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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Sochi by plane or train

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Fly New York JFK to Sochi  •  18h 38m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Sochi (AER) JFK - AER

RUB 43996 - RUB 121175

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Fly Newark to Sochi  •  19h 11m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sochi (AER) EWR - AER

RUB 35243 - RUB 91659

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Fly New York JFK to Krasnodar, train  •  22h 58m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Krasnodar (KRR) JFK - KRR
  2. Take the train from Krasnodar 1 to Sochi

RUB 41641 - RUB 112735

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No, entry into Russia from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sochi is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sochi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sochi is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Sochi is to fly which costs $470 - $1,300 and takes 19h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Sochi is to fly which costs $600 - $1,700 and takes 18h 38m.

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It is approximately 8534 km to get from New York to Sochi.

It takes approximately 18h 38m to get from New York to Sochi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Sochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 20m and has one stopover.

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Sochi is 7h ahead of New York. It is currently 2:34 AM in New York and 9:34 AM in Sochi.

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, El Al and Ural Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Sochi Airport.

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There are 598+ hotels available in Sochi. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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  • Distance: 8534.3 km
  • Duration: 18h 38m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Sochi, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Sochi 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.ru
Flights from New York JFK to Sochi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 70000 - RUB 110000
Flights from Newark to Sochi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 48000 - RUB 90000
Flights from New York JFK to Krasnodar via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 65000 - RUB 100000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from New York JFK to Sochi via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 43000 - RUB 120000
Flights from Newark to Sochi via Stockholm, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 41000 - RUB 110000
Flights from Newark to Sochi via Oslo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 41000 - RUB 110000
Flights from New York JFK to Krasnodar via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 40000 - RUB 110000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Sochi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 41000 - RUB 110000
Flights from Newark to Sochi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 35000 - RUB 90000
Flights from New York JFK to Krasnodar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 39000 - RUB 100000
NordStar
Website
nordstar.ru
Flights from Newark to Sochi via Frankfurt, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 36000 - RUB 90000
Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Krasnodar 1 to Sochi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1600
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1100 - RUB 1600
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Krasnodar 1 to Sochi
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 340 - RUB 1200
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
RUB 340 - RUB 650
1st Class (Coupe)
RUB 500 - RUB 1200

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