The cheapest times to fly from LGW to LGA are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 LGW to LGA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1205 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $304 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from London (LGW) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $326 to $875 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $332. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $995. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $663 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $432 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to LGA flight.

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

LGW to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (21%) 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 $441. Return trip prices are from the LGA to LGW 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 LGW to LGA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 12 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 LGW to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 14.24% less expensive than LGA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to JFK flights


Flight Hacking LGW to LGA

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 LGW to LGA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $424
  • Average savings: $9 (1.97%)

See LGW to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (LGW > OSL > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $431
  • Average savings: $1 (0.23%)

See LGW to MAD flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (LGW > CPH > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $432
  • Average savings: $1 (0.12%)

See LGW to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to London Gatwick Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3457 miles or 5563 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to LGA flight is about 7 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from LGW to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGW
Origination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2

Return Airport

Destination code LGA
Destination airport name LaGuardia Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.9


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