The cheapest times to fly from YEG to LGA are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • early to mid July
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 YEG to LGA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $260 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Edmonton (YEG) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $267 to $389 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $410. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YEG to LGA flight.

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

YEG to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YEG to LGA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Edmonton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $58 (15%) 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 $288. Return trip prices are from the LGA to YEG 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 YEG 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 4 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2026 miles or 3261 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YEG to LGA flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from YEG to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYEG
Origination airport nameEdmonton International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLGA
Destination airport nameLaGuardia Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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