The cheapest times to fly from LGA to FRA 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 FRA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1066 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $497 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $497 to $946 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 $526. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $644 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to FRA flight.

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

LGA to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to FRA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Frankfurt, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (11%) 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 $630. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 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 FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 12.51% less expensive than FRA
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGA to LUX flights


Flight Hacking LGA to FRA

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 FRA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $415
  • Average savings: $229 (35.51%)

See LGA to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LGA > BCN > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $500
  • Average savings: $144 (22.38%)

See LGA to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $140 (21.68%)

See LGA to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3843 miles or 6185 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to FRA flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from LGA to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLGA
Origination airport nameLaGuardia Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFRA
Destination airport nameFrankfurt Main Airport


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