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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CEK are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd 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 LAX to CEK is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3890 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $841 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Chelyabinsk

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Chelyabinsk (CEK) will usually cost between $847 to $2836 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $849. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $3296. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2447 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $982 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CEK flight.

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

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LAX to CEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to CEK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 Chelyabinsk, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $142 (11%) 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 $1114. Return trip prices are from the CEK to LAX 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to CEK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 16 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 LAX to CEK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Koltsovo Airport (SVX) in Ekaterinburg

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from CEK
  • Usually 8.81% less expensive than CEK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SVX flights

 

Flight Hacking LAX to CEK

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 LAX to CEK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (LAX > DME > CEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $747
  • Average savings: $235 (23.89%)

See LAX to DME flights

Hack #2: Moscow (LAX > SVO > CEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $200 (20.33%)

See LAX to SVO flights

Hack #3: St. Petersburg (LAX > LED > CEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $86 (8.71%)

See LAX to LED flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6269 miles or 10089 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CEK flight is about 12 hour 16 minutes.

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

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeCEK
Destination airport nameBalandino Airport
CityChelyabinsk
CountryRussia
Latitude55.3
Longitude61.5

 

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