The cheapest times to fly from ASM to LAX are

  • January 1st to April 22nd
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 ASM to LAX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $9121 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1328 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Asmara (ASM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1374 to $7380 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $4634. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2492 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ASM to LAX flight.

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

ASM to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ASM to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Asmara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ASM. Saturdays 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 $2877 (54%) 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 $1936. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ASM 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 ASM 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 16 hour 41 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 ASM to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 17.90% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See ASM to ONT flights


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

Hack #1: Cairo (ASM > CAI > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $1423 (57.1%)

See ASM to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ASM > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $1405 (56.36%)

See ASM to CAI flights

Hack #3: Dubai (ASM > DXB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1400
  • Average savings: $1092 (43.82%)

See ASM to DXB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8720 miles or 14033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ASM to LAX flight is about 16 hour 41 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ASM to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeASM
Origination airport nameAsmara International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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