The cheapest times to fly from EAS to LAX are

  • January 8th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 9th, May 21st, and June 4th)
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 EAS to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $2047 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $512 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from San Sebastian (EAS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $517 to $1638 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $544. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1841. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1297 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $704 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EAS to LAX flight.

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

EAS to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EAS to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Donostia-San Sebastian. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Donostia-San Sebastian. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $145 (13%) 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 $786. Return trip prices are from the LAX to EAS 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 EAS 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 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 EAS to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.91% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See EAS to SNA flights


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

Hack #1: Madrid (EAS > MAD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $153 (21.68%)

See EAS to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $555
  • Average savings: $149 (21.11%)

See EAS to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, Avianca, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5769 miles or 9284 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EAS to LAX flight is about 11 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between San Sebastian and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from EAS to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EAS
Origination airport name San Sebastian Airport
City San Sebastian
Country Spain
Latitude 43.4
Longitude -1.8

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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