The cheapest times to fly from CUZ to LAX are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 5th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 CUZ to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $1909 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $801 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Cusco (CUZ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $819 to $1468 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 $838. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1546. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $709 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $948 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUZ to LAX flight.

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

CUZ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUZ to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cusco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $128 (11%) 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 $914. Return trip prices are from the LAX to CUZ 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 CUZ 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 9 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Lima (CUZ > LIM > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $308 (32.49%)

See CUZ to BOG flights

Hack #2: Bogota (CUZ > BOG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $42 (4.43%)

See CUZ to LIM flights

Hack #3: Juliaca (CUZ > JUL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $7 (0.69%)

See CUZ to JUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4481 miles or 7211 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUZ to LAX flight is about 9 hour 3 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CUZ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CUZ
Origination airport name Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City Cusco
Country Peru
Latitude -13.5
Longitude -71.9

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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