The cheapest times to fly from MEM to LFT are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 13th
- July 9th to July 29th
- October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
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 MEM to LFT is early December. Prices can be as high as $868 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $198 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Lafayette
Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Lafayette, LA (LFT) will usually cost between $198 to $378 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $868. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $659 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $248 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to LFT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEM to LFT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEM to LFT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (32%) 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 $210. Return trip prices are from the LFT to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MEM to LFT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 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 MEM to LFT while comparing.
- 55 miles (89 km) away from LFT
- Usually 10.08% less expensive than LFT
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEM to LFT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport to Memphis International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 354 miles or 570 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEM to LFT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to LFT flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Lafayette, LA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MEM to LFT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Memphis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|