The cheapest times to fly from ADD to LGA are

  • January 22nd to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • September 17th to December 2nd

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 ADD to LGA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1722 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $955 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $1008 to $1502 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1016. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1476. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $460 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1176 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to LGA flight.

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

ADD to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to LGA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGA, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ADD. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Addis Ababa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (5%) 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 $1148. Return trip prices are from the LGA to ADD 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 ADD 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 13 hour 30 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 ADD to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 17.74% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ADD to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 13.74% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ADD to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: Milan (ADD > MXP > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $878
  • Average savings: $298 (25.35%)

See ADD to ARN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $270 (22.93%)

See ADD to MXP flights

Hack #3: Cairo (ADD > CAI > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $924
  • Average savings: $252 (21.4%)

See ADD to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Austrian, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Bole International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6959 miles or 11199 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to LGA flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from ADD to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADD
Origination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8

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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