The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SKG are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 22nd, and October 29th)

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 SKG is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1296 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $609 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Thessaloniki

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Thessaloniki (SKG) will usually cost between $705 to $1051 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $690. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1056. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $782 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SKG flight.

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

LAX to SKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SKG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Thessaloniki, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (8%) 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 $768. Return trip prices are from the SKG 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 SKG 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 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to SKG

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 SKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $647
  • Average savings: $136 (17.33%)

See LAX to CPH flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LGW > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $118 (15.09%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #3: Paris (LAX > CDG > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $671
  • Average savings: $112 (14.26%)

See LAX to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Eurowings, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6733 miles or 10836 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SKG flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from LAX to SKG.


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 SKG
Destination airport name Makedonia Airport
City Thessaloniki
Country Greece
Latitude 40.5
Longitude 23


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