The cheapest times to fly from LGA to PUS are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 PUS is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3490 for Saturday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $975 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Busan

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Busan (PUS) will usually cost between $1040 to $1919 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1012. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $1986. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $974 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1147 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to PUS flight.

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

LGA to PUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to PUS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays 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 $202 (15%) 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 $1246. Return trip prices are from the PUS 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 PUS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to PUS

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 PUS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (LGA > PVG > PUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $168 (14.65%)

See LGA to PVG flights

Hack #2: Taipei (LGA > TPE > PUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $157 (13.69%)

See LGA to TPE flights

Hack #3: Beijing (LGA > PEK > PUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $85 (7.37%)

See LGA to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6991 miles or 11251 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to PUS flight is about 13 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from LGA to PUS.


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 PUS
Destination airport name Gimhae International Airport
City Busan
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.2
Longitude 128.9


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