The cheapest times to fly from LGB to GRU are

  • February 5th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 GRU is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $4893 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1678 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Sao Paulo (GRU) will usually cost between $1683 to $2446 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1682. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $950 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1792 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to GRU flight.

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

LGB to GRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to GRU flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GRU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to São Paulo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Long Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1875. Return trip prices are from the GRU 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 GRU 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 3 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 GRU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Sao Paulo

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from GRU
  • Usually 15.23% less expensive than GRU
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to VCP flights


Flight Hacking LGB to GRU

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 GRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (LGB > LAS > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $956
  • Average savings: $837 (46.68%)

See LGB to LAS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LGB > BOS > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1080
  • Average savings: $713 (39.76%)

See LGB to BOS flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (LGB > MIA > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1130
  • Average savings: $663 (36.97%)

See LGB to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6145 miles or 9889 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to GRU flight is about 12 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LGB to GRU.


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 GRU
Destination airport name Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.4
Longitude -46.5


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