The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LIN are

  • October 29th to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 LAX to LIN is early November. Prices can be as high as $1499 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $502 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Milan (LIN) will usually cost between $517 to $971 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 $521. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $954. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LIN flight.

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

LAX to LIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LIN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Milan, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (10%) 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 $682. Return trip prices are from the LIN to LAX 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 LAX to LIN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 52 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to LIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 9.77% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 8.78% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to MXP flights


Flight Hacking LAX to LIN

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 LAX to LIN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (LAX > LHR > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $545
  • Average savings: $167 (23.4%)

See LAX to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LGW > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $121 (16.94%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > LIN)

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $99 (13.88%)

See LAX to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6051 miles or 9738 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LIN flight is about 11 hour 52 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from LAX to LIN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code LIN
Destination airport name Milano Linate Airport
City Milan
Country Italy
Latitude 45.4
Longitude 9.3


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