The cheapest times to fly from MTR to LGA are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • February 26th to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • May 21st to August 5th
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 MTR to LGA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2432 for Sunday flights during early November, or as low as $641 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Monteria (MTR) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $748 to $2102 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 $799. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $1699. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $900 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1010 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MTR to LGA flight.

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

MTR to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MTR to LGA flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Montería. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MTR. 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 $163 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1016. Return trip prices are from the LGA to MTR 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 MTR to LGA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 58 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 MTR to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 14.06% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MTR to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 13.17% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MTR to JFK flights


Flight Hacking MTR 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 MTR to LGA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Medellin (MTR > MDE > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $336 (33.22%)

See MTR to BOG flights

Hack #2: Bogota (MTR > BOG > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $706
  • Average savings: $304 (30.1%)

See MTR to MDE flights

Hack #3: Cartagena (MTR > CTG > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $302 (29.85%)

See MTR to CTG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Los Garzones Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2211 miles or 3558 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MTR to LGA flight is about 4 hour 58 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from MTR to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MTR
Origination airport name Los Garzones Airport
City Monteria
Country Colombia
Latitude 8.8
Longitude -75.8

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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