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December 2024$ 759
$298 to $2386
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January 2025$ 612
$327 to $1752
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February 2025$ 482
$329 to $1443
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March 2025$ 556
$380 to $1510
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April 2025$ 545
$388 to $834
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May 2025$ 658
$339 to $1622
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Data analysis:

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



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