The cheapest times to fly from LFT to MEM are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • July 2nd to July 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 LFT to MEM is early November. Prices can be as high as $603 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $194 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $196 to $372 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $231. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $331. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $263 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to MEM flight.

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

LFT to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFT to MEM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above 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 $105 (32%) 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 $224. Return trip prices are from the MEM to LFT 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 LFT to MEM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 354 miles or 570 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to MEM flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and Memphis, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from LFT to MEM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


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