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

The average price to go to Peru (Lima) from New York City airport is $ 742 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 642 (in may) and $ 925 (in july), which is a saving of $ 101 or a surplus of $ 183 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $481 to $534 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday 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 Peru (Lima) 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-Peru (Lima) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 63030 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Peru (Lima) 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 may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 642, saving $ 101 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 742). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 925).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 513 $ 718 fair price
February$ 531 $ 697 good price
March$ 523 $ 673 good price
April$ 538 $ 650 good price
May$ 519 $ 642 very good price
June$ 614 $ 749 fair price
July$ 765 $ 925 very high price
August$ 721 $ 866 high price
September$ 534 $ 678 good price
October$ 543 $ 686 good price
November$ 575 $ 725 fair price
December$ 635 $ 897 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 Peru (Lima)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Peru (Lima) range from $320 to $1281. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $321 to $374), 1% at the maximum price (from $1228 to $1281). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $481 to $534 (11% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Peru flight

There are 9 companies that serve New York City from Peru (Lima) airport: latam airlines group, United, Spirit Airlines, Avianca (scheduled), Avianca Brazil, Delta, Copa, jetBlue and Frontier Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 63030 flights analyzed in previous years, latam airlines group was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (47% of the time) on the New York City->Peru route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the New York City-Peru (Lima) flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 364 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Peru (Lima) 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 $27. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $33.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Peru (Lima) 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 $25. Conversely, departing from Peru (Lima) on a saturday may cost you an additional $44.


Top prices New York City-Peru (Lima)

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Lima04-05 to 11-05-2024$ 405 
New York City → Lima11-05 to 18-05-2024$ 380 
New York City → Lima07-09 to 14-09-2024$ 362 
New York City → Lima15-09 to 29-09-2024$ 409 
New York City → Lima01-03 to 15-03-2025$ 333 
New York City → Lima05-03 to 14-03-2025$ 333 
New York City → Lima09-03 to 14-03-2025$ 357 
New York City → Lima21-03 to 30-03-2025$ 399 
New York City → Lima24-03 to 31-03-2025$ 389 
New York City → Lima26-03 to 31-03-2025$ 383 


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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 10 to 11 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-Peru 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 Peru (Lima), it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 654 $, which is a saving of 88 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance, you will pay the full price (87 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your New York City to Peru (Lima) 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: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 531 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 620), 7 to 8 months ($ 703), 8 to 9 months ($ 707)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 504 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 676), 3 to 4 months ($ 600), 8 to 9 months ($ 680), 9 to 10 months ($ 627)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 472 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 594), 4 to 5 months ($ 614)

April

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 548 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 577), 9 to 10 months ($ 641), 10 to 11 months ($ 644)

May

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 555 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 613), 9 to 10 months ($ 607), 10 to 11 months ($ 594)

June

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 593 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 735), 2 to 3 months ($ 698), 3 to 4 months ($ 718), 5 to 6 months ($ 744), 6 to 7 months ($ 731)

July

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 794 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 821), 2 to 3 months ($ 859), 6 to 7 months ($ 917), 7 to 8 months ($ 864)

August

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 708 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 787), 2 to 3 months ($ 724), 3 to 4 months ($ 773), 8 to 9 months ($ 834)

September

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 549 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 630), 1 to 2 months ($ 562), 3 to 4 months ($ 565), 8 to 9 months ($ 676), 9 to 10 months ($ 666)

October

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 549 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 597), 2 to 3 months ($ 571), 4 to 5 months ($ 572), 5 to 6 months ($ 677), 9 to 10 months ($ 671)

November

Best time: 11 to 12 months before departure (average price: 606 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 672), 1 to 2 months ($ 682), 2 to 3 months ($ 625), 3 to 4 months ($ 644), 4 to 5 months ($ 679), 5 to 6 months ($ 641), 6 to 7 months ($ 709)

December

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 709 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 728)

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->Peru are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $6. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $14 more.



New York City to Peru (Lima): 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
April 2024$ 852
$502 to $1330
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May 2024$ 722
$380 to $1533
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June 2024$ 735
$333 to $1110
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July 2024$ 1045
$500 to $1495
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August 2024$ 1168
$531 to $1434
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September 2024$ 702
$362 to $1225
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October 2024$ 934
$344 to $1339
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November 2024$ 1144
$360 to $1357
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December 2024$ 1214
$467 to $2035
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January 2025$ 1089
$333 to $1473
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February 2025$ 1033
$432 to $1111
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March 2025$ 523
$333 to $1338
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, june and march are cheaper to travel to Peru (Lima). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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