The cheapest times to fly from YFB to LGA are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 26th, March 12th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • October 29th 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 YFB to LGA is mid March. Prices can be as high as $2740 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1479 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Iqaluit (YFB) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $1479 to $1900 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1526. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1973. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $447 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1599 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YFB to LGA flight.

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

YFB to LGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YFB to LGA flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Iqaluit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above 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 $310 (17%) 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 $1502. Return trip prices are from the LGA to YFB 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 YFB 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 3 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Ottawa (YFB > YOW > LGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1404
  • Average savings: $195 (12.2%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Canadian North, First Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1602 miles or 2578 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YFB to LGA flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from YFB to LGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YFB
Origination airport name Iqaluit Airport
City Iqaluit
Country Canada
Latitude 63.8
Longitude -68.6

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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