The cheapest times to fly from KEF to LFT are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • April 2nd to July 22nd (except the week of June 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 KEF to LFT is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2851 for Saturday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $493 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Lafayette

Flying from Keflavik/Reykjavik (KEF) to Lafayette, LA (LFT) will usually cost between $642 to $1706 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $1784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1108 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $995 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KEF to LFT flight.

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

KEF to LFT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KEF to LFT flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Reykjavík. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LFT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KEF. Saturdays 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 $192 (15%) 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 $952. Return trip prices are from the LFT to KEF 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 KEF to LFT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 43 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 KEF to LFT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from LFT
  • Usually 17.59% less expensive than LFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See KEF to MSY flights


Flight Hacking KEF to LFT

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 KEF to LFT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (KEF > EWR > LFT)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $228 (22.86%)

See KEF to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (KEF > BOS > LFT)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $220 (22.11%)

See KEF to EWR flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (KEF > IAD > LFT)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $206 (20.7%)

See KEF to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KEF to LFT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport to Keflavik International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3741 miles or 6021 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KEF to LFT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KEF to LFT flight is about 7 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Keflavik/Reykjavik and Lafayette, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from KEF to LFT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KEF
Origination airport name Keflavik International Airport
City Keflavik/Reykjavik
Country Iceland
Latitude 64
Longitude -22.6

Return Airport

Destination code LFT
Destination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92


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