The cheapest times to fly from EBL to LAX are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to December 2nd

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 EBL to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $2454 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1584 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Erbil (EBL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1597 to $2108 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1610. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2146. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $536 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1853 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EBL to LAX flight.

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

EBL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EBL to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Erbil. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into EBL. Fridays 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 $52 (3%) 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 $1805. Return trip prices are from the LAX to EBL 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 EBL 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 14 hour 24 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 EBL to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 14.79% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See EBL to LGB flights


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

Hack #1: Copenhagen (EBL > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $993 (53.59%)

See EBL to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (EBL > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $900
  • Average savings: $953 (51.43%)

See EBL to CPH flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (EBL > SAW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $913
  • Average savings: $940 (50.73%)

See EBL to SAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7455 miles or 11998 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EBL to LAX flight is about 14 hour 24 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from EBL to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeEBL
Origination airport nameErbil International Airport

Return Airport

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


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