The cheapest times to fly from IAH to LGA are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 13th to November 18th
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 IAH to LGA is early September. Prices can be as high as $548 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $217 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $217 to $392 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $180 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $233 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (27%) 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 $231. Return trip prices are from the LGA to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1415 miles or 2277 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to LGA flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from IAH to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH to LGA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 34% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for IAH about 29 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 27 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 46 minutes late
- United: 22 minutes late
- Republic: 41 minutes late
- Mesa: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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