The cheapest times to fly from CVG to LGB are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 CVG to LGB is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1052 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $273 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Cincinnati, OH (CVG) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $340 to $795 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $381. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $682. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $480 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CVG to LGB flight.

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

CVG to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CVG to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cincinnati. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. 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 $276 (42%) 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 $377. Return trip prices are from the LGB to CVG 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 CVG to LGB 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 22 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 CVG to LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 39.69% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See CVG to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 24.58% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See CVG to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 23.33% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 18.54% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to BUR flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 17.08% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to ONT flights

Destination alternative #6: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 16.77% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to PSP flights


Flight Hacking CVG to LGB

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 CVG to LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (CVG > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $407
  • Average savings: $73 (15.21%)

See CVG to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CVG to LGB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1885 miles or 3034 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CVG to LGB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CVG to LGB flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Cincinnati, OH and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from CVG to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CVG
Origination airport name Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City Cincinnati, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39
Longitude -84.7

Return Airport

Destination code LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2


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