The cheapest times to fly from LWS to LGB are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the weeks of February 5th and March 5th)
  • April 9th to June 3rd
  • August 13th to September 9th
  • October 22nd 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 LWS to LGB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $637 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $290 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Lewiston, ID (LWS) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $330 to $498 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 $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $376 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LWS to LGB flight.

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

LWS to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LWS to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lewiston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is 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 $87 (20%) 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 $346. Return trip prices are from the LGB to LWS 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 LWS to LGB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 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 LWS to LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 1.60% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LWS to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 1.60% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LWS to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 869 miles or 1399 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LWS to LGB flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Lewiston, ID and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LWS to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LWS
Origination airport name Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport
City Lewiston, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -117

Return Airport

Destination code LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2


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