The cheapest times to fly from URC to LGA are

  • January 29th to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • October 15th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 URC to LGA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2544 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $719 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Urumqi (URC) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $778 to $1439 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $772. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1625. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $853 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1024 can be considered a good price for a round-trip URC to LGA flight.

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

URC to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the URC to LGA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ürümqi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays 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 $422 (20%) 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 $957. Return trip prices are from the LGA to URC 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 URC 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 12 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: St. Petersburg (URC > LED > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $236 (23.05%)

See URC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (URC > LAX > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $938
  • Average savings: $86 (8.4%)

See URC to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, LOT, Lufthansa, S7, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6471 miles or 10414 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop URC to LGA flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from URC to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code URC
Origination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5

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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