The cheapest times to fly from LAX to TRG are

  • February 5th to June 17th
  • August 6th to September 30th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the week of 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 LAX to TRG is early June. Prices can be as high as $2818 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $844 for Monday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Tauranga

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Tauranga (TRG) will usually cost between $894 to $2059 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $887. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1429 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to TRG flight.

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

LAX to TRG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to TRG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $99 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1262. Return trip prices are from the TRG 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 TRG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 39 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 TRG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 24.88% less expensive than TRG
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to AKL flights


Flight Hacking LAX to TRG

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 TRG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (LAX > AKL > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $250 (20.26%)

See LAX to AKL flights

Hack #2: Wellington (LAX > WLG > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1095
  • Average savings: $139 (11.26%)

See LAX to WLG flights

Hack #3: Christchurch (LAX > CHC > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $98 (7.94%)

See LAX to CHC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6486 miles or 10438 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to TRG flight is about 12 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LAX to TRG.


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 TRG
Destination airport name Tauranga Airport
City Tauranga
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 176.2


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