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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to LAX are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • 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 TYS to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $1028 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $310 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $333 to $621 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $352. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $531. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $179 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $385 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to LAX flight.

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

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TYS to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 $166 (32%) 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 $350. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 29 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 TYS to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 1.82% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SAN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS 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 McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1945 miles or 3130 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to LAX flight is about 4 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from TYS to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.8
Longitude-84

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

 

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