The cheapest times to fly from SAW to LGA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 SAW to LGA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1226 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $430 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Istanbul (SAW) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $463 to $985 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $470. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1061. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $591 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $561 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAW to LGA flight.

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

SAW to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAW to LGA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Saturdays 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 $73 (8%) 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 $593. Return trip prices are from the LGA to SAW 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 SAW 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 10 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAW 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 SAW to LGA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SAW > CPH > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $483
  • Average savings: $79 (13.99%)

See SAW to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (SAW > ARN > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $496
  • Average savings: $66 (11.68%)

See SAW to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5023 miles or 8084 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAW to LGA flight is about 10 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 30 available flights from SAW to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAW
Origination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLGA
Destination airport nameLaGuardia Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.