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The cheapest times to fly from IAD to LGB are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and 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 IAD to LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $1203 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $273 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $280 to $843 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $300. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $793. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $493 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $477 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to LGB flight.

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

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IAD to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $299 (43%) 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 $382. Return trip prices are from the LGB to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to LGB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 4 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 IAD to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 34.80% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAD to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 21.07% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 16.77% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 14.47% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAD to SAN flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 14.36% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to ONT flights

Destination alternative #6: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 11.53% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAD to BFL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2272 miles or 3656 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to LGB flight is about 5 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from IAD to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.9
Longitude-77.5

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-118.2

 

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