The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ELQ are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 19th)
  • June 25th to July 15th

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 ELQ is early May. Prices can be as high as $6779 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1039 for Wednesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Al Qassim

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Gassim (ELQ) will usually cost between $1119 to $2786 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $3215. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1980 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1451 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ELQ flight.

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

LAX to ELQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ELQ 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $388 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1452. Return trip prices are from the ELQ to LAX 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 LAX to ELQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to ELQ

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 ELQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dammam (LAX > DMM > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $379 (26.09%)

See LAX to DMM flights

Hack #2: Riyadh (LAX > RUH > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $360 (24.81%)

See LAX to RUH flights

Hack #3: Jeddah (LAX > JED > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1125
  • Average savings: $327 (22.5%)

See LAX to JED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8112 miles or 13055 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ELQ flight is about 15 hour 35 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LAX to ELQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code ELQ
Destination airport name Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Gassim
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 43.8


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