The cheapest times to fly from GPS to LAX are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • March 12th to July 15th (except the weeks of April 2nd and June 25th)

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 GPS to LAX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1640 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $658 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Galapagos Islands (GPS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $709 to $1235 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 $726. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1366. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $641 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $907 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GPS to LAX flight.

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

GPS to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GPS to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Baltra Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Baltra Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (8%) 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 $862. Return trip prices are from the LAX to GPS 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 GPS 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 6 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Quito (GPS > UIO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $60 (6.56%)

See GPS to GYE flights

Hack #2: Guayaquil (GPS > GYE > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $905
  • Average savings: $3 (0.28%)

See GPS to UIO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2993 miles or 4817 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GPS to LAX flight is about 6 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Galapagos Islands and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from GPS to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GPS
Origination airport name Baltra Airport
City Galapagos Islands
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.4
Longitude -90.3

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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