The cheapest times to fly from SKG to LAX are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 SKG to LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1467 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $647 for Wednesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $696 to $1236 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $697. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1370. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $673 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $837 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SKG to LAX flight.

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

SKG to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SKG to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Thessaloniki. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Thessaloniki. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (8%) 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 $835. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SKG 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 SKG 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 13 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SKG > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $564
  • Average savings: $273 (32.58%)

See SKG to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (SKG > ARN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $586
  • Average savings: $251 (29.95%)

See SKG to CPH flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $590
  • Average savings: $247 (29.47%)

See SKG to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Eurowings, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6733 miles or 10836 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SKG to LAX flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from SKG to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SKG
Origination airport name Makedonia Airport
City Thessaloniki
Country Greece
Latitude 40.5
Longitude 23

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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