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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to LGA are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 DEN to LGA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $723 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $182 to $429 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 $190. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $406. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $216 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to LGA flight.

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

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DEN to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $119 (35%) 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 $217. Return trip prices are from the LGA to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Allegiant, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1615 miles or 2599 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to LGA flight is about 3 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from DEN to LGA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDEN
Origination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-104.7

Return Airport

Destination codeLGA
Destination airport nameLaGuardia Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-73.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to LGA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for DEN about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 27 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 24 minutes late
  • Delta: 40 minutes late
  • United: 24 minutes late
  • Frontier: 19 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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