The cheapest times to fly from LGB to PHL are
- August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
- December 24th to February 25th
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 PHL is late January. Prices can be as high as $1761 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $269 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Philadelphia
Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $277 to $706 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 $295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $838. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $543 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $417 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to PHL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGB to PHL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LGB to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Long Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (29%) 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 $363. Return trip prices are from the PHL to LGB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LGB to PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 17 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 PHL while comparing.
- 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
- Usually 15.11% less expensive than PHL
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LGB to PHL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Long Beach Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2386 miles or 3840 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LGB to PHL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to PHL flight is about 5 hour 17 minutes.
How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Philadelphia, PA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from LGB to PHL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Long Beach Airport|
|City||Long Beach, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Philadelphia International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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