The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MLB are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 MLB is early September. Prices can be as high as $1732 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $206 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Melbourne, FL (MLB) will usually cost between $219 to $724 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $217. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $858. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $641 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 LAX to MLB flight.

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

LAX to MLB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MLB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. 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 $184 (35%) 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 $335. Return trip prices are from the MLB 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 MLB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 3 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 MLB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 25.64% less expensive than MLB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 10.72% less expensive than MLB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to FLL flights

Destination alternative #3: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 6.78% less expensive than MLB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PBI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to MLB? 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 Melbourne International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2259 miles or 3635 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MLB flight is about 5 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Melbourne, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from LAX to MLB.


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 MLB
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.1
Longitude -80.6


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