The cheapest times to fly from KOA to LAX are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 30th to May 20th
- August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
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 KOA to LAX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $894 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $346 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $386 to $668 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $675. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $280 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $488 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KOA to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KOA to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KOA. Saturdays 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 $98 (18%) 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 $462. Return trip prices are from the LAX to KOA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from KOA to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 29 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 KOA to LAX while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
- Usually 13.52% less expensive than LAX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KOA to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2501 miles or 4025 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KOA to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to LAX flight is about 5 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Kona, HI and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 143 available flights from KOA to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from KOA to LAX tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 12% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for KOA about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 32 minutes late
- American: 13 minutes late
- United: 6 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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