The cheapest times to fly from SGF to LGA are

  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

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 SGF to LGA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $809 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $315 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Springfield, MO (SGF) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $316 to $525 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $346. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SGF to LGA flight.

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

SGF to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SGF to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Springfield. 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 $109 (24%) 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 $335. Return trip prices are from the LGA to SGF 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 SGF to LGA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 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 SGF to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 6.27% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SGF to ABE flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 2.40% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SGF to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) in Worcester, MA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 1.07% less expensive than LGA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SGF to ORH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Springfield-Branson National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1073 miles or 1727 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SGF to LGA flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Springfield, MO and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from SGF to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SGF
Origination airport name Springfield-Branson National Airport
City Springfield, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -93.4

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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