The cheapest times to fly from LRD to CID are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 23rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 LRD to CID is early November. Prices can be as high as $794 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $372 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Cedar Rapids

Flying from Laredo, TX (LRD) to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) will usually cost between $398 to $589 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $458. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $583. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $514 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LRD to CID flight.

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

LRD to CID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LRD to CID flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Laredo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CID, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LRD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Cedar Rapids, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Laredo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (24%) 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 $413. Return trip prices are from the CID to LRD 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 LRD to CID 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 56 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 LRD to CID while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from CID
  • Usually 31.52% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See LRD to MSN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LRD to CID? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from The Eastern Iowa Airport to Laredo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1083 miles or 1743 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LRD to CID?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LRD to CID flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Laredo, TX and Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LRD to CID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LRD
Origination airport name Laredo International Airport
City Laredo, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 27.5
Longitude -99.5

Return Airport

Destination code CID
Destination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7


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