The cheapest times to fly from LGA to TAE are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th 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 TAE is early October. Prices can be as high as $2629 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1393 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Daegu

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Taegu (TAE) will usually cost between $1398 to $2016 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2141. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $726 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1539 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to TAE flight.

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

LGA to TAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to TAE 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Daegu, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $181 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1612. Return trip prices are from the TAE 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 TAE 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 29 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 TAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from TAE
  • Usually 25.48% less expensive than TAE
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGA to PUS flights


Flight Hacking LGA to TAE

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 TAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (LGA > GMP > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1161
  • Average savings: $378 (24.54%)

See LGA to GMP flights

Hack #2: Da Nang (LGA > DAD > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1203
  • Average savings: $336 (21.81%)

See LGA to DAD flights

Hack #3: Taipei (LGA > TPE > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1219
  • Average savings: $320 (20.8%)

See LGA to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6949 miles or 11183 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to TAE flight is about 13 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from LGA to TAE.


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 TAE
Destination airport name Taegu International Airport
City Taegu
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.9
Longitude 128.7


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