The cheapest times to fly from PIT to LGB are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 20th to November 18th
  • early December

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 PIT to LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $1248 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $281 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $299 to $722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $744. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $442 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $423 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIT to LGB flight.

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

PIT to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIT to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Pittsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 $186 (33%) 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 $379. Return trip prices are from the LGB to PIT 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 PIT 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 4 hour 48 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 PIT to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 32.74% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PIT to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 13.36% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to SNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 13.00% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 6.26% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to ONT flights

Destination alternative #5: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 4.49% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to SAN flights

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

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 3.90% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to PSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PIT to LGB? 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 Long Beach Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2121 miles or 3413 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIT to LGB flight is about 4 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Pittsburgh, PA and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from PIT to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePIT
Origination airport namePittsburgh International Airport
CityPittsburgh, PA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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