The cheapest times to fly from LGB to HGH are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 2nd to April 22nd
  • August 20th to November 11th

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 LGB to HGH is early October. Prices can be as high as $4547 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $645 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Hangzhou

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Hangzhou (HGH) will usually cost between $770 to $2650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $845. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2625. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1780 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to HGH flight.

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

LGB to HGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to HGH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HGH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Sundays 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 $336 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1435. Return trip prices are from the HGH to LGB 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 LGB to HGH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 51 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 LGB to HGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from HGH
  • Usually 40.02% less expensive than HGH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGB to PVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Lukou Airport (NKG) in Nanjing

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from HGH
  • Usually 28.35% less expensive than HGH
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to NKG flights

Destination alternative #3: Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) in Shanghai

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from HGH
  • Usually 27.71% less expensive than HGH
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to SHA flights


Flight Hacking LGB to HGH

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 LGB to HGH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (LGB > SFO > HGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $533 (37.89%)

See LGB to SFO flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (LGB > LAX > HGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $386 (27.43%)

See LGB to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (LGB > SJC > HGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $339 (24.08%)

See LGB to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGB to HGH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Xiaoshan Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6589 miles or 10604 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LGB to HGH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to HGH flight is about 12 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Hangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LGB to HGH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGB
Origination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

Return Airport

Destination code HGH
Destination airport name Xiaoshan Airport
City Hangzhou
Country China
Latitude 30.2
Longitude 120.4


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