The cheapest times to fly from FAO to LAX are

  • January 22nd to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 FAO to LAX is early December. Prices can be as high as $1401 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $456 for Thursday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Faro (FAO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $527 to $1238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $540. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1282. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $742 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $819 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAO to LAX flight.

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

FAO to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAO to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Faro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FAO. 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 $102 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $797. Return trip prices are from the LAX to FAO 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 FAO 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 11 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Toulouse (FAO > TLS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $560
  • Average savings: $259 (31.58%)

See FAO to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (FAO > LGW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $257 (31.4%)

See FAO to TLS flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (FAO > ARN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $566
  • Average savings: $253 (30.91%)

See FAO to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5802 miles or 9337 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAO to LAX flight is about 11 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from FAO to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAO
Origination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -8

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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