The cheapest times to fly from CGN to LAX are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd 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 CGN to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $1385 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $554 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Cologne (CGN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $583 to $1291 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 $581. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1288. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $778 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGN to LAX flight.

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

CGN to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGN to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cologne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Cologne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $113 (9%) 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 $819. Return trip prices are from the LAX to CGN 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 CGN 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 11 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CGN 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 CGN to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (CGN > ARN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $262 (33.61%)

See CGN to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (CGN > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $259 (33.29%)

See CGN to ARN flights

Hack #3: London (CGN > LHR > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $218 (27.96%)

See CGN to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Koeln Bonn Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5707 miles or 9185 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGN to LAX flight is about 11 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from CGN to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGN
Origination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

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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