The cheapest times to fly from APW to LAX are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of January 29th and February 12th)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 29th)

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 APW to LAX is late May. Prices can be as high as $2238 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $900 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Apia (APW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $960 to $1743 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1086. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $846 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1361 can be considered a good price for a round-trip APW to LAX flight.

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

APW to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the APW to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Apia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $393 (24%) 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 $1108. Return trip prices are from the LAX to APW 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 APW 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 9 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Auckland (APW > AKL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1292
  • Average savings: $69 (5.07%)

See APW to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (APW > SYD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1343
  • Average savings: $19 (1.36%)

See APW to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Fiji Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4825 miles or 7765 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop APW to LAX flight is about 9 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from APW to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAPW
Origination airport nameFaleolo International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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