The cheapest times to fly from FAO to LGA are

  • March 19th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 28th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FAO to LGA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1244 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $351 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Faro (FAO) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $422 to $1053 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $447. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1055. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $608 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $532 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAO to LGA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAO to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FAO to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAO to LGA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Faro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Faro. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $95 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $576. Return trip prices are from the LGA to FAO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAO to LGA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from FAO to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 14.38% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAO to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 3.76% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAO to EWR flights


Flight Hacking FAO to LGA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FAO to LGA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (FAO > MAD > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $501
  • Average savings: $31 (5.83%)

See FAO to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (FAO > OSL > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $514
  • Average savings: $18 (3.38%)

See FAO to MAD flights

Hack #3: Milan (FAO > MXP > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $518
  • Average savings: $15 (2.73%)

See FAO to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAO to LGA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Faro Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3468 miles or 5581 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAO to LGA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAO to LGA flight is about 7 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Faro and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from FAO to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAO
Origination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -8

Return Airport

Destination code LGA
Destination airport name LaGuardia Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.9


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