The cheapest times to fly from LGA to CAI are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 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 LGA to CAI is late September. Prices can be as high as $1465 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $911 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $947 to $1261 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $942. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1348. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1050 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to CAI flight.

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

LGA to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to CAI flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Cairo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $56 (5%) 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 $1054. Return trip prices are from the CAI 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 CAI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to CAI

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 CAI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (LGA > MAD > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $693
  • Average savings: $358 (34.05%)

See LGA to MAD flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (LGA > AMS > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $741
  • Average savings: $310 (29.48%)

See LGA to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (LGA > CDG > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $742
  • Average savings: $309 (29.38%)

See LGA to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cairo International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5601 miles or 9014 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to CAI flight is about 11 hour 4 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from LGA to CAI.


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 CAI
Destination airport name Cairo International Airport
City Cairo
Country Egypt
Latitude 30.1
Longitude 31.4


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