The cheapest times to fly from SCN to LAX are
- April 2nd to September 23rd
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 SCN to LAX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $6823 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $1216 for Friday flights around early to mid May.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1602 to $6821 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $5152. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $6588. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1436 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6566 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCN to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SCN to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SCN to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Saarbrücken. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.7, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SCN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Saarbrücken. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1258 (19%) 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 $4339. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SCN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SCN to LAX 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 24 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 SCN to LAX while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
- Usually 6.37% less expensive than LAX
- 2-layover flights available
- 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
- Usually 3.45% less expensive than LAX
- 2-layover flights available
Flight Hacking SCN to LAX
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 SCN to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $782
- Average savings: $5784 (88.09%)
- Price for both tickets: $796
- Average savings: $5770 (87.88%)
- Price for both tickets: $966
- Average savings: $5600 (85.29%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SCN to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Saarbruecken Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5789 miles or 9316 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SCN to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCN to LAX flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Saarbrucken and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SCN to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Saarbruecken Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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