The cheapest times to fly from LGA to PDP are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
  • April 9th to August 5th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 23rd)
  • August 20th to September 2nd
  • September 17th to September 30th

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 PDP is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $7899 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1205 for Monday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Punta del Este

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Maldonado (PDP) will usually cost between $1262 to $3944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $1259. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3894. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1888 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to PDP flight.

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

LGA to PDP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to PDP 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PDP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Punta del Este, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1977 (50%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1622. Return trip prices are from the PDP 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 PDP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 38 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 PDP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Carrasco International Airport (MVD) in Montevideo

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from PDP
  • Usually 59.54% less expensive than PDP
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to MVD flights


Flight Hacking LGA to PDP

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 PDP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (LGA > MIA > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1412
  • Average savings: $477 (25.25%)

See LGA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (LGA > GRU > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1491
  • Average savings: $398 (21.06%)

See LGA to GRU flights

Hack #3: Buenos Aires (LGA > AEP > PDP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1507
  • Average savings: $381 (20.19%)

See LGA to AEP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5359 miles or 8624 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to PDP flight is about 10 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from LGA to PDP.


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 PDP
Destination airport name Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport
City Maldonado
Country Uruguay
Latitude -34.9
Longitude -55.1


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