The cheapest times to fly from LGA to BUQ are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 3rd to October 7th (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 BUQ is early February. Prices can be as high as $3568 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $991 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Bulawayo

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Bulawayo (BUQ) will usually cost between $1004 to $2610 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 $1207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1662 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1626 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to BUQ flight.

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

LGA to BUQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to BUQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Bulawayo, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $568 (28%) 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 $1492. Return trip prices are from the BUQ to LGA 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 LGA to BUQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to BUQ

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 LGA to BUQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (LGA > JNB > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $553 (33.99%)

See LGA to JNB flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LGA > BOS > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1458
  • Average savings: $168 (10.34%)

See LGA to BOS flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (LGA > ORD > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1574
  • Average savings: $52 (3.2%)

See LGA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGA to BUQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from J. M. Nkomo International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7749 miles or 12471 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LGA to BUQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to BUQ flight is about 14 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Bulawayo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from LGA to BUQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGA
Origination airport name LaGuardia Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.9

Return Airport

Destination code BUQ
Destination airport name J. M. Nkomo International Airport
City Bulawayo
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -20
Longitude 28.6


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