The cheapest times to fly from SCQ to LAX are

  • January 8th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 9th and May 21st)
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 SCQ to LAX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1559 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $436 for Thursday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $453 to $1371 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 $472. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $907 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $648 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCQ to LAX flight.

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

SCQ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCQ to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santiago de Compostela. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCQ. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Santiago de Compostela. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $130 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $697. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SCQ 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 SCQ to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCQ 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 SCQ to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (SCQ > MAD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $529
  • Average savings: $119 (18.3%)

See SCQ to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (SCQ > BCN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $87 (13.44%)

See SCQ to MAD flights

Hack #3: Paris (SCQ > CDG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $67 (10.35%)

See SCQ to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCQ to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Santiago Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5532 miles or 8903 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCQ to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCQ to LAX flight is about 10 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago de Compostela and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from SCQ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCQ
Origination airport nameSantiago Airport
CitySantiago de Compostela

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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