The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SHJ are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of February 5th and March 19th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SHJ is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $6653 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $843 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Sharjah

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Sharjah (SHJ) will usually cost between $843 to $1749 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $874. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2133. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $973 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SHJ flight.

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

LAX to SHJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SHJ 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sharjah, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1075. Return trip prices are from the SHJ 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 SHJ 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 57 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 SHJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 13.82% less expensive than SHJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to DXB flights

Destination alternative #2: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in Abu Dhabi

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 12.69% less expensive than SHJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to AUH flights

Destination alternative #3: Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) in Jebel Ali

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than SHJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DWC flights


Flight Hacking LAX to SHJ

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 SHJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (LAX > DME > SHJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $109 (11.2%)

See LAX to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8320 miles or 13390 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SHJ flight is about 15 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from LAX to SHJ.


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 SHJ
Destination airport name Sharjah International Airport
City Sharjah
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.5


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