The cheapest times to fly from ADL to LAX are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 ADL to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1703 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $710 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Adelaide (ADL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $740 to $1329 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $752. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1473. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $722 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $853 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADL to LAX flight.

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

ADL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADL to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Adelaide. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 ADL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Adelaide. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $109 (9%) 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 $886. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ADL 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 ADL 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 15 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ADL to LAX

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 ADL to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (ADL > MEL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $48 (5.63%)

See ADL to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (ADL > SYD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $34 (3.99%)

See ADL to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, LATAM, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8170 miles or 13148 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADL to LAX flight is about 15 hour 41 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADL
Origination airport name Adelaide International Airport
City Adelaide
Country Australia
Latitude -34.9
Longitude 138.5

Return Airport

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


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