The cheapest times to fly from SHJ to LAX are

  • January 15th to May 13th (except the week of January 29th)
  • August 27th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 SHJ to LAX is late April. Prices can be as high as $3890 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $1094 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Sharjah (SHJ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1094 to $1830 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1094. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2138. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1045 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHJ to LAX flight.

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

SHJ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHJ to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sharjah. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SHJ. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Sharjah. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (9%) 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 $1300. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SHJ 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 SHJ 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 15 hour 57 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 SHJ to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.11% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHJ to LGB flights


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

Hack #1: Moscow (SHJ > DME > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $820
  • Average savings: $460 (35.93%)

See SHJ to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (SHJ > SAW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $859
  • Average savings: $420 (32.84%)

See SHJ to DME flights

Hack #3: Cairo (SHJ > CAI > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $252 (19.7%)

See SHJ to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8320 miles or 13390 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHJ to LAX flight is about 15 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SHJ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHJ
Origination airport name Sharjah International Airport
City Sharjah
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.5

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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