The cheapest times to fly from LGA to ELQ are

  • January 1st to February 11th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 29th)
  • March 5th to April 29th
  • October 8th 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 ELQ is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $13700 for Saturday flights during late May, or as low as $1519 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Al Qassim

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Gassim (ELQ) will usually cost between $3975 to $6494 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $3149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $7623. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4474 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5959 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to ELQ flight.

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

LGA to ELQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to ELQ 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 $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Al Qassim, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1425 (22%) 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 $5219. Return trip prices are from the ELQ 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 ELQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to ELQ

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 ELQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Riyadh (LGA > RUH > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $4927 (82.68%)

See LGA to RUH flights

Hack #2: Jeddah (LGA > JED > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $4823 (80.94%)

See LGA to JED flights

Hack #3: Dubai (LGA > DXB > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1193
  • Average savings: $4767 (79.99%)

See LGA to DXB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, CSA, Delta, Lufthansa, Saudia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6319 miles or 10169 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to ELQ flight is about 12 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LGA to ELQ.


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 ELQ
Destination airport name Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Gassim
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 43.8


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