The cheapest times to fly from EKO to LGA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 2nd to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 EKO to LGA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1374 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $378 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Elko, NV (EKO) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $458 to $1158 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $538. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1072. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $534 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $775 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EKO to LGA flight.

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

EKO to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EKO to LGA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Elko. 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 $430 (43%) 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 $564. Return trip prices are from the LGA to EKO 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 EKO 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 4 hour 53 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 EKO 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 30.32% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EKO to JFK flights

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 25.42% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See EKO to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (EKO > SLC > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $491
  • Average savings: $284 (36.65%)

See EKO to SLC flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (EKO > DEN > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $627
  • Average savings: $148 (19.1%)

See EKO to DEN flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (EKO > AUS > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $688
  • Average savings: $87 (11.23%)

See EKO to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Elko Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2171 miles or 3494 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EKO to LGA flight is about 4 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Elko, NV and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from EKO to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EKO
Origination airport name Elko Regional Airport
City Elko, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -115.8

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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