The cheapest times to fly from RSW to LGA are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
- April 23rd to June 10th
- August 6th to September 30th
- October 22nd to November 11th
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 RSW to LGA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $682 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $166 to $400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $167. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $391. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $225 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RSW to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RSW to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $89 (29%) 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 $220. Return trip prices are from the LGA to RSW 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 RSW to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RSW to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1082 miles or 1741 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RSW to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to LGA flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from RSW to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Southwest Florida International Airport|
|City||Fort Myers, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RSW to LGA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for RSW about 39 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 35 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 39 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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