The cheapest times to fly from DIL to LAX are

  • May 14th to May 27th
  • October 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of October 22nd, December 3rd, and January 15th)

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 DIL to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $9400 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $2836 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Dili (DIL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $3589 to $9380 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $5708. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $9379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3671 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $9347 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DIL to LAX flight.

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

DIL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DIL to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Díli. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.72, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Díli. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2008 (21%) 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 $5502. Return trip prices are from the LAX to DIL 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 DIL to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Darwin (DIL > DRW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $8041 (86.03%)

See DIL to DPS flights

Hack #2: Denpasar (DIL > DPS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1460
  • Average savings: $7888 (84.39%)

See DIL to DRW flights

Hack #3: Singapore (DIL > SIN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $5130
  • Average savings: $4218 (45.12%)

See DIL to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8036 miles or 12933 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DIL to LAX flight is about 15 hour 27 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DIL to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DIL
Origination airport name Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
City Dili
Country Timor-Leste
Latitude -8.5
Longitude 125.5

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


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