The cheapest times to fly from IND to LGB are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 15th 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 IND to LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $1012 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $264 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $297 to $793 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 $354. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $670. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $437 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to LGB flight.

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

IND to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IND to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. 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 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 $263 (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 $348. Return trip prices are from the LGB to IND 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 IND 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 4 hour 13 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 IND to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 38.56% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IND to LAX flights

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 28.15% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 19.22% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 14.76% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 14.42% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to SNA flights

Destination alternative #6: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 11.90% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to PSP flights


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

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (IND > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $429
  • Average savings: $8 (1.83%)

See IND to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IND 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 Indianapolis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1799 miles or 2895 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to LGB flight is about 4 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from IND to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IND
Origination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2


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