The cheapest times to fly from LEX to ALA are

  • October 1st to April 8th (except the week of December 17th)

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 LEX to ALA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2227 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $981 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Almaty

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Almaty (ALA) will usually cost between $1101 to $2215 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $954 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1487 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to ALA flight.

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

LEX to ALA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to ALA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. 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 $188 (11%) 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 $1382. Return trip prices are from the ALA to LEX 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 LEX to ALA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LEX to ALA

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 LEX to ALA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > ALA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1046
  • Average savings: $442 (29.69%)

See LEX to JFK flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (LEX > IAD > ALA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1147
  • Average savings: $341 (22.9%)

See LEX to IAD flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LEX > LGA > ALA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1173
  • Average savings: $314 (21.12%)

See LEX to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to ALA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Almaty Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6696 miles or 10776 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to ALA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to ALA flight is about 13 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Almaty?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from LEX to ALA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

Destination code ALA
Destination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77


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