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The cheapest times to fly from MFE to LGB are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 MFE to LGB is early September. Prices can be as high as $1305 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $343 for Saturday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX (MFE) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $387 to $829 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $436. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $533 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $560 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MFE to LGB flight.

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

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MFE to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MFE to LGB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from McAllen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $221 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $464. Return trip prices are from the LGB to MFE 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 MFE to LGB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 19 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 MFE to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 27.79% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 27.44% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to ONT flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 26.90% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 25.92% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to SAN flights

Destination alternative #5: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 24.13% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to BUR flights

Destination alternative #6: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 24.13% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See MFE to PSP flights

 

Flight Hacking MFE to LGB

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 MFE to LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (MFE > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $482
  • Average savings: $78 (13.94%)

See MFE to LAS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1300 miles or 2092 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MFE to LGB flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MFE to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MFE
Origination airport name McAllen Miller International Airport
City Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 26.2
Longitude -98.2

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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