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The cheapest times to fly from LGA to MIA are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 27th to November 18th

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 MIA is early September. Prices can be as high as $637 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $137 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Miami

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $162 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $270 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to MIA flight.

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

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LGA to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to MIA 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 $0.12, 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. 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 $109 (35%) 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 $202. Return trip prices are from the MIA to LGA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LGA to MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LGA to MIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 2.73% less expensive than MIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGA to PBI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miami International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1098 miles or 1767 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to MIA flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Miami, FL?

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLGA
Origination airport nameLaGuardia Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-73.9

Return Airport

Destination codeMIA
Destination airport nameMiami International Airport
CityMiami, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude25.8
Longitude-80.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LGA to MIA tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MIA heading for LGA about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Miami, FL is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 29 minutes late
  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Republic: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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