The cheapest times to fly from LGB to VKO are

  • October 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, January 1st, and March 19th)

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 VKO is late March. Prices can be as high as $14800 for Tuesday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $5539 for Friday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $5895 to $8548 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $5809. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $14800. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $8991 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6021 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to VKO flight.

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

LGB to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to VKO 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 $0.61, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VKO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Moscow, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Long Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1639 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5987. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 57 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Domodedovo Airport (DME) in Moscow

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 81.13% less expensive than VKO
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to DME flights

Destination alternative #2: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 80.47% less expensive than VKO
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to SVO flights


Flight Hacking LGB to VKO

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 VKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Riga (LGB > RIX > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $876
  • Average savings: $5145 (85.45%)

See LGB to RIX flights

Hack #2: Milan (LGB > MXP > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $992
  • Average savings: $5029 (83.52%)

See LGB to MXP flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (LGB > SFO > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $4958 (82.34%)

See LGB to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vnukovo Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6089 miles or 9799 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to VKO flight is about 11 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from LGB to VKO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLGB
Origination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeVKO
Destination airport nameVnukovo Airport


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