The cheapest times to fly from FLL to LGA are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
- May 21st to June 10th
- August 6th 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 FLL to LGA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $697 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $117 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $157 to $417 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 $146. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $386. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $241 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FLL to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FLL to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $108 (34%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the LGA to FLL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from FLL to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 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 FLL to LGA while comparing.
- 95 miles (153 km) away from LGA
- Usually 10.04% less expensive than LGA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FLL to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1078 miles or 1735 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FLL to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to LGA flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from FLL to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport|
|City||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from FLL to LGA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 41% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for FLL about 26 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 20 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 24 minutes late
- JetBlue: 35 minutes late
- Spirit: 21 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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