The cheapest times to fly from YYC to LFT are

  • March 26th to April 8th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • October 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, February 12th, and February 26th)

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 YYC to LFT is late January. Prices can be as high as $792 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $302 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Lafayette

Flying from Calgary (YYC) to Lafayette, LA (LFT) will usually cost between $302 to $727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $699. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYC to LFT flight.

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

YYC to LFT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYC to LFT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Calgary. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LFT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into YYC. 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 $168 (26%) 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 $413. Return trip prices are from the LFT to YYC 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 YYC to LFT 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 17 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 YYC to LFT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from LFT
  • Usually 2.47% less expensive than LFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to MSY flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YYC to LFT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport to Calgary International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1834 miles or 2952 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YYC to LFT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYC to LFT flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Calgary and Lafayette, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from YYC to LFT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YYC
Origination airport name Calgary International Airport
City Calgary
Country Canada
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -114

Return Airport

Destination code LFT
Destination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92


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