The cheapest times to fly from LGA to GBE are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of 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 GBE is late January. Prices can be as high as $3789 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $933 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Gaborone

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Gaborone (GBE) will usually cost between $982 to $2448 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1066. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2672. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1606 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1509 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to GBE flight.

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

LGA to GBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to GBE 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 $0.12, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Gaborone, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $464 (21%) 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 $1437. Return trip prices are from the GBE 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 GBE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to GBE

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 GBE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $511 (33.86%)

See LGA to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1121
  • Average savings: $388 (25.71%)

See LGA to BOS flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (LGA > IAD > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1227
  • Average savings: $282 (18.69%)

See LGA to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, Air Canada, American, Austrian, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7797 miles or 12548 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to GBE flight is about 15 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LGA to GBE.


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 GBE
Destination airport name Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
City Gaborone
Country Botswana
Latitude -24.6
Longitude 25.9


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