The cheapest times to fly from SFT to LAX are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 SFT to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $1565 for Tuesday flights during mid July, or as low as $647 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Skelleftea (SFT) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $711 to $1214 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $755. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1233. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $479 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $904 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFT to LAX flight.

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

SFT to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFT to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from SkellefteƄ. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to SkellefteƄ. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $131 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $871. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SFT 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 SFT 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 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFT 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 SFT to LAX ā€” but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (SFT > ARN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $549
  • Average savings: $355 (39.27%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5282 miles or 8501 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFT to LAX flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Skelleftea and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SFT to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFT
Origination airport name Skelleftea Airport
City Skelleftea
Country Sweden
Latitude 64.6
Longitude 21.1

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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