The cheapest times to fly from GDV to LAX are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of March 12th, March 19th, and April 9th)
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 GDV to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $834 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $346 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Glendive, MT (GDV) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $436 to $696 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 $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $674. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $592 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDV to LAX flight.

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

GDV to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDV to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Glendive. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into GDV. 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 $93 (15%) 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 $537. Return trip prices are from the LAX to GDV 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 GDV to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Billings, MT (GDV > BIL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $375
  • Average savings: $218 (36.74%)

See GDV to BIL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1154 miles or 1857 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDV to LAX flight is about 3 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Glendive, MT and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from GDV to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGDV
Origination airport nameDawson Community Airport
CityGlendive, MT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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