The cheapest times to fly from CGH to LGA are

  • January 29th to February 18th
  • March 5th to May 6th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of October 8th)

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 CGH to LGA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2433 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $781 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Sao Paulo (CGH) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $832 to $1615 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 $821. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1709. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $888 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $953 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGH to LGA flight.

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

CGH to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGH to LGA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from São Paulo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CGH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to São Paulo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1029. Return trip prices are from the LGA to CGH 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 CGH 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 9 hour 35 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 CGH 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 9.76% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CGH to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Brasilia (CGH > BSB > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $780
  • Average savings: $174 (18.21%)

See CGH to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (CGH > MIA > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $103 (10.81%)

See CGH to BSB flights

Hack #3: Goiania (CGH > GYN > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $53 (5.51%)

See CGH to GYN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Congonhas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4780 miles or 7693 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGH to LGA flight is about 9 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Paulo and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from CGH to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGH
Origination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7

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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