The cheapest times to fly from DRS to LAX are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • September 17th to December 16th

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 DRS to LAX is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1607 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $548 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Dresden (DRS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $746 to $1347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $732. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $641 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $908 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRS to LAX flight.

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

DRS to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRS to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dresden. 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 Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DRS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dresden. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (10%) 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 $911. Return trip prices are from the LAX to DRS 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 DRS 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 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (DRS > DUS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $257 (28.25%)

See DRS to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (DRS > AMS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $223 (24.5%)

See DRS to DUS flights

Hack #3: Moscow (DRS > SVO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $700
  • Average savings: $209 (22.96%)

See DRS to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5879 miles or 9461 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRS to LAX flight is about 11 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from DRS to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDRS
Origination airport nameDresden Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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