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The cheapest times to fly from LGB to TPA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 TPA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1149 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $298 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $323 to $725 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $683. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $352 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $434 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to TPA flight.

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

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LGB to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to TPA 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 $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $183 (32%) 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 $394. Return trip prices are from the TPA to LGB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LGB to TPA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 50 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 TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 4.84% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGB to MCO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2139 miles or 3442 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to TPA flight is about 4 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from LGB to TPA.

 

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 TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

 

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