The cheapest times to fly from FOR to LAX are

  • March 5th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of October 8th)

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 FOR to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $2648 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $741 for Thursday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Fortaleza (FOR) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $788 to $1566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $826. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1749. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $923 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $922 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FOR to LAX flight.

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

FOR to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FOR to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fortaleza. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 FOR. 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 $104 (8%) 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 $977. Return trip prices are from the LAX to FOR 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 FOR 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 24 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Miami, FL (FOR > MIA > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $170 (18.44%)

See FOR to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (FOR > MCO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $806
  • Average savings: $116 (12.58%)

See FOR to MIA flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (FOR > GRU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $42 (4.56%)

See FOR to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5786 miles or 9312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FOR to LAX flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from FOR to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FOR
Origination airport name Pinto Martins International Airport
City Fortaleza
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.8
Longitude -38.5

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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