The cheapest times to fly from LEX to GYE are

  • January 8th to April 29th
  • May 14th to July 15th

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 GYE is early February. Prices can be as high as $3567 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $869 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $987 to $1477 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1034. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1716. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $682 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to GYE flight.

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

LEX to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to GYE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Guayaquil, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Lexington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $255 (18%) 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 $1152. Return trip prices are from the GYE 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 GYE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LEX to GYE

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 GYE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (LEX > FLL > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $695
  • Average savings: $585 (45.68%)

See LEX to FLL flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LEX > LGA > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $746
  • Average savings: $534 (41.7%)

See LEX to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > GYE)

  • Price for both tickets: $753
  • Average savings: $527 (41.19%)

See LEX to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2793 miles or 4495 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to GYE flight is about 6 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LEX to GYE.


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 GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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