The cheapest times to fly from COU to LAX are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to April 29th
- May 28th to June 10th
- early to mid July
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 COU to LAX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $831 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $263 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Columbia, MO (COU) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $367 to $606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $358. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $578. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $220 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip COU to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the COU to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the COU to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Columbia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $109 (22%) 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 $387. Return trip prices are from the LAX to COU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from COU 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 3 hour 40 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 COU to LAX while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
- Usually 11.17% less expensive than LAX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from COU to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Columbia Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1489 miles or 2396 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from COU to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop COU to LAX flight is about 3 hour 40 minutes.
How many flights go between Columbia, MO and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from COU to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Columbia Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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