The cheapest times to fly from STL to LGA are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 13th to September 30th (except the week of August 27th)
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 STL to LGA is early December. Prices can be as high as $530 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $227 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $227 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $79 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $228 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the STL to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the STL to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $54 (19%) 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 $229. Return trip prices are from the LGA to STL 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 STL 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 35 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from STL to LGA while comparing.
- 101 miles (163 km) away from LGA
- Usually 14.51% less expensive than LGA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from STL to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 886 miles or 1426 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from STL to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to LGA flight is about 2 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from STL to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||St Louis Lambert International Airport|
|City||St. Louis, MO|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from STL 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 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for STL about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 16 minutes late
- Envoy: 14 minutes late
- Republic: 18 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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