The cheapest times to fly from LGA to MHK are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 20th and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 MHK is early February. Prices can be as high as $854 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $351 for Wednesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Manhattan

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) will usually cost between $351 to $576 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $358. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $529. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $377 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to MHK flight.

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

LGA to MHK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to MHK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $133 (26%) 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 $374. Return trip prices are from the MHK 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 MHK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 9 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 MHK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 25.07% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGA to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: Lincoln Airport (LNK) in Lincoln, NE

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 2.92% less expensive than MHK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to LNK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manhattan Regional Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1209 miles or 1946 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to MHK flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from LGA to MHK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMHK
Destination airport nameManhattan Regional Airport
CityManhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Countrythe United States


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