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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LGB are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • July 9th to July 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 LGB is late January. Prices can be as high as $890 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $240 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $272 to $573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $141 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $382 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LGB flight.

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

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LAX to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $14.15, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $169 (35%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 1 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 53.14% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.81% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.68% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SBA flights

Destination alternative #4: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 16.23% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 18.32% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BFL flights

Destination alternative #6: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 13.22% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ONT flights

 

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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $260
  • Average savings: $122 (31.94%)

See LAX to LAS flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (LAX > SJC > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $275
  • Average savings: $107 (28.01%)

See LAX to SJC flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (LAX > SFO > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $331
  • Average savings: $51 (13.35%)

See LAX to SFO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Emirates, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 17 miles or 27 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LGB flight is about 1 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from LAX to LGB.

 

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 codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-118.2

 

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