The cheapest times to fly from BTJ to LAX are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 26th to May 13th
  • July 9th to August 12th
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the week of December 17th)

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 BTJ to LAX is late October. Prices can be as high as $9044 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1744 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Banda Aceh (BTJ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1975 to $6917 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1952. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $7735. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5782 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6165 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTJ to LAX flight.

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

BTJ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BTJ to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Banda Aceh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $636 (12%) 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 $5128. Return trip prices are from the LAX to BTJ 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 BTJ 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 17 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (BTJ > KUL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $839
  • Average savings: $5327 (86.4%)

See BTJ to PEN flights

Hack #2: Bayan Lepas (BTJ > PEN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $5161 (83.71%)

See BTJ to KUL flights

Hack #3: Jakarta (BTJ > CGK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $5082 (82.43%)

See BTJ to CGK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8926 miles or 14365 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTJ to LAX flight is about 17 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Banda Aceh and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from BTJ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BTJ
Origination airport name Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport
City Banda Aceh
Country Indonesia
Latitude 5.5
Longitude 95.4

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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