The cheapest times to fly from CLJ to LAX are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • October 8th 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 CLJ to LAX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1302 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $537 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $579 to $1005 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $598. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1092. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $495 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $676 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLJ to LAX flight.

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

CLJ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLJ to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cluj-Napoca. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 CLJ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Cluj-Napoca. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (10%) 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 $691. Return trip prices are from the LAX to CLJ 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 CLJ 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 12 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Billund (CLJ > BLL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $572
  • Average savings: $104 (15.38%)

See CLJ to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (CLJ > BCN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $33 (4.81%)

See CLJ to BLL flights

Hack #3: Dublin (CLJ > DUB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $647
  • Average savings: $29 (4.29%)

See CLJ to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Frontier, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Wizz Air, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Avram Iancu Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6380 miles or 10268 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLJ to LAX flight is about 12 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Cluj-Napoca and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from CLJ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLJ
Origination airport name Avram Iancu Airport
City Cluj-Napoca
Country Romania
Latitude 46.8
Longitude 23.7

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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