Amazing Deal: Europe To/From Los Angeles From $157 Roundtrip!

We’ve seen many cheap transatlantic fares recently, not least with Norwegian who consistently offer flights from around $300 roundtrip. There are a few other transatlantic low cost carriers around right now, notably WOW Air from Iceland and Westjet from Canada, though IAG have announced they’ll be launching their own long haul low cost carrier based in Barcelona later this year.

The one problem with low cost carrier fares is that they charge extra for everything. In most cases, the price literally only includes a seat onboard. If you want a meal, seat selection, checked bags or any kind of priority, you’ll be excepted to pay extra.

Norwegian Air 787 Economy Class.

Norwegian Air 787 Economy Class.

This afternoon I was searching fares from Scandinavia as I usually do and came across the cheapest non-error fare transatlantic ticket I’ve ever seen. While it’s only valid for travel on one or two days of the week through March, there is no denying that this WOW Air fare could be incredible useful for some. Right now when booking through Google Flights you can fly from Copenhagen, Denmark to Los Angeles for an insane $157 roundtrip, with many more dates available for $166-$169.

WOW Air CPH-LAX

Looking at the calendar view, there are quite a good number of dates available and your return is not limited to certain dates.

WOW Air CPH-LAX 2

Friday departures seem to offer the lowest prices in January and February. These tickets must be booked using Google Flight’s great “separate ticket” feature, meaning you book two one-ways as opposed to a single roundtrip ticket.

WOW Air CPH-LAX 3

You can also fly one-way LAX-CPH for $69!

You can also fly one-way LAX-CPH for $69!

Even better for some, similar fares are available from the U.S., which isn’t often the case with these types of sales.

wow-sfo-cph

The first flight is served by an A320/A321, which has been reviewed on OMAAT before. Meanwhile, the long haul flight is served by one of WOW’s new A330-300s. Their first A330 is even registered TF-GAY, which is a fun bonus.

WOW-Air-A330

You may also want to check if these tickets are eligible for a stopover in Iceland, since that would make them even more valuable.

Bottom Line

While flying low cost across the Atlantic isn’t for everyone, there has never been a better price at which to give it a shot. There are several dates to fly on and good connection times, though keep in mind that any additions like luggage or meals will cost more.

Will you be booking one of these fares?

About Daniel

Daniel, best known as Dantorp Aviation on YouTube, is a 19-year-old American Swede who recently graduated from high school in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has become well known for his aviation video content, which ranges from wing-views to reviews, and has already visited 24 countries on four continents through his passion for flying and travel.

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Comments

  1. I even saw $69 flights from SFO to Copenhagen!

    Is there any seasonality to when airlines put cheap flights to Europe on sale?

  2. @Matt – January to March are among the least popular months for leisure travel so it’s common to see economy/premium economy sales during these dates! 🙂

  3. I love wow air!!! We need to support this airline or it will be gone and so will all our low fares! I have three trips booked on wow air thru April – all weekend trips to Europe.

  4. I mean WOW air do need a few more planes to make all these routes work, yes they are cheap, but the flights they operate are always so delayed.

    And they don’t code share with anyone, so if anything goes wrong, expect to have a fun time waiting around.

  5. I was under the impression this site is about flying first and business? Keep the cattle class stuff to the poor and stupid!

  6. Wtf Daniel this isn’t one of those third rate economy deals blogs. There’s enough of them on boarding area already. Lucky please stop him from posting irrelevant posts on your amazing blog. And once again my heart goes out to Ford, who has to see a young twink post on Lucky’s blog. Lemme know if you want to talk, Ford.

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