The cheapest times to fly from LGA to LVI are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 22nd 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 LVI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4053 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1016 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Livingstone

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Livingstone (LVI) will usually cost between $1051 to $2681 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1055. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2855. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1800 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1727 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to LVI flight.

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

LGA to LVI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to LVI 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 $0.14, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Livingstone, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $351 (17%) 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 $1565. Return trip prices are from the LVI 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 LVI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 30 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 LVI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA) in Victoria Falls

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LVI
  • Usually 10.10% less expensive than LVI
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGA to VFA flights


Flight Hacking LGA to LVI

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 LVI — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1121
  • Average savings: $607 (35.12%)

See LGA to JNB flights

Hack #2: Cape Town (LGA > CPT > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1368
  • Average savings: $360 (20.82%)

See LGA to CPT flights

Hack #3: Nairobi (LGA > NBO > LVI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1412
  • Average savings: $315 (18.24%)

See LGA to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7512 miles or 12089 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to LVI flight is about 14 hour 30 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LGA to LVI.


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 LVI
Destination airport name Harry Mwanga Nkumbula Airport
City Livingstone
Country Zambia
Latitude -17.8
Longitude 25.8


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