The cheapest times to fly from LGB to SZX are

  • February 19th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 SZX is early September. Prices can be as high as $4583 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $603 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $694 to $1419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $750. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2280. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1530 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1119 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to SZX flight.

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

LGB to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to SZX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Shenzhen, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Long Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1046. Return trip prices are from the SZX 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 SZX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 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 LGB to SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 11.89% less expensive than SZX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGB to HKG flights


Flight Hacking LGB to SZX

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 SZX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (LGB > LAX > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $173 (15.46%)

See LGB to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (LGB > SFO > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $980
  • Average savings: $140 (12.47%)

See LGB to SFO flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LGB > SEA > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $136 (12.15%)

See LGB to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7251 miles or 11669 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to SZX flight is about 14 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from LGB to SZX.


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 SZX
Destination airport name Bao’an International Airport
City Shenzhen
Country China
Latitude 22.6
Longitude 113.8


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