The cheapest times to fly from LGB to NIM are

  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • October 22nd to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 NIM is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $9869 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1243 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Niamey

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Niamey (NIM) will usually cost between $1469 to $5596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1480. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $4008. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1857 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to NIM flight.

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

LGB to NIM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to NIM 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NIM, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. 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 $2979 (52%) 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 $1814. Return trip prices are from the NIM 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 NIM 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 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGB to NIM

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 NIM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (LGB > CDG > NIM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1389
  • Average savings: $469 (25.23%)

See LGB to CDG flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (LGB > EWR > NIM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1598
  • Average savings: $259 (13.95%)

See LGB to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LGB > JFK > NIM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1620
  • Average savings: $237 (12.76%)

See LGB to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Diori Hamani Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7333 miles or 11801 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to NIM flight is about 14 hour 11 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from LGB to NIM.


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 NIM
Destination airport name Diori Hamani Airport
City Niamey
Country Niger
Latitude 13.5
Longitude 2.2


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