The cheapest times to fly from LGA to ZAG are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • 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 ZAG is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1306 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $651 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Zagreb

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Zagreb (ZAG) will usually cost between $655 to $1006 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $672. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1054. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $775 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to ZAG flight.

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

LGA to ZAG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to ZAG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Zagreb, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (7%) 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 $754. Return trip prices are from the ZAG 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 ZAG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGA to ZAG

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 ZAG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (LGA > MAD > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $272 (35.03%)

See LGA to MAD flights

Hack #2: Paris (LGA > CDG > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $231 (29.81%)

See LGA to CDG flights

Hack #3: London (LGA > LHR > ZAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $223 (28.71%)

See LGA to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, COPA, Croatia, Delta, Finnair, InterJet, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Sun Country Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4288 miles or 6901 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to ZAG flight is about 8 hour 42 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from LGA to ZAG.


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 ZAG
Destination airport name Zagreb Airport
City Zagreb
Country Croatia
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 16.1


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