The cheapest times to fly from CTA to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 CTA to LAX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1398 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $535 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Catania (CTA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $555 to $1133 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1244. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $673 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $685 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTA to LAX flight.

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

CTA to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTA to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Catania. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far 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 CTA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Catania. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $89 (9%) 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 $711. Return trip prices are from the LAX to CTA 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 CTA 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 12 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Paris (CTA > CDG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $569
  • Average savings: $116 (16.87%)

See CTA to BLQ flights

Hack #2: Bologna (CTA > BLQ > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $112 (16.29%)

See CTA to CDG flights

Hack #3: Naples (CTA > NAP > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $94 (13.73%)

See CTA to NAP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air Europa, Air France, Air Italy, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6667 miles or 10729 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTA to LAX flight is about 12 hour 59 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from CTA to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CTA
Origination airport name Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
City Catania
Country Italy
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 15.1

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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