The cheapest times to fly from ASE to LAX are

  • May 14th to June 17th
  • mid July
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to January 14th (except the weeks of December 10th and January 1st)

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 ASE to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $751 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $265 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Aspen, CO (ASE) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $284 to $523 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $140 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $369 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ASE to LAX flight.

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

ASE to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ASE to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Aspen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $137 (30%) 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 $325. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ASE 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 ASE to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 18 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ASE to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 10.98% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ASE to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 736 miles or 1184 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ASE to LAX flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Aspen, CO and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ASE to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ASE
Origination airport name Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport
City Aspen, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -106.9

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ASE to LAX tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 68% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for ASE about 1 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 12 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 1 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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