The cheapest times to fly from DRS to LGB are

  • February 12th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 20th to October 7th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 17th, and September 24th)
  • October 22nd 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 LGB is early November. Prices can be as high as $5574 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $551 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Dresden (DRS) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $662 to $2145 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $754. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2059. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1305 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1077 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRS to LGB flight.

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

DRS to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRS to LGB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dresden. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Long Beach, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Dresden. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $720 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $985. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 2-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.


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 DRS to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 15.69% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRS to LAX flights

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 11.61% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRS to SAN flights


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

Hack #1: Mulhouse (DRS > BSL > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $375 (34.77%)

See DRS to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (DRS > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $236 (21.91%)

See DRS to BSL flights

Hack #3: Zurich (DRS > ZRH > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $849
  • Average savings: $228 (21.17%)

See DRS to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Dresden Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5880 miles or 9463 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Dresden and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DRS to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDRS
Origination airport nameDresden Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States


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