The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SSH are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 12th)

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 SSH is late January. Prices can be as high as $4566 for Friday flights during late October, or as low as $1052 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sharm El-Sheikh

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) will usually cost between $1136 to $1553 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $1957. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $800 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SSH flight.

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

LAX to SSH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SSH 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 $0.1, 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. Fridays 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 $112 (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 $1221. Return trip prices are from the SSH 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 SSH 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 2 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 SSH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: King Hussein International Airport (AQJ) in Aqaba

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SSH
  • Usually 13.21% less expensive than SSH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to AQJ flights

Destination alternative #2: Hurghada International Airport (HRG) in Hurghada

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from SSH
  • Usually 11.02% less expensive than SSH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HRG flights


Flight Hacking LAX to SSH

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 SSH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $903
  • Average savings: $355 (28.2%)

See LAX to CPH flights

Hack #2: Madrid (LAX > MAD > SSH)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $269 (21.4%)

See LAX to MAD flights

Hack #3: Zurich (LAX > ZRH > SSH)

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $259 (20.6%)

See LAX to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7802 miles or 12556 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SSH flight is about 15 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Sharm El Sheikh?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSSH
Destination airport nameSharm El Sheikh International Airport
CitySharm El Sheikh


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