The cheapest times to fly from DOY to LAX are

  • August 20th to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)

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 DOY to LAX is early October. Prices can be as high as $3688 for Tuesday flights during mid October, or as low as $509 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Shandong (DOY) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $584 to $2548 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $680. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $2209. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1529 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1025 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DOY to LAX flight.

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

DOY to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DOY to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dongying. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DOY. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Dongying. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1460 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $769. Return trip prices are from the LAX to DOY 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 DOY 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 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Beijing (DOY > PEK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $337 (32.83%)

See DOY to PDX flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (DOY > PDX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $920
  • Average savings: $105 (10.24%)

See DOY to PEK flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (DOY > SJC > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $92 (8.93%)

See DOY to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Alaska, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shandong, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Dongying Shengli Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6282 miles or 10110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DOY to LAX flight is about 12 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from DOY to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DOY
Origination airport name Dongying Shengli Airport
City Shandong
Country China
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 118.8

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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