The cheapest times to fly from LGA to DRS are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the week of September 17th)

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 DRS is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1758 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $818 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $823 to $1667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $862. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1564. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $703 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1129 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to DRS flight.

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

LGA to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DRS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGA. Saturdays 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 $145 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1082. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LGA to DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 35.52% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 31.00% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Strachowice Airport (WRO) in Wroclaw

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 30.16% less expensive than DRS
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGA to WRO flights


Flight Hacking LGA to DRS

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 DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (LGA > AMS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $546
  • Average savings: $584 (51.68%)

See LGA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Zurich (LGA > ZRH > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $465 (41.19%)

See LGA to ZRH flights

Hack #3: Palma Mallorca (LGA > PMI > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $413 (36.58%)

See LGA to PMI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dresden Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4015 miles or 6462 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to DRS flight is about 8 hour 13 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from LGA to DRS.


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 DRS
Destination airport name Dresden Airport
City Dresden
Country Germany
Latitude 51.1
Longitude 13.8


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