The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PLQ are

  • January 22nd to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of November 5th)

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 PLQ is late October. Prices can be as high as $5696 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $818 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Palanga

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Palanga (PLQ) will usually cost between $943 to $3323 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $961. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3357. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2396 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1053 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PLQ flight.

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

LAX to PLQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PLQ 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 $0.11, 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. Saturdays 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 $471 (27%) 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 $1069. Return trip prices are from the PLQ 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 PLQ 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 23 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 PLQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Riga International Airport (RIX) in Riga

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from PLQ
  • Usually 31.53% less expensive than PLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to RIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Khrabrovo Airport (KGD) in Kaliningrad

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PLQ
  • Usually 12.82% less expensive than PLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to KGD flights

Destination alternative #3: Kaunas International Airport (KUN) in Kaunas

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from PLQ
  • Usually 1.99% less expensive than PLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to KUN flights


Flight Hacking LAX to PLQ

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 PLQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (LAX > OSL > PLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $420 (39.84%)

See LAX to OSL flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > PLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $411 (39.03%)

See LAX to CPH flights

Hack #3: Riga (LAX > RIX > PLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $228 (21.65%)

See LAX to RIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Austrian, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5782 miles or 9305 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PLQ flight is about 11 hour 23 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LAX to PLQ.


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 PLQ
Destination airport name Palanga International Airport
City Palanga
Country Lithuania
Latitude 56
Longitude 21.1


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.