The cheapest times to fly from LGA to SDJ are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 16th and April 30th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 10th, September 17th, October 1st, October 15th, and November 19th)

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 SDJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $3355 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1050 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Sendai

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Sendai (SDJ) will usually cost between $1110 to $2072 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1132. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2072. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $939 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1235 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to SDJ flight.

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

LGA to SDJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to SDJ 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SDJ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sendai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $278 (16%) 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 $1272. Return trip prices are from the SDJ 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 SDJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 47 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 SDJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yamagata Airport (GAJ) in Yamagata

  • 35 miles (56 km) away from SDJ
  • Usually 1.62% less expensive than SDJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGA to GAJ flights


Flight Hacking LGA to SDJ

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 SDJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Taipei (LGA > TPE > SDJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1096
  • Average savings: $139 (11.26%)

See LGA to TPE flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (LGA > PHL > SDJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1103
  • Average savings: $132 (10.69%)

See LGA to PHL flights

Hack #3: Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (LGA > ABE > SDJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1187
  • Average savings: $48 (3.89%)

See LGA to ABE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sendai Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6557 miles or 10552 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to SDJ flight is about 12 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LGA to SDJ.


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 SDJ
Destination airport name Sendai Airport
City Sendai
Country Japan
Latitude 38.1
Longitude 140.9


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