The cheapest times to fly from LAX to JTR are

  • April 23rd to October 21st

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 JTR is early October. Prices can be as high as $5090 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $662 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Santorini

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Santorini (JTR) will usually cost between $688 to $3791 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $706. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3883. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3176 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1099 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to JTR flight.

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

LAX to JTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to JTR flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JTR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Santorini, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $786 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1609. Return trip prices are from the JTR 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 JTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 40 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 JTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) in Athens

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 38.05% less expensive than JTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ATH flights

Destination alternative #2: Souda Airport (CHQ) in Chania

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 7.78% less expensive than JTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CHQ flights


Flight Hacking LAX to JTR

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 JTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $730
  • Average savings: $369 (33.55%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LHR > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $334 (30.36%)

See LAX to LHR flights

Hack #3: Athens (LAX > ATH > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $778
  • Average savings: $321 (29.22%)

See LAX to ATH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Blue Panorama, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Level, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Olympic, SAS, Sky Express, SWISS, United, Volotea, WestJet, Wizz Air, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7047 miles or 11341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to JTR flight is about 13 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from LAX to JTR.


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 JTR
Destination airport name Santorini Airport
City Santorini
Country Greece
Latitude 36.4
Longitude 25.5


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