The cheapest times to fly from ALC to LAX are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 9th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 22nd)

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 ALC to LAX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1334 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $391 for Thursday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Alicante (ALC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $416 to $1255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $454. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1253. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $799 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $601 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALC to LAX flight.

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

ALC to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALC to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Alicante. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ALC. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Alicante. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $625. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ALC 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 ALC 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 11 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ALC 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 ALC to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (ALC > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $84 (13.91%)

See ALC to LGW flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $77 (12.82%)

See ALC to CPH flights

Hack #3: Madrid (ALC > MAD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $531
  • Average savings: $70 (11.57%)

See ALC to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Qatar Airways, SAS, Southwest, Spirit, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6052 miles or 9740 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALC to LAX flight is about 11 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from ALC to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALC
Origination airport name Alicante Elche Airport
City Alicante
Country Spain
Latitude 38.3
Longitude -0.6

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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