The cheapest times to fly from JAC to LAX are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • June 4th to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 18th and July 2nd)
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 1st, and November 19th)

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 JAC to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $813 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $263 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Jackson, WY (JAC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $273 to $511 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 $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $495. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $215 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 JAC to LAX flight.

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

JAC to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JAC to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Jackson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


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 $125 (28%) 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 $319. Return trip prices are from the LAX to JAC 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 JAC 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 24 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 JAC to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 3.79% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAC to LGB flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 0.54% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAC to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 784 miles or 1262 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JAC to LAX flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Jackson, WY and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from JAC to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JAC
Origination airport name Jackson Hole Airport
City Jackson, WY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -110.7

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 JAC to LAX tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 47% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for JAC about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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