The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SFT are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

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 SFT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $6898 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $997 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to SkellefteƄ

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Skelleftea (SFT) will usually cost between $1113 to $1628 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1129. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2101. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $972 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SFT flight.

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

LAX to SFT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SFT 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 $0.15, 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 to SkellefteƄ, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $131 (9%) 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 $1226. Return trip prices are from the SFT 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 SFT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 29 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 SFT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kemi Tornio Airport (KEM) in Kemi

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SFT
  • Usually 36.42% less expensive than SFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to KEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Umea Airport (UME) in Umea

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from SFT
  • Usually 25.67% less expensive than SFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to UME flights

Destination alternative #3: Kallax Airport (LLA) in Lulea

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from SFT
  • Usually 15.30% less expensive than SFT
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to LLA flights


Flight Hacking LAX to SFT

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 SFT ā€” but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (LAX > ARN > SFT)

  • Price for both tickets: $668
  • Average savings: $610 (47.73%)

See LAX to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5282 miles or 8501 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SFT flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LAX to SFT.


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 SFT
Destination airport name Skelleftea Airport
City Skelleftea
Country Sweden
Latitude 64.6
Longitude 21.1


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