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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SMI are

  • April 23rd to October 21st

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 SMI is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $6602 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $2903 for Saturday flights around late May to early June.

 

When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $3045 to $6267 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $3120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $6260. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3140 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5771 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SMI flight.

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

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LAX to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.51, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $507 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4903. Return trip prices are from the SMI 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 SMI 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 36 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 SMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.38% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ADB flights

Destination alternative #2: Santorini Airport (JTR) in Santorini

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.96% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to JTR flights

Destination alternative #3: Imsik Airport (BJV) in Bodrum

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 79.01% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BJV flights

Destination alternative #4: Dalaman Airport (DLM) in Dalaman

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 78.82% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DLM flights

Destination alternative #5: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 74.03% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to JMK flights

Destination alternative #6: Diagoras Airport (RHO) in Rhodes

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 62.40% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to RHO flights

 

Flight Hacking LAX to SMI

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 SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (LAX > ATH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $4983 (86.35%)

See LAX to ATH flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $870
  • Average savings: $4901 (84.92%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $886
  • Average savings: $4885 (84.65%)

See LAX to CPH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7008 miles or 11278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SMI flight is about 13 hour 36 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from LAX to SMI.

 

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 codeSMI
Destination airport nameSamos Airport
CitySamos
CountryGreece
Latitude37.7
Longitude26.9

 

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