Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Iceland (Reykjavík) (from: Los Angeles )

The average price to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) from Los Angeles airport is $ 798 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 655 (in february) and $ 1009 (in july), which is a saving of $ 143 or a surplus of $ 212 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $599 to $653 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Los Angeles -Iceland (Reykjavík) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Iceland (Reykjavík) from Los Angeles and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in february, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 655, saving $ 143 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 798). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1009).

Flight Los Angeles -Iceland (Reykjavík): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 587 $ 689 good price
February$ 555 $ 655 very good price
March$ 639 $ 738 good price
April$ 639 $ 763 fair price
May$ 661 $ 772 fair price
June$ 833 $ 910 fair price
July$ 897 $ 1009 very high price
August$ 799 $ 904 fair price
September$ 652 $ 751 fair price
October$ 623 $ 693 good price
November$ 642 $ 746 good price
December$ 748 $ 932 high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Los Angeles to Iceland (Reykjavík)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Los Angeles to Iceland (Reykjavík) range from $435 to $1197. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $436 to $490), 1% at the maximum price (from $1143 to $1197). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $653 to $708 (12% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Los Angeles ->Iceland flight

There are 15 companies that serve Los Angeles from Iceland (Reykjavík) airport: Spirit Airlines, SAS, United, Icelandair, jetBlue, Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Air Canada, norse atlantic airways (uk), KLM, WestJet, Delta, Sun Country and Air France.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Spirit Airlines was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (24% of the time) on the Los Angeles ->Iceland route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Los Angeles -Iceland (Reykjavík) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $37. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $35.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Iceland (Reykjavík) to Los Angeles departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $37. Conversely, departing from Iceland (Reykjavík) on a sunday may cost you an additional $40.


Top prices Los Angeles -Iceland (Reykjavík)

Round tripDatesPrice
Los Angeles → Reykjavík16-07 to 25-07-2024$ 548 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík20-08 to 27-08-2024$ 541 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík06-09 to 13-09-2024$ 497 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík11-09 to 18-09-2024$ 516 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík12-09 to 22-09-2024$ 552 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík13-09 to 22-09-2024$ 528 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík14-09 to 21-09-2024$ 482 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík18-09 to 29-09-2024$ 497 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík16-10 to 23-10-2024$ 516 
Los Angeles → Reykjavík25-10 to 30-10-2024$ 531 


When to book your flight Los Angeles - Iceland (Reykjavík) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 5 to 6 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Los Angeles -Iceland flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a friday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Los Angeles to Iceland (Reykjavík), it is recommended to buy it 5 to 6 months before departure (it is then on average 749 $, which is a saving of 49 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (225 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Los Angeles to Iceland (Reykjavík) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 631 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 667), 3 to 4 months ($ 687), 4 to 5 months ($ 680)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 580 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 587), 3 to 4 months ($ 651), 5 to 6 months ($ 652)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 668 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 676), 2 to 3 months ($ 671), 4 to 5 months ($ 696), 5 to 6 months ($ 699), 6 to 7 months ($ 711), 7 to 8 months ($ 714), 9 to 10 months ($ 692)

April

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 668 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 691), 4 to 5 months ($ 693), 5 to 6 months ($ 710), 6 to 7 months ($ 723), 7 to 8 months ($ 726), 8 to 9 months ($ 734)

May

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 696 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 762), 2 to 3 months ($ 705), 4 to 5 months ($ 707), 5 to 6 months ($ 749)

June

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 839 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 869), 3 to 4 months ($ 893), 4 to 5 months ($ 847), 6 to 7 months ($ 874)

July

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 902 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1005), 3 to 4 months ($ 995), 4 to 5 months ($ 958), 5 to 6 months ($ 913), 7 to 8 months ($ 945), 8 to 9 months ($ 973), 9 to 10 months ($ 937), 10 to 11 months ($ 984)

August

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 836 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 888), 3 to 4 months ($ 868), 4 to 5 months ($ 868), 5 to 6 months ($ 851), 7 to 8 months ($ 856), 8 to 9 months ($ 866), 9 to 10 months ($ 890), 10 to 11 months ($ 891)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 665 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 710), 2 to 3 months ($ 740), 4 to 5 months ($ 736), 5 to 6 months ($ 724), 6 to 7 months ($ 743), 8 to 9 months ($ 728)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 652 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 652), 4 to 5 months ($ 690), 5 to 6 months ($ 673), 7 to 8 months ($ 677)

November

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 653 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 712), 2 to 3 months ($ 710), 3 to 4 months ($ 710), 4 to 5 months ($ 716), 5 to 6 months ($ 671), 9 to 10 months ($ 741)

December

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 775 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 898), 2 to 3 months ($ 890), 3 to 4 months ($ 900), 4 to 5 months ($ 927), 5 to 6 months ($ 875), 7 to 8 months ($ 842), 8 to 9 months ($ 895), 9 to 10 months ($ 904)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, friday is the day when plane tickets for Los Angeles ->Iceland are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a friday, you will save $4. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $9 more.



Los Angeles to Iceland (Reykjavík): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
May 2024$ 1020
$1020 to $1020
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June 2024$ 753
$604 to $1194
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July 2024$ 648
$548 to $770
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August 2024$ 661
$527 to $766
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September 2024$ 612
$482 to $876
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October 2024$ 700
$516 to $1126
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November 2024$ 814
$687 to $983
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December 2024$ 932
$762 to $1149
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January 2025$ 852
$837 to $888
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February 2025$ 884
$881 to $887
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March 2025$ 921
$870 to $971
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, june, july, august and september are cheaper to travel to Iceland (Reykjavík). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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