The cheapest times to fly from BJM to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 10th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 BJM to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $3335 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1431 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Bujumbura (BJM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1435 to $2865 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 $1462. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2648. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1186 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1663 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BJM to LAX flight.

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

BJM to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BJM to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bujumbura. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. 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 $895 (31%) 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 $1558. Return trip prices are from the LAX to BJM 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 BJM to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Nairobi (BJM > NBO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1275
  • Average savings: $388 (23.31%)

See BJM to BRU flights

Hack #2: Brussels (BJM > BRU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1358
  • Average savings: $305 (18.32%)

See BJM to NBO flights

Hack #3: Addis Ababa (BJM > ADD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1596
  • Average savings: $67 (4%)

See BJM to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, RwandAir, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9471 miles or 15242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BJM to LAX flight is about 18 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from BJM to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BJM
Origination airport name Bujumbura International Airport
City Bujumbura
Country Burundi
Latitude -3.3
Longitude 29.3

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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