The cheapest times to fly from LGA to YAM are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • October 15th to December 16th

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 YAM is late October. Prices can be as high as $806 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $351 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Sault Ste. Marie (YAM) will usually cost between $351 to $572 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $362. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $401 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to YAM flight.

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

LGA to YAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to YAM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $120 (24%) 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 $378. Return trip prices are from the YAM 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 YAM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 10 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 YAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 16.83% less expensive than YAM
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGA to TVC flights

Destination alternative #2: Alpena County Regional Airport (APN) in Alpena, MI

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 7.23% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to APN flights

Destination alternative #3: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 6.86% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGA to MQT flights


Flight Hacking LGA to YAM

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 YAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (LGA > YYZ > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $393
  • Average savings: $8 (2%)

See LGA to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sault Ste. Marie Airport to LaGuardia Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 661 miles or 1064 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to YAM flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Sault Ste. Marie?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LGA to YAM.


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 YAM
Destination airport name Sault Ste. Marie Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie
Country Canada
Latitude 46.5
Longitude -84.5


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