The cheapest times to fly from LGA to ATL are
- May 28th to June 17th
- August 27th to November 18th (except the week of September 24th)
- December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and February 12th)
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 LGA to ATL is early December. Prices can be as high as $422 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $177 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $180 to $298 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $183. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $286. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $198 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGA to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LGA to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $61 (24%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $195. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LGA 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 LGA to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LGA to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 761 miles or 1225 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LGA to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to ATL flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LGA to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LGA to ATL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for LGA about 24 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 23 minutes late
- Delta: 28 minutes late
- American: 21 minutes late
- Republic: 1 minutes late
- Frontier: 35 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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