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The cheapest times to fly from RST to LGA are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

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 RST to LGA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $787 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Rochester, MN (RST) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $223 to $488 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $449. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $216 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $291 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RST to LGA flight.

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

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RST to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RST to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is 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 $163 (40%) 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 $244. Return trip prices are from the LGA to RST flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RST to LGA 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 44 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 RST to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 26.29% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to PHL flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 11.86% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See RST to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 973 miles or 1566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RST to LGA flight is about 2 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, MN and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from RST to LGA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code RST
Origination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5

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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