The cheapest times to fly from MGA to LWS are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 12th, April 2nd, and April 23rd)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, November 12th, and November 26th)

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 MGA to LWS is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $4339 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $2857 for Thursday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Lewiston

Flying from Managua (MGA) to Lewiston, ID (LWS) will usually cost between $3356 to $3765 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $3401. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $3716. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $315 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3479 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MGA to LWS flight.

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

MGA to LWS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MGA to LWS flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Managua. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LWS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MGA. Fridays 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 $279 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3408. Return trip prices are from the LWS to MGA 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 MGA to LWS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 20 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 MGA to LWS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Spokane, WA

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 64.50% less expensive than LWS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MGA to GEG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 52.20% less expensive than LWS
  • 2-layover flights available

See MGA to PSC flights


Flight Hacking MGA to LWS

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 MGA to LWS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MGA > LAX > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $891
  • Average savings: $2589 (74.4%)

See MGA to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (MGA > SFO > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $937
  • Average savings: $2542 (73.07%)

See MGA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (MGA > LAS > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $2496 (71.73%)

See MGA to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MGA to LWS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport to Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2971 miles or 4781 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MGA to LWS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MGA to LWS flight is about 6 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Managua and Lewiston, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from MGA to LWS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MGA
Origination airport name Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport
City Managua
Country Nicaragua
Latitude 12.1
Longitude -86.2

Return Airport

Destination code LWS
Destination airport name Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport
City Lewiston, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -117


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