The cheapest times to fly from BGW to LAX are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of October 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 BGW to LAX is early September. Prices can be as high as $1952 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $1038 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Baghdad (BGW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1140 to $1861 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1051. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1873. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1409 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BGW to LAX flight.

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

BGW to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BGW to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Baghdad. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BGW. 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 $76 (5%) 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 $1412. Return trip prices are from the LAX to BGW 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 BGW to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BGW to LAX

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 BGW to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (BGW > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $558 (39.57%)

See BGW to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (BGW > SAW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $917
  • Average savings: $493 (34.95%)

See BGW to CPH flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (BGW > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $955
  • Average savings: $455 (32.26%)

See BGW to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BGW to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Al Muthana Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7654 miles or 12318 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BGW to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BGW to LAX flight is about 14 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Baghdad and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from BGW to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BGW
Origination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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