The cheapest times to fly from MIA to LGA are
- January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
- May 28th to June 17th
- July 9th to July 22nd
- August 13th to November 18th
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 MIA to LGA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $667 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $137 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $166 to $389 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $159. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $354. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $195 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MIA to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MIA to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $109 (35%) 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 $204. Return trip prices are from the LGA to MIA 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 MIA to LGA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MIA to LGA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Miami International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1098 miles or 1767 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MIA to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to LGA flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.
How many flights go between Miami, FL and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from MIA to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Miami International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MIA to LGA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGA heading for MIA about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 33 minutes late
- American: 23 minutes late
- Republic: 1 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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