The cheapest times to fly from LGA to PLW are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • May 7th to July 15th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 5th)

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 PLW is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $7745 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $2836 for Friday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Palu City

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Palu (PLW) will usually cost between $3644 to $6124 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $3530. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $7520. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3990 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4255 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to PLW flight.

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

LGA to PLW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to PLW 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 $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PLW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Palu City, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $346 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4577. Return trip prices are from the PLW 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 PLW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 10 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to PLW

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 PLW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Jakarta (LGA > CGK > PLW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1095
  • Average savings: $3161 (74.28%)

See LGA to CGK flights

Hack #2: Surabaya (LGA > SUB > PLW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1544
  • Average savings: $2711 (63.72%)

See LGA to SUB flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (LGA > SJC > PLW)

  • Price for both tickets: $3065
  • Average savings: $1190 (27.97%)

See LGA to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Palu Celebes-Mutiara Indon. Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9549 miles or 15368 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to PLW flight is about 18 hour 10 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from LGA to PLW.


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 PLW
Destination airport name Palu Celebes-Mutiara Indon. Airport
City Palu
Country Indonesia
Latitude -0.9
Longitude 119.9


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