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The cheapest times to fly from LGA to RDU are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 26th, and March 12th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 LGA to RDU is early September. Prices can be as high as $378 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $142 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Raleigh

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) will usually cost between $147 to $250 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 $147. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $241. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $94 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $156 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to RDU flight.

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

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LGA to RDU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to RDU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 $67 (31%) 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 $150. Return trip prices are from the RDU to LGA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LGA to RDU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 431 miles or 694 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to RDU flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Raleigh/Durham, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from LGA to RDU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code RDU
Destination airport name Raleigh-Durham International Airport
City Raleigh/Durham, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.9
Longitude -78.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LGA to RDU tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave RDU heading for LGA about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Raleigh/Durham, NC is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 23 minutes late
  • Republic: 16 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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