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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to LGB are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • early December

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 TYS to LGB is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1696 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $346 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $377 to $878 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $437. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $877. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $441 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to LGB flight.

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

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TYS to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to LGB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $311 (42%) 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 $434. Return trip prices are from the LGB to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS to LGB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 TYS to LGB while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 33.39% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to LAX flights

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 34.60% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 33.30% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 30.88% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to BUR flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 28.98% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to ONT flights

Destination alternative #6: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.50% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to PSP flights

 

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

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (TYS > LAS > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $74 (12.8%)

See TYS to LAS flights

Hack #2: Salt Lake City, UT (TYS > SLC > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $28 (4.84%)

See TYS to SLC flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (TYS > SJC > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $563
  • Average savings: $15 (2.6%)

See TYS to SJC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1932 miles or 3109 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to LGB flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from TYS to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code TYS
Origination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84

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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