The cheapest times to fly from SCO to LGB are

  • March 5th to March 18th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 SCO to LGB is late September. Prices can be as high as $11600 for Tuesday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $4415 for Saturday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $4842 to $8566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $5287. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $11600. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6313 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6125 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to LGB flight.

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

SCO to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to LGB flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.54, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Long Beach, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4139 (37%) 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 $4856. Return trip prices are from the LGB to SCO 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 SCO to LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 38 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SCO to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 77.35% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCO to LAX flights

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 62.72% less expensive than LGB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SCO to SAN flights


Flight Hacking SCO 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 SCO to LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (SCO > IST > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $5089 (83.08%)

See SCO to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (SCO > SVO > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1057
  • Average savings: $5068 (82.74%)

See SCO to IST flights

Hack #3: St. Petersburg (SCO > LED > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1149
  • Average savings: $4976 (81.25%)

See SCO to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7025 miles or 11306 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to LGB flight is about 13 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from SCO to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

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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