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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to DRS are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 DRS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2086 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $792 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $890 to $1879 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $876. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1743. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $867 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to DRS flight.

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

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LAX to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 fly to DRS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dresden, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (10%) 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 $1231. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS 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 34 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 DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 48.59% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 41.79% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Strachowice Airport (WRO) in Wroclaw

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 34.87% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to WRO flights

Destination alternative #4: Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 32.88% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SXF flights

Destination alternative #5: Babimost Airport (IEG) in Zielona Gora

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 17.61% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to IEG flights

 

Flight Hacking LAX to DRS

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 DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (LAX > DUS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $777
  • Average savings: $481 (38.25%)

See LAX to DUS flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (LAX > FRA > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $476 (37.81%)

See LAX to FRA flights

Hack #3: Zurich (LAX > ZRH > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $457 (36.3%)

See LAX to ZRH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5879 miles or 9461 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to DRS flight is about 11 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from LAX to DRS.

 

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 codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport
CityDresden
CountryGermany
Latitude51.1
Longitude13.8

 

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