The cheapest times to fly from SLA to LGA are

  • September 17th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SLA to LGA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $5212 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $862 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Salta (SLA) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $902 to $4722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3237. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1930 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1496 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to LGA flight.

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

SLA to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to LGA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Salta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2480 (61%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1001. Return trip prices are from the LGA to SLA 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 SLA 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 9 hour 12 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 SLA to LGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 33.29% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLA to JFK flights

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGA
  • Usually 6.78% less expensive than LGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLA to EWR flights


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

Hack #1: Ezeiza (SLA > EZE > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $535 (35.76%)

See SLA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SLA > MIA > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1025
  • Average savings: $471 (31.48%)

See SLA to EZE flights

Hack #3: Santiago (SLA > SCL > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $432 (28.88%)

See SLA to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, American, BoA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from LaGuardia Airport to Salta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4566 miles or 7348 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to LGA flight is about 9 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SLA to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLA
Origination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5

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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