The cheapest times to fly from FCA to LGA are

  • May 28th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 4th

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 FCA to LGA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1007 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $356 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kalispell, MT (FCA) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $407 to $837 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 $441. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $771. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $330 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $571 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCA to LGA flight.

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

FCA to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCA to LGA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kalispell. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into FCA. 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 $199 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $501. Return trip prices are from the LGA to FCA 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 FCA to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 38 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 FCA to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 13.13% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 12.26% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to PHL flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 6.92% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Glacier Park International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2030 miles or 3267 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCA to LGA flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalispell, MT and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from FCA to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FCA
Origination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3

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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