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More About Flying To Montego Bay from New York

Route Information for Flights from New York to Montego Bay

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code MBJ
Distance 1549 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:13PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:24PM UTC

Travel from New York to Montego Bay

When you're ready to leave the city and head to the beach, can help you plan your trip from New York to Montego Bay. The website has all of the tools you need to plan every detail of your vacation. From good deals on airline tickets to information on local attractions, it's your one-stop-shop for vacation planning.

Leaving New York City

Three airports serve the New York City metropolitan area: LaGuardia Airport, Newark-Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport. LaGuardia is 6.5 miles from Manhattan, JFK is 20 miles from Manhattan and Newark is 16 miles from Manhattan. Flights to Montego Bay leave from all three airports. Five airlines offer flights to Montego Bay: JetBlue, Delta Air Lines, Air Canada, US Airways and United Airlines.

All three airports have long-term parking options for people who need to leave their cars at the airport while they travel. The rates at Newark and JFK accrue in eight-hour intervals, with a maximum charge of $18 per day. LaGuardia Airport charges $66 for the first two days and $18 per day after the second day. If you don't want to drive to the airport, you can get to JFK or LaGuardia by taking the NYC Airporter shuttle bus. It costs $12.75 to get to LaGuardia Airport and $15.75 to get to JFK. You can also take a taxicab to any of the three airports.

If you want to grab something to eat before your flight, all of the airports have numerous options. Newark has a food court that features Subway, Villa Pizza and Cheeburger Cheeburger. If you're flying out of LaGuardia, you can choose from MexiJoe's, Metro Burger or Five Guys Burgers & Fries. If your flight leaves from JFK, you can eat at the Tuscany Café, Eat & Go Istanbul or New York Hot Dog & Coffee.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay isn't as crowded as Ocho Rios, but it's still one of Jamaica's premier vacation destinations. Whether you enjoy golf, shopping or simply want to relax on the beach, Montego Bay has something that will interest you.

Exploring Montego Bay

Flights from New York arrive at the Sangster International Airport, which is 3 miles from the center of Montego Bay. Most of the area's hotels and resorts offer airport shuttle service to their guests. If you don't want to use your hotel's shuttle services, you can get to Montego Bay by taxicab or rental car. JUTA Taxi and JCAL Taxi are the airport's authorized taxicab companies. You can reserve a cab at the Authorized Airport Taxi desk, just outside of the Customs exit. The airport also houses five rental car companies: Hertz, Budget, Avis, Thrifty and Island Car Rental. You can reserve your rental car in advance using the website.

The Caribbean climate is one of the many reasons people travel to Montego Bay. The city is always warm; temperatures don't fluctuate much throughout the year. During the hottest months, July and August, average high temperatures reach the low 90s, and average low temperatures drop into the low 70s. During the coldest time of year, from January through March, average high temperatures hover in the mid-80s, and average low temperatures stay in the high 60s. The rainy season runs from May through the end of October. However, September and October are the wettest months.

When you've had enough of the beach for the day, you can take a stroll down Gloucester Avenue. The street features over 60 shops and over 35 bars and restaurants. You can also browse Harbour Street, which is known for its open-air craft market. It's a great place to find handmade souvenirs. History buffs should visit Fort Montego, the Greenwood Great House and the Rose Hall Great House.

Plan a Montego Bay Vacation

When you're ready to plan your trip from New York to Montego Bay, visit The website offers vacation packages, has good rates on flights and hotel accommodations and has all the information you need to plan your trip's itinerary.

Flights from New York to Montego Bay - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to Montego Bay now?

Check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from New York to Montego Bay.

Are there non-stop flights from New York to Montego Bay?

You're in luck — you'll find 3 airlines which offer direct services from New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Sangster Intl. Airport. These are some of the best:

  • JetBlue
  • American Airlines
  • Delta
What is the shortest flight from New York to Montego Bay?

The quickest flight time from Newark Airport to Sangster Intl. Airport is around 4 hours and 31 minutes. Order your favorite wine from the cabin crew, write in your travel journal or listen to that podcast — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from New York to Montego Bay most frequently?

JetBlue (B6) is one of the carriers with the most flights from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to Sir Donald Sangster Intl. Airport (MBJ). It offers 60 flights on this route each month. Taking a vacation is one of life's biggest pleasures, and this airline will get you to your destination quickly and safely. American Airlines (AA) will also get you to your destination in comfort. Offering 30 flights per month between New York and Montego Bay, it's another quality airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Montego Bay?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Montego Bay have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Montego Bay with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Montego Bay without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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